Selected Reports (see more of my work on the Government Finance Research Center’s site)
Kass, Amanda, Philip Rocco, and Isabella Romano. (2021). Strengthening Local Government Finances: State and Federal Aid Policies for a Crisis Era. Chicago: Government Finance Research Center
Kass, Amanda and Isabella Romano. (2020). Slow To Spend? State Approaches To Allocating Federal Coronavirus Relief Funds. Chicago: Government Finance Research Center
Merriman, David, Kenneth Kriz, and Amanda Kass (2020). What Policymakers Should Know About the Fiscal Impact of COVID-19 on Illinois. April 9. Institute of Government and Public Affairs, Springfield: University of Illinois System.
Bruno, Robert, Amanda Kass, and David Merriman. (2019). A “Pension Crisis” Mentality Won’t Help: Thinking Differently About Illinois’ Retirement Systems. Chicago: Government Finance Research Center; Project for Middle Class Renewal; and, Institute of Government & Public Affairs.
Kass, Amanda. (2018). The Future of Pensions in Chicago. Chicago: Scholars Strategy Network.
Kass, Amanda and Jared Reynolds. (2017). Understanding How the Education
Retirement Board of New Mexico Became Underfunded. Chicago: The University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy.
Kass, Amanda. (2016). More Questions than Answers: Illinois Transportation Taxes and Fees Lockbox Amendment. October. Center for Municipal Finance. Chicago: The University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy.
Martire, Ralph, Amanda Kass, and Bobby Otter. (2014). A Fiscal Review of the Chicago Housing Authority. July. Chicago: Center for Tax and Budget Accountability.
Kass, Amanda. (2012). Analysis of the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget’s Pension Stabilization Summary. August. Chicago: Center for Tax and Budget Accountability.