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Sjoquist's Book About Atlanta

Dr. David Sjoquist is Professor of Economics, and Director of Domestic Programs and Director of the Fiscal Research Program, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University. He recently edited, Past Trends and Future Prospects of the American City: The Dynamics of Atlanta which “provides a comprehensive and detailed Past Trends and Future Prospected of the American City by David Sjoquistinvestigation of a major U.S. city, examining topics that include the economy, demographics, transportation, housing, and race. The book examines the changes that have occurred over the past three decades, exploring the factors associated with those changes and discussing future prospects.”-Amazon

Dr. Sjoquist is a specialist in the field of public finance, particularly state and local public finance. On December 9, 2009, he spoke with 11Alive News to answer questions about the President’s stimulus plan and its focus on small business. 11Alive_Interview

He is currently working on an article, “The Effect of a Program-Based Housing Move on Employment: HOPE VI in Atlanta” (with Bulent Anil and Sally Wallace), to submit to the Southern Economic Journal.