Dr. Justina Jose

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Assistant Professor

School of Public Affairs
Office: AH 4104

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Justina Jose is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs at San Diego State University. She recently received her PhD from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University with a specialization in Public Budgeting and Finance. Her main area of interest is in public financial management with a special focus on public debt management. Justina’s research studies the tools that states use to oversee their local government finances and its impact on local government fiscal outcomes. Furthermore, she studies the financing of water, sewer and climate resilient infrastructure. She has also been a part of projects that provided evidence-based policy advice to the City of Atlanta and the State of Georgia on the financing of public services. Her research has appeared in journals such as Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management and Environment and Urbanization Asia. She is a regular attendee of conferences such as the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM) and Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM). Prior to doing her PhD, Justina completed her M.Sc. in Economics from Symbiosis International University in Pune, India and her BA in Economics from Stella Maris College, Chennai, India.

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