SPA Assistant Professor
Dr. Agustín León-Moreta
Dr. León-Moreta received his BS in Economics from the Catholic University of Ecuador, his country of origin, and his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Public Administration and Policy from the Florida State University (with a cumulative GPA of 4.0). He is a former Fulbright Fellow and a recipient of several awards and grants, including the Ruth Cox Dissertation Award of the Florida Public Affairs Center and the FSU Dissertation Research Grant. A former practitioner, he worked for the Internal Revenue Service of Ecuador in senior positions. His areas of expertise include public finance, municipal organization, and functional responsibilities of municipal governments such as public saftey and land policy. Data sets from his research are published on the University of Michigan's ICPSR website.
- 2019. “Ballot Measures for Open Space Conservation,” Urban Affairs Review, forthcoming: https://www.openicpsr.org/openicpsr/project/112162/version/V1/view
- 2019. “Functional Responsibilities of Municipal Government: Metropolitan Disparities and Instruments of Intergovernmental Management,” Urban Studies 56(12): 2585-2607: https://www.openicpsr.org/openicpsr/project/105251/version/V1/view
- 2018. "Institutional Capacity and Police Services: A Local Public Economies Perspective," Public Administration Review (PAR) 78(2): 270-283: https://www.openicpsr.org/openicpsr/project/101104/version/V3/view