Marykathryn Kubat Award for Graduate Student Research  

Through the Kubat Award, AABPA seeks to encourage student research and critical thinking that will prepare students for the budget and program issues they will encounter in their careers, particularly those in the public service.


2016 Winners

Rachel Rhodes, Michelle Juma, and Adna Karabegovic


2015 Winners

Emily Kaylor


2014 Winners

Alex Marqusee and Ethan Guy, University of California-Berkeley

An Analysis of Proactive Rental Inspection Policies in California


2013 Winners

Joshua Williams, Christina Miller, and Yanyan Chen


2012 Winners

Kathryn Vesey, George Washington University

Federal Capital Budgeting: An Evaluation of the Current Budgetary Treatment of Capital Spending by the U.S. Federal Government

Enrique Ruacho, University of California-Berkeley

Realigning Realignment: Outcomes and Performance Measures for the Long-Term Success of California's Criminal Justice Realignment


2011 Winners

Sarah M. Ammar, American University School of Public Affairs 

The Creative Economy: Finding New Solutions to Old Problems    

Nicole Buell and John Tortorella, Duke University Nicholas School for the Environment

An Analysis of the Program Assessment Rating Tool: Evaluating the Performance of the Federal Environmental and Natural Resource Programs           


2010 Winners

Amanda Parker, American University

Measure Twice, Cut Once: Examining the Impact of Budget Cuts on Student Success

Robin Ghertner, The Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, The George Washington University

Gains to Guestworkers: The Social Welfare Consequences of the Y Visa Program in S.1639

 

 

Robert Edward Allison
West Virginia University    
Tax Progressivity and Human Development: An Exploratory Analysis
 
 
Andres Antonio Carriedo
George Washington University         
Improving the Budget Treatment of Federal Defined Benefit Pension Plans and Other Post-Employment Benefits
 
 
Spencer Deery
George Washington University  
 
The Supplemental Appropriation: An Avoidable Weakness of Responsible Budgeting
 
 
Robin Ghertner 
George Washington University  
 
Gains to Guestworkers: The Social Welfare Consequences of the Y Visa Program in S.1639
 
 
Amanda Parker
American University 
Measure Twice, Cut Once: Examining the Impact of Budget Cuts on Student Success
 
 
Ying Tan
Ohio University
FY 2004-FY 2008 Budgeting Report for the Ohio State School for the Blind
 
 
Rebecca F. Vertes
George Washington University  
Cost Benefit Analysis of the eligibility requirement change in the Weatherization Assistance Program