Carolyn Bourdeaux, director of the Center for State and Local Finance, presented an update to an earlier budget presentation on Jan. 18, 2017 at the Atlanta Economics Club. This presentation provided an overview of the Georgia budget by addressing structural revenue dilemmas, current economic constraints, areas of concern in the state’s expenditures, and other forces affecting the state budget. It also adds information about Gov. Nathan Deal’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal.
On Oct. 13, 2016, CSLF and FRC hosted a special presentation analyzing what Hillary Clinton’s and Donald Trump’s tax plans will mean for you and the U.S. economy. The experts discussed the major features of each presidential candidate’s plan, including changes to personal income tax and corporate tax, implications for federal tax revenue, changes to tax burdens across income groups and more.
Lindsay Kuhn, a fellow at the Center for State and Local Finance, presented “Georgia’s Community Improvement Districts” on June 24, 2016, at the Andrew Young School. This presentation focused on highlights from her report of the same name, including discussing the evolution and key characteristics of community improvement districts (CIDs) throughout Georgia. Key stakeholders, such as CID leaders, attended the presentation.
Carolyn Bourdeaux, director of the Center for State and Local Finance, presented “Georgia’s Budget: The Big Picture” on Nov. 12, 2015 at the Andrew Young School. This free lecture provided a high-level overview of the Georgia budget by addressing structural revenue dilemmas, current economic constraints, areas of concern in the state’s expenditures, and other forces affecting the state budget.
Nicholas Warner, a research associate, presented research on forecasting for school district revenues and expenditures at the Georgia Association of School Business Officials’ conference Nov. 5, 2015 in Augusta, Ga.
Carolyn Bourdraux, associate professor of public management and policy, made a presentation before the Connecticut legislature Sept. 30, 2015, and it includes information on the state’s local revenue and expenditure portfolio on a per capita basis and as a percent of personal income.
Carolyn Bourdeaux (associate professor and director of the Center for State and Local Finance),… more »
Rahul Pathak, a graduate research assistant, presented a review of comprehensive state tax reforms at the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM) conference Oct. 3, 2015 in Washington, D.C.
Laura Wheeler, a senior research associate, and Mels de Zeeuw, M.A. (economics), presented their work on electric vehicle tax incentives across the nation at the Federation of Tax Administrators’ conference Sept. 29, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.
Senior Research Associate Peter Bluestone presented the findings of a report, “Dynamic Revenue Analysis: Experience of the States,” at the Federation of Tax Administrators conference Sept. 25, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.
Senior Research Associate Laura Wheeler presented municipal incorporation and annexation in Georgia, as well as practices in other states before a Georgia Senate Study Committee Sept. 22, 2015.