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Tima T. Moldogazíev

Associate Professor of Public Policy

Director of Global Partnerships

324 Pond Lab
University Park , PA 16802

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Tima T. Moldogazíev is an associate professor of public policy and director of global partnerships for the School of Public Policy. Prior to joining Penn State, Moldogazíev was an associate professor of public administration and policy in the School of Public & International Affairs at the University of Georgia. 

Dr. Moldogazíev holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. from Indiana University, and a B.A. from the American University of Central Asia. His primary research and teaching interests are in public sector financial management, regional and local fiscal governance, subnational capital markets, public sector infrastructure financing, special purpose governments and fiscal policy.

Moldogazíev is the author and editor of several upcoming books including Information Resolution and Subnational Capital Finance (Oxford University Press, 2021); Public Policy and Politics in Georgia: Lessons from Post-Soviet Transition (ibidem/Columbia University Press, 2021); and State and Local Financial Instruments: Policy Changes and Management, 2nd edition (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021). His most recent work appears in Governance, International Public Management Journal, Public Budgeting & Finance, Public Administration Review, Public Finance Review, Journal of Public Policy, Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, and Urban Studies. He teaches graduate courses in microeconomics and public policy, public financial administration, budgeting and debt finance, and regional and local fiscal policy. Moldogazíev is an associate editor of Public Administration Review and is on the editorial board of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Administration.

Research Interests:

Subnational Securities Markets; Capital Market Contracting and Financial Intermediation; Municipal Instrument Structure, Pricing, and Liquidity; Urban Fiscal Governance and Infrastructure Finance; Special Purpose Government Organizational Performance, Financial Innovations, and Fiscal Capacity; Capital Finance, Risk, and Organizational Resilience.