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Career Talk with Glen Wright

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Work in Developing Countries on Public Finance and Governance

Glen Wright ’72 MPA has worked for the past twenty-five years as public finance, fiscal decentralization and local governance adviser in over twenty-five countries in the Central Europe and CIS region, Asia, and Africa. He has served as fiscal decentralization adviser on numerous projects implemented by UNDP, UNCDF, USAID, and WB. He has prepared governance and decentralization strategies on fiscal decentralization and local governance for implementation by central and local governments in the transition and post-conflict countries as diverse as Ukraine, Nepal, Albania and Somalia. He has authored or co-edited public finance and public management textbooks for use in the transition countries than have been translated into six languages. He has provided training and technical assistance to numerous governmental ministries and local governments involved in implementing public finance management reforms and decentralized service delivery systems.

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We’re Turning 100!

To mark our centennial in the fall of 2024, the Maxwell School will hold special events and engagement opportunities to celebrate the many ways—across disciplines and borders—our community ever strives to, as the Oath says, “transmit this city not only not less, but greater, better and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us.”

Throughout the year leading up to the centennial, engagement opportunities will be held for our diverse, highly accomplished community that now boasts more than 38,500 alumni across the globe.