Oct 25 2018

The GFRC Panel Series – the Urban Forum Extended. The People’s Money: Panel 2

October 25, 2018

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM


Conference Room 1 Lower level, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs


412 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607



As discussed at the UIC Urban Forum on September 13, cities and other local governments across the U.S. face a range of fiscal challenges, including revenue streams that remain below pre-Great Recession levels, the cost of legacy liabilities, and the budgetary implications of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

The Government Finance Research Center’s 2018 panel series features short presentations on the white papers written as the foundation of discussion at the Urban Forum. The panel series will allow attendees to engage in discussion with the authors and expand on ideas presented into living, breathing next steps for our fiscal challenges with a hint to what the fiscal future may hold.

Each panel will feature two Urban Forum white papers with a moderated discussion about how the ideas and direction presented in the papers relate to contemporary issues facing U.S. cities.  It is not necessary to have attended this year’s Urban Forum to benefit from these discussions.

This event’s white papers are:

The moderator is Yue Zhang, Associate Professor of Political Science at UIC. Her research focuses on comparative urban politics and policy with a focus on urban governance, urban informality, community development, globalization, and cultural policy.

Refreshments will be provided. Door open at 4:30PM; program begins at 4:45PM; networking from 6-6:30PM.

If any accommodations are needed, please contact Amanda Kass at 312-996-8587 or akass6@uic.edu. Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least two days prior to the scheduled event.



Amanda Kass

Date posted

Aug 23, 2018

Date updated

Sep 20, 2018