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Iuliia Shybalkina, PhD is an Assistant Professor at the Martin School at the University of Kentucky. She studies various points of interaction between citizens and public finance. More specifically, she is interested in property tax, school finance, citizen participation in budgeting, government transparency, and equity. Her current projects have to do with participatory budgeting, property tax assessment appeals, and small school capital projects. Dr. Shybalkina’s research mixes quantitative and qualitative methods. Her research has been published in Public Budgeting and Finance.

Prior to her academic career, Iuliia Shybalkina worked as an economist at a Ukrainian think tank, where she evaluated the government’s fiscal performance and worked to improve citizen financial literacy.

Dr. Shybalkina teaches PA 631: Public Financial Management, including face-to-face and distance learning, and PA 731: Fiscal/Budgetary Policy.

Iuliia Shybalkina received a PhD in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. She also holds an MPA from the University of Oklahoma.