Faculty and Students Present at ABFM 2015 Conference

UGA Public Administration and Policy Ph.D. students and faculty presented at the Association for Budgeting & Financial Management (ABFM) conference. The papers featured were:

  • “Do-si-do across State Lines: Empirical Analysis of Online Sales by the Girl Scouts” by Deborah A. Carroll, Associate Professor, University of Georgia, Sarah Larson, Senior Research Associate, Fiscal Research Center, Andrew Young School, Georgia State University
  • “The Economic Value of Rating Outlooks in the Municipal Securities Market” by Sharon Kioko, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Craig L. Johnson, Associate Professor, Indiana University–Bloomington, Tima Moldogaziev, Assistant Professor, University of Georgia
  • “Payment Structure and Contractor Performance: An Analysis of Federal Contracts” by Benjamin Brunjes, Doctoral Candidate, University of Georgia
  • “The Determinants of Subnational Capital Markets: An International Survey” by Tima Moldogaziev, Assistant Professor, University of Georgia, Salvador Espinosa, Assistant Professor, San Diego State University, Christine R. Martell, Associate Professor, University of Colorado-Denver
  • “The Architecture of Regulatory Policy in the U.S. Municipal Bond Market” by Robert A. Greer, Assistant Professor, University of Georgia, Tima Moldogaziev, Assistant Professor, University of Georgia
  • “Highways Spending Covered Thick with Corruption: Effect of Public Corruption on the Size and Allocation of U.S. States’ Spending on Highways” by Cheol Liu, Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Can Chen, Assistant Professor, Florida International University, Jekyung Lee, Doctoral Candidate, University of Georgia

In addition to the presenters, MPA alumnus John Culpepper was honored with the Kenneth Howard Award in lifetime achievement by a practitioner in the field of budgeting and financial management. A full program guide of the ABFM 2015 conference is available here. http://spia.uga.edu/uploads/documents/ABFM+2015+Annual+Conference+Program.compressed.pdf