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Dr. Agrawal Featured Expert in WalletHub Post

Dr. David Agrawal, an assistant professor for both the Martin School and the Department of Economics, has been featured in a piece published by WalletHub examining state and local taxes.

Dr. Agrawal Studies Taxation in an Internet Age

Many Americans these days do their shopping online-- for gifts, services, and even their groceries. However, unless the vendor has a physical location in the shopper's state, the purchaser likely isn't paying state and local sales taxes.

How Do Charter Schools Affect Students in the Long-Term?

Dr. Zimmer and his co-authors examine the impact charter high schools have on students' long-term attainment and earnings.

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Dr. Denison Examines Debt Concentration in Latest Publication

Dr. Denison has published a new study with co-author Dr. Robert Greer from UGA in Public Budgeting & FinanceDr. Denison and Dr. Greer take a look at "the general factors that affect the distrubtion of debt among state and local governments." 

Learning by Doing: Reflections on Strategic Planning Course

Sarah Smith, a second-year MPA student, reflects on one of her favorite courses at the Martin School.

Public Financial Management in the 21st Century

Through a partnership with the Von Allmen School of Accountancy, the Martin School has two new online program offerings.

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MPA Alumnus Brings Policy to Life at Regional Think Tank

Where is he now? Read more about Dustin, an MPA graduate, and his work as a Research and Policy Associate at the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy.

Martin School Grad & Visiting Professor Named Co-Editor of Major Publication

We are excited to share the news that Dr. Jeremy Hall, a graduate of our Ph.D program and visiting professor, has been named a Co-Editor for Public Administration Review!

Fall Capstone Defense Schedule

Students graduating this winter will defend their Capstone Projects on Monday, November 28th. Each student will present their research to a panel of faculty and practitioners, followed by questions. We encourage students to attend!

PhD Student Wins Prize at APPAM Conference for Research

Cole Rakow, who recently defended his dissertation successfully, presented his research at APPAM. His paper is titled, "Revenue Complexity Vs. Revenue Diversification: A New Empirical Approach to an Old Debate." You can watch him present in a quick video!