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John Kovari

Associate Professor
Political Science Public Admin
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Specialty area(s)

Local government, public budgeting, economic development, tax incremental finance (TIF)

Current courses at UWL

POL 102 State & Local Government, PUB 210 Introduction to Public Administration, PUB 320 Public Budgeting & Finance, PUB 342 Urban Administration

Kudos

presented

John Kovari, Political Science & Public Administration, presented "Best Practices in Using Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) for Building Infrastructure" at the 23rd Conference on the Small City and Regional Community on March 24 online.

Submitted on: Mar. 25

 

presented

John Kovari, Political Science & Public Administration, presented "Utilizing Real Estate Industry Metrics to Assess Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) Projects" at the Association for Budgeting & Financial Management (ABFM) annual conference on Oct. 1 in Washington, DC.

Submitted on: Oct. 4, 2021

 

published

John Kovari, Political Science & Public Administration, co-authored the article "Something in Common: Exploring Fire and EMS Service Sharing Opportunities in the La Crosse County Region" in Wisconsin Policy Forum reports and was accepted for publication by Wisconsin Policy Forum.

Submitted on: Dec. 14, 2020

 

presented

John Kovari, Political Science Public Admin, Political Science & Public Administration, presented "Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) Best Practices" at the International City & County Managers Association (ICMA) 2020 annual conference on Tuesday, Sept. 8 in a recorded on-demand session.

Submitted on: Sept. 8, 2020

 

published

John Kovari, Political Science & Public Administration, authored the article "Predicting TIF Distress: A Statistical Analysis of Tax Incremental Finance Districts in Wisconsin" in "Public Budgeting & Finance" published on Nov. 19, 2019 by Public Financial Publications, Inc.

Submitted on: Nov. 25, 2019