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  • October 2014 Graduate Information Session


    Join the College of Business and Public Administration for an informative event on Tuesday, October 28 at in the Thompson Center in Downtown Chicago (100 W. Randolph, Suite 2-025) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Find out about our Master of Public Administration program, learn about careers in federal, city, and state government, and how the MPA degree can help you succeed. For more information or to RSVP contact us at

  • Recent Publication - Dr. Sargut



    Please join us in congratulating Dr. Gökçe Sargut on his recent publication.


    Argun Saatcioglu and Gökçe Sargut, “Sociology of School Boards: A Social Capital Perspective.” Sociological Inquiry, Vol. 84, No. 1, February 2014, 42–74.

    The pdf of the published version is attached.  Here is the link to the paper on the publisher's website:


    Here is a news release based on an interview with the first author. It provides a good summary of their research question and findings:



  • Recent Publication - Dr. Williams


    Please join us in congratulating Michael Williams on his publication in the Journal of Banking and Finance, one of the top journals in Finance:


    Bhanot, K., Burns, N., Hunter, D., Williams, M., 2014. News spillovers from the Greek debt crisis: Impact on the Eurozone financial sector. Journal of Banking & Finance 38, 51-63.


    For GSU colleagues, you may access the entire article by  going to the GSU  library main page, clicking on the “Databases A-Z”,  selecting the “R-S” tab, and scrolling down to Science Direct.


    For other colleagues, you may find the abstract and some of the charts and graphs at

    This is a wonderful achievement.

  • Recent Publications - Dr. Ermasova


    Please join us in congratulating Dr. Natalia Ermasova on her recent publications.  

    “Administrative Innovations in Capital Budgeting at the State Level in the USA during the Great Recession”  Journal of Business and Economics, Vol.4, No.10, October, 2013, 957-972.

    Another article titled, "The Improvement of Capital Budgeting at the State Level in the USA"  in Public Administration Research, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2013

    Dr. Ermasova states, “This research examines the effects of economic decline on changes in capital budgeting practices. Dr. Ermasova choose capital budgeting practices of the following states as the examples of the successful use of analytics, data, and performance information: California, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, New York, Oregon, and Vermont. The result of this research will improve the knowledge about best practices in capital planning and budgeting and, finally, will contribute to greater efficiency in capital spending within states.  This study expands the  knowledge of capital budgeting ‘best practices’ for practicing planners, developers, budget analytics, debt managers, and policy makers in the areas of capital planning, financing, and budgeting.”

    Public Administration Research (PAR) is a double-blind peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among teachers and researchers in the field of public administration. The journal is published semiannually in both print and online versions by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The scope of PAR includes the following fields: public administration, public policy, public management, human resource management, organizational theory in public administration, ethics in public administration, policy analysis and public budgeting.

    Finally an article entitled “The Impact of policy risk on innovation activity in Russia”  (Ermasova N., Ermasov S.) published in the SAM Advanced Management Journal Volume 78, Number 4 Autumn 2013, pp 23-34.  



  • Recent Publication - Dr. Ferran



    Please join us in congratulating Dr. Carlos Ferran on the recent 2013 publication of his article titled “Infoenergy: Technology for Replacing Massive Degradation with Speedier (Cleaner) Energy” in the International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy. The article is co-authored with Dr. Ricardo Salim and relates to a topic that they have been working on for many years (Infoenergy).  According to Dr. Ferran, the article “takes a different spin by looking into the environment and clean energy solutions.”  The journal is an open journal so everyone can download a copy of the article. (


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