The Center for Florida Local Government Excellence Division of Research works with faculty, staff and elected and appointed officials from local governments, state agencies, special districts, and non-profit organizations to research current and emerging Florida Local Government concerns.
These research projects utilize the expertise of faculty members in a variety of disciplines as well as practitioners in meeting specific research needs.
The Center also serves as a central clearinghouse and information referral source for state and local governments and publishes and disseminates statewide its original research and studies.
Past Research Projects
|Bridging Academic and Practitioner Interests on Interlocal Collaboration: Seasoned Managers Share Their Experiences in Florida||Robert E. Lee & Sarah Hannah-Spurlock|
|Public-Private Pay Comparisons: An Analysis of Florida||Robert E. Lee & Andrew M. Thompson|
|Florida's Constitutional System of Public Finance: Maintaining the Balance Between State and Local Government||Lance deHaven-Smith & Robert E. Lee|
|Knowledge and Skills for Policy Making: Stories from Local Public Managers in Florida||Yahong Zhang, Robert E. Lee, & Kaifang Yang|
|Police and Fire Pensions in Florida: A Historical Perspective and Cause for Future Concerns||Robert E. Lee & Joseph Vonasek|
|Designing Local Government for the 21st Century||Michael Abels & Robert E. Lee|
Local Government Resources