Ross Milton

Credentials: Assistant Professor


305 Observatory Hill Office Building
1225 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1211

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Ross Milton is an Assistant Professor of Public Affairs.

Previously, Milton was an assistant professor of economics at Kansas State University. His research focuses on the political economy and public finance of state and local taxes and includes studies of tax limitation policies and the effects of local taxes on alternative revenue sources. He holds a PhD and MA in economics from Cornell University and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Macalester College. His research has been published in the Journal of Public Economics, and he has several other papers under review, including two on local education funding.

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  • Ph.D., Cornell University, Economics
  • MA, Cornell University, Economics
  • BA, Macalester College, Political Science; Economics


Public affairs courses taught by Ross Milton:

PA 802 Public Affairs Seminar Series

PA 818 Introduction to Statistical Methods for Public Policy Analysis

PA 891 State and Local Government Finance