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 reports and informed analyses, and offering inclusive venues to convene national and local discussions on fiscal and governance issues.

NextGen Public Finance Conference

The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, at Georgia State University, is seeking paper proposals for a conference on Public Finance in the Covid and Post-Covid Economy. They invite papers that examine how the pandemic has affected government revenue and expenditures and government operations by February 18, 2022.

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Annual NextGen Public Finance Conference

The Government Finance Research Blog

The Government Finance Research Center at UIC is a place for sharing. Academics, practitioners and others can rely on its blog for commentary and information about promising and not-so promising practices and much more.

The GFRC blog features a succession of posts short enough to be read by busy people and long enough to offer strong content. They’ll be written by well-known experts in the field.

Check out our latest posts below and click here to see all blog posts.

A Conversation With...

The Government Finance Research Center works with researchers from a variety of backgrounds to analyze the role that public finance plays in our lives. In the interviews below, we talk with experts to dig deeper into pertinent topics and get their perspective on the past, present, and future of government finance.

See our latest conversation below:

Rick Grimm, CEO of NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement