Luby, Martin J. | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin

Martin J. Luby held academic positions at DePaul University, Ohio State University and University of Illinois before joining The University of Texas faculty. He is an assistant professor in the LBJ School of Public Affairs. His teaching and research broadly focuses on public finance with an emphasis in public financial management. Much of his research has focused on the municipal securities market and the use of debt finance by state and local governments. He has published on innovative government financial instruments, federal financing techniques and regulation of the municipal securities market. He has extensive consultant and advisory experience with the federal government and many state and local governments. Recently, he served as a consultant to the Office of Inspector General for the United States Department of Transportation, the Task Force on the State Budget Crisis co-chaired by Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, the City of Chicago and the Chicago Transit Authority. He is a registered municipal advisor representative with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Series 50 Qualification) and regulated by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board.


Media MentionJuly 16, 2018
Study shines light on muni advisor market

New research from Assistant Professor Martin Luby of the LBJ School of Public Affairs sheds light on the municipal adviser market, finding a discrepancy between data collected by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 

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NewsApril 18, 2018
Innovation Bound — the annual celebration of LBJ School policy research held April 30, 2018; special student poster session added to day’s research tribute

The LBJ School prides itself on contributing viable solutions to society through the public and social dialogue of our world. Throughout each year, both students and faculty undertake timely policy research to stretch intellectual boundaries and tackle the most complex problems of our day. INNOVATION BOUND celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished faculty and students.

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NewsJanuary 31, 2018
LBJ faculty react to State of the Union

Tuesday evening President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address. Here, faculty from the LBJ School share their reactions.

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