Yousuf Rahman
Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Administration

Dr. Yousuf Rahman is an Assistant Director at New York City's Office of Management and Budget. He has worked on the five-year tax revenue forecast for the 1998-2002 Financial Plan as well and the Tax Simplification project for NYC. Dr. Rahman holds a Ph.D. in economics from City University of New York Graduate Center.

Semester Course
Spring 2012 PADM-GP.4121.001 Governmental Financial Condition Analysis

This course will provide you with basic skills to analyze and assess the financial condition of general-purpose state and local governments. The assessment process covers the entity’s short-term financial position, revenues, expenditures, debt, and pensions. The course examines the influence of economics, demographics and political / administrative factors on each of these elements. The analysis takes account of the entity’s trends in relation to the trends of a peer group of entities as well as “rules of thumb” and medians developed by credit-rating agencies and other analysts.


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Spring 2011 PADM-GP.4121.001 Governmental Financial Condition Analysis

This course will provide you with basic skills to analyze and assess the financial condition of general-purpose state and local governments. The assessment process covers the entity’s short-term financial position, revenues, expenditures, debt, and pensions. The course examines the influence of economics, demographics and political / administrative factors on each of these elements. The analysis takes account of the entity’s trends in relation to the trends of a peer group of entities as well as “rules of thumb” and medians developed by credit-rating agencies and other analysts.


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Spring 2010 PADM-GP.4121.001 Governmental Financial Condition Analysis

This course will provide you with basic skills to analyze and assess the financial condition of general-purpose state and local governments. The assessment process covers the entity’s short-term financial position, revenues, expenditures, debt, and pensions. The course examines the influence of economics, demographics and political / administrative factors on each of these elements. The analysis takes account of the entity’s trends in relation to the trends of a peer group of entities as well as “rules of thumb” and medians developed by credit-rating agencies and other analysts.


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Spring 2010 PADM-GP.4121.001 Governmental Financial Condition Analysis

This course will provide you with basic skills to analyze and assess the financial condition of general-purpose state and local governments. The assessment process covers the entity’s short-term financial position, revenues, expenditures, debt, and pensions. The course examines the influence of economics, demographics and political / administrative factors on each of these elements. The analysis takes account of the entity’s trends in relation to the trends of a peer group of entities as well as “rules of thumb” and medians developed by credit-rating agencies and other analysts.


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