Michael S. Hayes, PhD
Department of Public Policy & Administration
401 Cooper Street
Camden NJ 08102
Dr. Michael S. Hayes received his PhD in Public Administration & Policy from the School of Public Affairs at American University. His research interests include public budgeting & finance, K-12 education finance, summer learning loss, value-added models, and state and local tax policy. He has been honored with the Emerging Scholars Award by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs & Administration. His research has been published in various academic journals including American Journal of Education, Economic Letters, Educational Policy, Journal of Economic Geography, Public Budgeting & Finance, and Public Management & Finance. In addition, he has been interviewed and cited in numerous media outlets including The Brookings Institute, CBS Local KYW-AM, Education Week, NBC 10 Philadelphia, Politico, Press of Atlantic City, U.S. News and World Report, and The Wall Street Journal. Professor Hayes teaches Quantitative Methods, Foundations of Policy Analysis, and Financial Management of Public Programs.
- Ph.D. in Public Administration & Policy, American University (2014)
- Master’s in Public Administration, American University (2010)
- BA in Economics and Political Science, Towson University (2008)
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