Journal Articles 

Gorina, Evgenia, Maher, Craig and Sungho Park. 2019. Toward a Theory of Fiscal Slack. Public Budgeting and Finance, online first.

Gorina, Evgenia and Trang Hoang.* 2019. Pension Reforms and Public Sector TurnoverJournal of Public Administration Research and Theory, online first.

Gorina, Evgenia and Victor Agadjanian. 2019. Belonging and Political Participation: Evidence from the 2011 President Election in KyrgyzstanEurope-Asia Studies, online first. Full text

Agadjanian Victor and Evgenia Gorina. 2019. Economic Swings, Political Instability and Migration in Kyrgyzstan. European Journal of Population 35 (2): 285-304. Full text

Gorina, Evgenia. 2018. City Revenue Structure and Unfunded Pension Liabilities. State and Local Government Review 50 (3): 189-202.

Wang, Jing and Evgenia Gorina. 2018. Fiscal Effects of Annexation: Evidence from a Large National Sample of Urban Municipalities. Growth and Change 49 (4): 612-635.

Gorina, Evgenia, Agadjanian, Victor and Natalya Zotova. 2018. Migrant Women’s Economic Success in Russia: Objective Reality and Subjective Assessment. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 44 (9): 1584-1603. on PubMed

Gorina, Evgenia, Maher, Craig and Marc Joffe. 2018. Local Fiscal Distress: Measurement and Prediction. Public Budgeting and Finance. 38 (1): 72-94.

Clark, Anna* and Evgenia Gorina. 2017. Emergency Financial Management in Small Michigan Cities: Short-term Fix or Fiscal Sustainability. Public Administration Quarterly, 41 (3): 532-568.

Agadjanian, Victor, Evgenia Gorina, and Cecilia Menjivar. 2014. Economic Incorporation, Civic Inclusion, and Social Ties: Plans to Return Home among Central Asian Female Migrants in Moscow, Russia. International Migration Review, 48 (3): 577-603. Lead paper.

Chapman, Jeffrey and Evgenia Gorina. 2012. Effects of the Form of Government and Property Tax Limits on Local Finance in the Context of Revenue and Expenditure Simultaneity. Public Budgeting and Finance, 32 (4): 19-45.

Chapman, Jeffrey and Evgenia Gorina. 2012. Municipal Fiscal Stress and the Use of Tax Increment Financing (TIF). Town Planning Review, 83 (2): 195-203. Lead paper.

* denotes a student co-author.

Book Chapters

Gorina, Evgenia. Other People’s Money: Financing Public Goods in Texas. (forthcoming). in Texas Yesterday and Today: Readings in Texas Politics and Public Policy, editors Euel Elliott and Doug Goodman. Great River Learning: Austin, TX.


  • Form of Government and Spending in the Great Recession

  • Financial Advisor v. Underwriter: Costs of Information Asymmetry in Municipal Debt Issuance (with Trang Hoang and Jing Wang)

  • Role of Governance in Public Pension Plan Investment Practices (with Kenneth Kriz)

  • Environmental and Fiscal Sustainability: Trade-offs or Complements? (with Doug Goodman, Romeo Abraham,* and Brett Cease)

  • Using Financial Ratios to Predict Fiscal Distress (with Marc Joffe and Craig Maher)

  • Effects of a Mandatory Defined Contribution Plan on Teacher Turnover in Alaska (with Jen Sidorova, Anil Niraula, Mark Joffe)