ABFM Call for Proposals

On behalf of the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, we invite you to submit a paper or panel proposal for its annual research conference. This year's conference will be held September 28-30 in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Marriott. We encourage both academics and practitioners to submit proposals. Below is a list of selected topics on which papers and panels have focused in recent conferences.

  • Tax Policy and Administration
  • Budgetary Theory
  • The Politics of the Budgetary Process
  • Transportation Finance, Budgeting and Economic Development
  • International and Comparative Budgeting
  • The History of Budgeting
  • Citizen Participation in Budgeting
  • Budget Reform
  • Current Trends in Public Finance
  • Public Pensions
  • Healthcare Liabilities
  • Forecasting
  • Investment Management
  • Intergovernmental Finance/Fiscal Federalism
  • Municipal Securities
  • Performance Budgeting
  • Budgeting for National Security, Debt Financing and Management
  • Education Finance
  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Revenue Diversification
  • Not-for-Profit Finance/Financial Management
  • Budget Rules and Institutions
  • Financial Management
  • Capital Planning and Management
  • Financing Urban Governments
  • Public-Private Partnerships