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Shama Ghamkar

Associate Professor

gamkhar@mail.utexas.edu

Biography

Gamkhar Shama, "Intergovernmental Grants," in Handbook of Public Sector Economics, edited by Donijo Robbins, Marcell Dekker, 2004.

"Federal Budget and Trust Fund Institutions: Do They Matter in Measuring the Impact of Federal Highway Grants?" Public Budgeting and Finance, 23 (1), (Spring 2003), pp 1-21.

With Jerome Olson, "School District Choices in Capital Markets: Why Texas School Districts prefer lease purchase revenue bonds to general obligation bonds?" National Tax Journal Papers and Proceedings of the 95th Annual Conference on Taxation, Forthcoming 2003.

With Mona Koerner, "Inequalities in Public School Capital Finance: Evidence from School Districts in Texas." National Tax Journal Papers and Proceedings of the 95th Annual Conference on Taxation, Forthcoming 2003.

Federal Intergovernmental Grants and the States: Managing Devolution. Northampton, M.A.: Edward Elgar Publishing Inc., 164 pp.

With Mona Koerner, "Capital Financing of Schools: A Comparison of Lease Purchase Revenue Bonds and General Obligation Bonds in Texas". Public Budgeting and Finance. 22 (2), (June 2002) pp. 21-39.

With ShaoChee Sim, "The Impact of Federal Alcohol and Drug Abuse Block Grants on State and Local Government Substance Abuse Program Expenditure: The Role of Federal Oversight." Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. 26 (6), (December 2001), pp. 45-71.

With Jerome Olson, "Asymmetric Responses in Economic Models." Journal of Policy Modeling, 23(5), (November 2001), pp. 553-568.

"Is the Response of State and Local Highway Spending Symmetric to Increases and Decreases in Federal Highway Grants?" Public Finance Review (formerly Public Finance Quarterly). Vol. 28 No.1 (January 2000), pp. 3-25.