The purpose of the Government Finance Research Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA) is to shape and inform public policy and scholarly discourse on government and public finance by identifying, planning and executing research, providing periodic reports and informed analyses, and offering venues at which to convene national and local discussion on fiscal and governmental issues.

UIC CUPPA’s Government Finance Research Center brings together the best academic minds with public and private sector experts to address the pressing fiscal issues in our communities and states, large or small. The time is now to bring public financial challenges to the forefront and discuss outcomes that combine pragmatic solutions with rigorous theory.

Michael A. Pagano  |  Director

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