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The Value Added by Professional Certification of Municipal Finance Officers- Dr. David Folz

This article, written by Professor of Political Science and Director of the MPPA program Dr David Folz and UT Institute for Public Service’s Dr Chris Shults, “examines the effects of a state-mandated Certified Municipal Finance Officer program on cities’ financial management performance and finds that the program had a statistically significant independent impact on the observed reduction in the number of annual outside audit findings.”

The full article can be read here.

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