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SPA Assistant Professor

A L MoretaDr. Agustín León-Moreta

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Florida State University, FL
Office:  SSCO 3006
Curriculum Vitae

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 research and teaching interests include public budgeting and financial management, institutions, federalism, policy analysis, and empirical research methodologies.

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Recent Publications

2019. “Functional Responsibilities of Municipal Government: Metropolitan Disparities and Instruments of Intergovernmental Management,” Urban Studies: forthcoming:

2018. “Institutional Capacity and Police Services: A Local Public Economies Perspective” Public Administration Review (PAR) 78(2): 270-283:

2018. “Functional Responsibilities of Municipal Governments,” American Review of Public Administration (ARPA) 48(1): 18-32: