The Center for State and Local Finance (CSLF) is a collaborative effort of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies’ nationally ranked faculty to provide research on issues affecting the future of state and local public finance and to educate the next generation of leaders in public financial management. To learn more about the CSLF and AYSPS, visit https://cslf.gsu.edu and https://aysps.gsu.edu.

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Submissions from 2019

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Age-Based Property Tax Exemptions in Georgia, H. Spencer Banzhaf, Ryan Mickey, Carlianne Patrick, and Per Johnson

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Dynamic Revenue Analysis: Experience of the States, Peter Bluestone and Carolyn Bourdeaux

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Financing Georgia’s Schools, Elton Davis and Isabel Ruthotto

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State and Local Taxes and High-Wage Employment, Sohani Fatehin and David Sjoquist

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The Impact of Interstate Mobility on the Effectiveness of Property Tax Reduction in Georgia, Andrew Feltenstein, Mark Rider, David Sjoquist, and John Winters

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Fiscal Transparency and Accountability, Alex Hathaway, Carolyn Bourdeaux, and Emily Franklin

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Georgia’s Community Improvement Districts (CIDs), Lindsay Kuhn, Sarah Larson, and Carolyn Bourdeaux

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Effects of the Great Recession on Tax Increment Financing in the United States, Georgia and Atlanta, Dick Layton

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The Value of Historic District Status in Georgia, Carlianne Patrick

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Georgia's Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for Education: Review of Trends and Policy Implications, Ross Rubenstein and Nicholas Warner

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New Normal? The Declining Relative Importance of State Taxes, David Sjoquist

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Georgia’s Equalization Grant, Nicholas Warner

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Preparing Local Tax Expenditure Reports: A Practical Guide for Local Governments, Laura Wheeler and Per Johnson

Submissions from 2018

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Driverless Cars, Virtual Offices and Their Effects on Local Government Revenues, Peter Bluestone and Nicholas Warner

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Fiscal Transparency across the States: A Volcker Alliance Paper, Jesseca Lightbourne, Alex Hathaway, Emily Franklin, Bethel Habte, and Bart Hildreth

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State Taxes: What Might the Future Be, David Sjoquist

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Wheel of Fortune: What Pat Sajack Didn’t Tell You, Nick Warner

Submissions from 2017

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A Review of the Georgia Property Tax, Peter Bluestone

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A Briefing on Georgia’s Budget: The Big Picture, Carolyn Bourdeaux

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A Briefing on Georgia’s Budget: The Big Picture, Bob Buschman and Maggie Reeves

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Revenue Forecasting Practices: Accuracy, Transparency and Political Acceptance, Emily Franklin

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Fiscal Transparency and Accountability – Updated Presentation, Alex Hathaway

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Georgia’s Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for Education: Review of Trends and Policy Implications – ABFM 2017, Ross Rubenstein, Youngwan Song, and Nick Warner

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What to Expect from our Demographic and Economic Trends, Sally Wallace

Submissions from 2016

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Georgia’s Community Improvement Districts, Lindsay Kuhn, Sarah Larson, and Carolyn Bourdeaux

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THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES’ TAX PLANS, Lucia Smeal

Submissions from 2015

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Dynamic Revenue Analysis: Experience of the States, Peter Bluestone and Carolyn Bourdeaux

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A Briefing on Georgia’s Budget: The Big Picture, Carolyn Bourdeaux

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Connecticut Fiscal Comparisons, Carolyn Bourdeaux

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STATE TAX COMMISSIONS AND TAX REFORM PROPOSALS, Rahul Pathak, Carolyn Bourdeaux, Sally Wallace, and Sarah Larson

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Forecasting School Districts’ Revenues and Expenditures, Nick Warner

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Forecasting in Times of Increased Volatility, Laura Wheeler

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Georgia Municipal Incorporation and Annexation concerns and Practices in Other States, Laura Wheeler

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Analysis of the Impact of Tax Incentives on the Consumption of Electric Vehicles, Laura Wheeler and Mels Zeeuw

Submissions from 2014

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A Briefing on Georgia’s Budget FY15A-FY16, Carolyn Bourdeaux

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The Effect of Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship on College Major: A Focus on STEM, David Sjoquist and John Winters

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State and Federal Public Finance, Sally Wallace

Submissions from 2013

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A Briefing on Georgia’s Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Budget With a Focus on Education Funding, Carolyn Bourdeaux

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Getting Adjusted to the New Normal Local Government Finance in Georgia Post-Recession, Carolyn Bourdeaux

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The Kansas Experiment: Considering Dynamic Effects, Carolyn Bourdeaux

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Measuring the Effect of Job Creation Tax Credits, Tamoya Christie, Shiferaw Gurmu, Zachary Hawley, David Sjoquist, and Laura Wheeler

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State Corporate Income Taxes, David Sjoquist

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Tax Reform Georgia Style, David Sjoquist

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THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TAX CREDIT: An Analysis of the District of Columbia’s Assessment Limitation, David Sjoquist

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State Individual Income Taxes, Sally Wallace

Submissions from 2012

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A Briefing on Georgia’s Budget, Carolyn Bourdeaux

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The Changing Shape of State Spending, Carolyn Bourdeaux

Submissions from 2010

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Georgia Georgia s’ Taxes, David Sjoquist

Submissions from 2008

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Property Tax Overview, David Sjoquist