ATLANTA – Homes closer to start-up charters schools in Georgia experience higher property values than those farther away, the greatest impact being for homes located within priority attendance zones in Atlanta, according to a new study by Georgia State University’s Center for State and Local Finance. The report, commissioned by the more »
Doubling of Nonwhite Population Leads Demographic Changes Over Past 45 Years in Atlanta Metropolitan Region, Study Shows
ATLANTA—The nonwhite population has doubled and segregation has decreased as the Atlanta metropolitan region has grown by more than 300 percent over the past 45 years, according to new research by the Center for State and Local Finance at Georgia State University.
Now, more than 5.7 million people call metro Atlanta home. The… more »
Registration is open for the Center for State and Local Finance’s 2017-2018 executive education program.
CSLF’s course offerings include eight essential classes that span a variety of topics that public finance professionals need to hone strategic thinking, advance in the field, and educate key stakeholders.
Now in its fourth year, CSLF’s executive education program… more »
R. Demetrius Taylor, budget director for the Georgia Department of Human Services, was recently awarded CSLF’s Certificate in Public Financial Management. Over the past year, he completed the center’s executive education program, which included six core classes in public finance.
Taylor was recognized last week during CSLF’s debt management training for his completion of the… more »
ATLANTA—Despite economic recovery and job growth in Georgia, rural communities are struggling more than other parts of the state, according to a report by Georgia State University’s Center for State and Local Finance.
ATLANTA – Manufacturing jobs are on the decline in Georgia and across the U.S. — a trend largely brought on by a wave of new technology and movement of jobs overseas — and the future doesn’t look much better, according to a new report released by the Center for State and Local Finance.
ATLANTA – Community improvement districts (CIDs) are an increasingly popular method of promoting economic growth in Georgia, with 25 active CIDs currently. In these special districts, property owners voluntarily tax themselves to fund a range of public improvements and services to support business.
Registration is open for the Center for State and Local Finance’s 2016-2017 executive education in public finance program.
Classes available include CSLF’s series of six core courses, as well as new two-day special sessions covering a range of public finance topics, such as revenue forecasting and cost analysis.
This will be the third year that… more »
Ambassador Andrew Young, a noted civil rights leader and former mayor of Atlanta, will be a guest speaker at the Center for State and Local Finance (CSLF) in May.
Williams served as D.C. mayor from 1999-2007. He had previously served as the District’s chief financial officer.
He is widely credited with turning around… more »