Budget and Financial Management Experts

  • bluestonep_0 Peter Bluestone -

    Peter Bluestone is a senior research associate with the Fiscal Research Center and Center for State and Local Finance. He is a Georgia State University Urban Fellows Recipient. His research includes urban economics, static and dynamic economic impact modeling, and state and local fiscal policy. His work includes modeling state and local impacts of policy… more »

  • 20130820CPR_Carolyn_Bourdeaux_032PSFC_o2.jpg Carolyn Bourdeaux -

    Carolyn Bourdeaux is an Associate Professor of Public Management and Policy at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Ga., Director of the Center for State and Local Finance and Associate Director for Research for the Fiscal Research Center.  From 2007-2010, Dr. Bourdeaux was on leave from the University to serve as… more »

  • hildrethb_0.jpg W. Bartley Hildreth -

    Dr. Bart Hildreth joined the faculty in July 2009. Previously, at Wichita State University, Hildreth was the Regents Distinguished Professor of Public Finance with joint appointments in the public administration faculty of the Hugo Wall School of Urban and Public Affairs and the finance faculty of the W. Frank Barton School of Business. Hildreth served… more »

  • lewisgb.jpg Greg Lewis -

    Greg Lewis is professor and chair of Public Management and Policy.  He primarily teaches quantitative research methods in the master’s and doctoral programs.  He directed the Ph.D. program in public policy until 2012.

    Lewis focuses his research on career patterns in the public service and on diversity issues more broadly.  Recent work examines the impact… more »

  • riderm.jpg Mark Rider -

    Mark Rider is a public finance and applied microeconomics specialist. He has worked on revenue forecasting and tax analysis projects for Georgia State University’s Russia Fiscal Reform Project and the Sri Lanka Tax Policy Training Program. Previously, he worked for the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Tax Analysis where he was responsible for forecasting current law… more »

  • searcyc.jpg Cynthia Searcy -

    Cynthia S. Searcy is Assistant Dean for Academic Programs and an Assistant Professor of Public Management and Policy, specializing in financial management and budgeting, education policy, and health policy. Prior to joining AYSPS, Dr. Searcy was a research associate for the Center for Policy Research and doctoral candidate of public administration at the Maxwell School… more »

  • ShelbyRonald-WPThumb1 Ron Shelby -

    Ron Shelby is the former Director of Finance and Administration, Budget Officer and Investment Officer for Galveston County, Texas where he worked for more than 13 years. Prior to that, he was an operations auditor, stock broker, floor trader in the wheat pits at the Chicago Board of Trade, and a Grain Merchant for Cargill. He… more »

  • sjoquistdl.jpg David Sjoquist -

    Sjoquist’s areas of expertise are state and local taxation and urban and regional economics. A specialist in the field of public finance, Sjoquist has an extensive interest in urban economics, especially local economic development, central city poverty, and education policy. He has published extensively on topics such as analysis of public policies, teenage employment, capital… more »

  • streibg.jpg Gregory Streib -

    Greg Streib is a professor of public management and policy in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. His work to date has focused on various aspects of public management and policy implementation, including policy analysis and evaluation; the skill needs of public managers and professionalism in public service; leadership and… more »

  • willoughbykg.jpg Katherine Willoughby -

    Dr. Katherine Willoughby seeks to promote improved budgeting and financial management practices in the public sector. Her primary focus of research is on state government budgetary and fiscal management. Her book, Policy and Politics in State Budgeting, coauthored with Dr. Kurt Thurmaier, examines the relationship between budgeting and policy development as seen through the eyes… more »