Profile for John Kovari

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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 330 Public Personnel Administration, PUB 340 Urban Administration



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


John Kovari, Political Science & Public Administration, presented "TIF Goldilocks: Determining Optimal Tax Incremental Finance Levels" at the 2019 Association for Budgeting & Financial Management annual conference on Sept. 27, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Submitted on: Sept. 30, 2019


John Kovari, CL-23, authored the article "Applying Punctuated Equilibrium Theory to Municipal and County Operating and Capital Budgets" in the Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management published on Feb. 2, 2017 by PrAcademics Press.

Submitted on: Feb. 3, 2017