Economist Sally Wallace, director of the Fiscal Research Center, has been named dean of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies.
Wallace, a professor of economics, has been on Georgia State’s faculty since 1991, serving five years as department chair. She was the school’s associate dean for research and strategic initiatives from 2015 to… more »
The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies hosted the Public Finance and the New Economy conference on April 26-27. In addition to showcasing new research and scholars from around the country, the conference honored Professor David L. Sjoquist for his substantial contributions to state and local public finance.
The Fiscal Research Center recently published an analysis detailing the major state and local revenue sources from 1998-2015, entitled “Financing Georgia’s Future IV.”
Authored by Sally Wallace and Rahul Pathak, the report provides a comprehensive overview of trends in Georgia’s state and local finances over the past 18 years, highlighting changing fiscal patterns… more »
Along with legislators in nearly two dozen states, Georgia lawmakers ushered in the 2018 legislative session this week. On Jan. 11, Gov. Nathan Deal plans to give his final State of the State address and release his fiscal year 2019 budget.
Among the issues expected to cross Georgia legislators’ desks: the impact… more »
In a new policy brief, “Data Snapshot: Changes to Georgia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,” researchers Alex Hathaway and Lakshmi Pandey provide an update on the state’s participation in this federal program.
Previously known as the Food Stamp Program, SNAP has been active for more than 50 years. It is… more »
On May 16, the Fiscal Research Center will host a presentation on “Tax Policy in Georgia’s 2017 Legislative Session.” Robert Buschman, a senior research associate, will recap the tax-related bills that passed in Georgia’s 2017 legislative session, as well as a few news-making bills that didn’t pass.