Map of all local governments per capita by county

2017 Census of Governments

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Over on Twitter, I worked through a how the current COVID-19 pandemic might influence property taxes in the Chicagoland region (see below for a link to that thread if you want to go through it). Twitter is nice for quick thoughts, but this is important so I thought I’d expand upon that a bit. Off we go!

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Recent Work

  • “Patterns in Special District Creation and Dissolution.” Abstract  pdf
  • “State Tensions in State-Local Intergovernmental Response to Emergencies: The Case of COVID-19.” Abstract  pdf
  • “The Consequences of Specialized Governance on Spending and Expansion of Public Transit.” Local Government Studies Abstract  pdf
  • “Political Fragmentation & Economic Growth in U.S. Metropolitan Areas.” Journal of Urban Affairs Abstract  pdf

Current Teaching



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