Exploration of the intersection of policy and economic trends, public finance, and economic development
Don Fullerton researches energy and environmental policy issues, including household garbage and recycling behavior, air and water quality regulation, and climate change policy. He studies the economic effects of these regulations including their cost effectiveness, the distribution of their burdens, and the interactions between environmental policy and other tax policy. He also has done extensive research on taxation issues including the economic incidence and investment incentive effects of the corporate income tax and other federal and state taxes.
IGPA Research By
April 20, 2017Does a carbon policy really burden low-income families?
September 1, 2015Wind power: An opportunity for illinois
May 15, 2015Preparing for Climate Change in Illinois
April 14, 2014Interactions among multiple partial budget solutions
February 18, 2014A permit trading program for carbon dioxide (Cap and Trade)
February 18, 2014Competing goals of budget reforms
April 1, 2011Green taxes
January 20, 2010The Illinois Report 2010
February 1, 2009Does environmental protection hurt low-income families?
Martin Luby is an assistant professor in the School of Public Service at DePaul University and a visiting scholar at IGPA. Luby’s areas of interest and expertise are public financial management, municipal bond markets, and public budgeting. Luby has written extensively on state and local government finance as it relates to the capital markets. He has studied the use of financial derivatives by state and local governments, the efficacy of the Build America bond program, the Dodd-Frank Act’s regulation of municipal advisors, debt refinancing strategies by state and local governments and transportation public-private partnerships.
IGPA Research By
February 23, 2017The Feds giveth and the Feds taketh away
January 16, 2016Illinois Still in the "Financial Condition Penalty" Box
March 1, 2014The scarlet letter in the municipal bond market