Robert A. Greer is an Assistant Professor of Public Budgeting and Finance in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia (Ph.D., University of Kentucky 2013. His research focuses on state and local government debt, issues of fiscal federalism, and applied econometrics. His work appears in Municipal Finance Journal, Public Finance Review, and the forthcoming book Sustaining the States: The Fiscal Sustainability of the American States(CRC Press). Current projects include studying the vertical externalities associated with municipal debt and the allocation of debt capacity between state and local governments. He was the recipient of the 2012 Emerging Scholar Award from the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPA).
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