Robert W. Wassmer California State University, Sacramento, USA
Robert W. Wassmer is professor and chair of the department of public policy and administration at California State University, Sacramento. His research on housing policy, public finance, urban growth, regional planning, public education production, and other topics has been published in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Urban Affairs Review, Journal of Regional Science, Urban Studies, Economic Development Quarterly, Journal of Urban Economics, Public Finance Review, Public Budgeting and Finance, National Tax Journal and similar academic journals. His co-authored book, Bidding for Business: The Efficacy of Local Economic Development Incentives in a Metropolitan Area, was published in 2000. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Michigan State University in 1989.