Tima T. Moldogazíev

Tima T. Moldogazíev

Associate Professor of Public Policy


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Biography:

Tima Moldogazíev is associate professor of public policy. Prior to joining the Penn State, he was an associate professor of public administration and policy at the School of Public & International Affairs at the University of Georgia. 

Dr. Moldogazíev holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. from Indiana University, Bloomington, and a B.A. from the American University of Central Asia. His primary research and teaching interests focus on access to public sector capital markets including financial intermediation; municipal debt structure and pricing; credit risk assessment; management and regulation of local government borrowing; as well as regional and urban infrastructure finance, public financial management and fiscal policy.

Moldogazíev is a coauthor of State and Local Financial Instruments: Policy Changes and Management (Edward Elgar) and of Information Institutions and Access to Subnational Capital Finance (under contract with Oxford University Press). His most recent work appears in Public Budgeting & Finance, Public Administration Review, Public Finance Review, Municipal Finance Journal, National Tax Journal, Urban Studies, Journal of Public Policy, and Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory. He teaches graduate courses in public financial administration, budgeting and debt finance, and regional and local fiscal policy.

Research Interests:

Municipal/Subnational Securities Market; Financial Intermediation; Municipal Instrument Structure, Pricing, and Liquidity; Capital Market Contracting; Organizational Behavior; Public Sector Performance and Innovativeness