Panel: Economic Efficiency in Local Government
(Public and Non-Profit Management and Finance)

Saturday, November 9, 2019: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Plaza Building: Concourse Level, Plaza Court 5 (Sheraton Denver Downtown)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chair:  Xu Han, University of Maryland
Discussants:  Can Chen, Florida International University and Benjamin Y. Clark, University of Oregon

Economic Efficiency in Local Government

How Public Managers Make Tradeoffs Regarding Lives: Evidence from a Flood Planning Survey Experiment
Patrick Roberts, RAND Corporation, Kris Wernstedt, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Lucia Velotti, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

The Effects of Municipal Structure on Bond Credit Ratings
Hakyeon Lee and Jinsol Park, University of Kentucky

Do Federal Transfers Stimulate Local Economic Development?
Abigail Peralta, Louisiana State University