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Research and Training for Next Generation Public Finance

The Center for State and Local Finance is a collaborative effort of the Andrew Young School’s nationally ranked faculty to provide research on issues affecting the future of state and local public finance and to educate the next generation of leaders in public financial management. Learn More | Our People | News & Events

Executive Education

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Registration is open for CSLF’s March course, Retirement, Risk Management and Procurement. It takes place March 16-18, 2016. Public sector employees get a 30 percent discount.


Leadership Training

In May, CSLF will host a leadership training for the first time. John Thomas, internationally known for his research in public management and public policy, will lead the course. Dates: May 11-13

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Want to learn more about our executive education program in public finance? We’ve recorded a webinar presentation that will give you helpful information to consider.

Next Course: March 16-18, 2016

Retirement, Risk Management and Procurement

Want More Information?

Contact Ron Shelby at 404-413-0327.

New Study on Tax Increment Financing Post-Recession

In this update to a 2004 study, the center looks at the effects of the Great Recession on tax increment financing in the United States, Georgia and Atlanta. Special focus on Atlanta’s 10 tax allocation districts, including Atlanta BeltLine and Atlantic Station. Author: Dick Layton, director at Public Financial Management, Inc.


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