From Theory to Practice: Applying Basics in Economics to Public Finance
Most government finance leaders are keenly aware of the impact regional, national, and even international economic factors have on their community. Understanding those factors and applying basic principles of economics can help finance officers make decisions related to budgeting, capital planning, economic development, investing, and more. This session will explore the skills used in government finance that draw from the economics profession and consider how deeper expertise in these areas could strengthen the government finance office.
Economist, City of Columbia
Director of Finance, CFO, City of Columbia, MO
Auditor, Boon County, MO
Utilities Economist, Tacoma Water
Senior Manager, Research and Consulting, GFOA, Chicago Office