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Soomi Lee

Soomi Lee

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College of Business and Public Management 120

Soomi Lee is a Professor in the Department of Public Administration at the University of La Verne. She teaches research design and quantitative methods, public economics, public policy analysis, and urban studies. Her research interests include state and local public finance, fiscal institutions, tax policy, redistributive policies, and urban economic resilience. Her work appeared in Urban StudiesUrban Affairs Review, Regional Studies, Journal of SocioeconomicsState Politics and Policy QuarterlyPublic Finance ReviewBasic Income Studies, and other outlets. She is a recipient of several grants and best paper awards. She earned her Ph.D. in Economics and Political Science from the Claremont Graduate University in 2011.

Lee’s scholarly work can be found at ResearchGate.

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