In his December 12 GPPF blog postwith Georgia GOAL’s Jim Kelly and his more detailed comments linked there, Ben Scafidi accuses us of “outright errors, implausible assumptions and a lack of balance” in our recent report on the fiscal effects of Georgia’s Qualified Education Tax… more »
In 2014, Georgia finally brought in more taxes than it did seven years ago. Still, it ranks among the lowest in taxes per capita. CSLF expert Dr. Carolyn Bourdeaux details the state’s FY 2015 outlook and explains the revenue dilemma.
Jobs in Georgia’s Urban and Rural Regions, Changes in Distribution, Type, and Quality of Jobs in Georgia Counties from 2000-2012
In this report, CSLF Expert and Senior Research Associate, Peter Bluestone, indicates how changes in Georgia’s economy affected employment differently in the state’s urban and rural regions.
State Government Revenue Recovery from the Great Recession is just released via Sage Publications OnlineFirst: http://slg.sagepub.com/content/early/recent. The article will be soon released in the Sage Journal: State and Local Government Review.
This report explains that as of 2007 almost 30 percent of state businesses are minority-owned and 8.8 percent are immigrant-owned. These businesses fill important niches in the market by serving minority and immigrant communities and play a role in the export economy as well.
The State and Local Government Workforce: Trends and Patterns in Georgia, the South, and the United States
In this report, CSLF experts Gregory Lewis and Rahul Pathak compare state and local governments (SLGs) workforce patterns in Georgia, the region, and U.S. Lewis and Pathak find that Georgia’s governmental workforce faces one of the largest public-private pay disparities in the country. The report goes on to explore pay differentials by… more »
This book examines budgeting at all levels of U.S. government and includes public budgeting structure, process, legal framework and policy with examples from industrialized and developing countries.
Co-edited with Marilyn Marks… more »
While the U.S. economy has improved since the end of the Great Recession, state government revenues have in most cases still not completely recovered. In this brief, CSLF Principal Associate James Alm and Affiliated Faculty David Sjoquist explore the factors affecting state revenue recovery.