Jered Carr

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Jered Byron Carr, Jr.
Born Florida
Residence Kansas City, Missouri
Citizenship United States
Fields Public policy
Political science
Public Administration
Institutions Florida State Legislature
Wayne State University
College of Charleston
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Alma mater Florida State University
Florida Atlantic University
Thesis The Political Economy of Local Government Boundary Change: State Laws, Local Actors, and Collection Action (2001)
Known for Local government in the United States
Notable awards Leonard D. White Award

Jered Byron Carr is a political scientist, professor of urban policy and a former Policy analyst for the Florida State Legislature in the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability.

He is the Director of the L.P. Cookingham Institute of Urban Affairs and Professor of Henry W. Bloch School of Management at University of Missouri-Kansas City and was a former researcher at Center for International Public Management,.

Background[edit]

Carr earned his Ph.D. degree in Public Administration from the Askew School at Florida State University where his dissertation, The Political Economy of Local Government Boundary Change: State Laws, Local Actors, and Collection Action, received the 2001 Leonard D. White Award from the American Political Science Association. Previously, he earned an M.A. in economics and B.A. in finance from Florida Atlantic University. Carr taught at Wayne State University and the College of Charleston.[1]

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Carr is co-editor of City-County Consolidation and Its Alternatives: Reshaping the Local Government Landscape (by M.E. Sharpe, 2004, New York, ISBN 978-0-7656-0941-0).

He also currently serves as the co-editor of the “Reviews and Essays” section of the State and Local Government Review. His research has been published in a wide range of journals in public administration and urban affairs, including the American Review of Public Administration, Political Research Quarterly, Public Administration Review, Publius, State and Local Government Review, Urban Affairs Review and Urban Studies.

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