Public management & finance

This field looks at the effectiveness, efficiency, and equity of government management and leadership, providing valuable insights into making government work better for everyone. Notable areas of the School of Public Affairs faculty expertise include local government, budget and finance, disaster and emergency management, healthy and sustainable communities, and social equity and representation in government. Our alumni serve in government positions across Colorado, the nation, and the world.

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  • Professor and Associate Dean Christine Martell

    Martell elected vice chair of ABFM, publishes book

    Aug 16, 2021 by Toula Wellbrook
    Associate Dean and Professor Christine Martell of the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs has been elected Vice Chair of the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM) for 2022. She also recently published the book Information Resolution and Subnational Capital Markets with Oxford University Press.
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    School of Public Affairs hosts webinar about fiscal implications of COVID-19 on state and local government

    Jun 1, 2020 by Emma Martz
    On May 21, the CU Denver School of Public Affairs hosted its second COVID-19-focused webinar, this time focusing on the fiscal implications of the pandemic on state and local governments. The webinar featured Drs. Todd Ely, Christine Martell and Geoffrey Propheter, a few of the school’s experts on public finance. Dean Paul Teske moderated the discussion.
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