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

Martin J. Luby held academic positions at University of Illinois, DePaul University and Ohio State University before joining The University of Texas faculty. He is the assistant dean for academic strategies and an associate 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, regulation of the municipal securities market and the role of financial intermediaries in state and local government financings.

Luby has extensive banking, consultant and advisory experience with many state and local governments as well as the federal government. He is a registered municipal adviser representative with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Series 50 Qualification) and regulated by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board.


NewsJune 9, 2020
LBJ faculty lauded for achievements during 2019–20 academic year

While this past academic year saw some remarkable changes in the academic process, the continued excellence of LBJ School faculty remained constant. Here is a collection of the recognition that LBJ faculty garnered in 2019–20.

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NewsJune 4, 2020
Taylor Lewis (MPAff '20): 'The Dean's Certificate in State and Local Finance program was the best decision I made as an LBJ student'

During the 2019–20 academic year, the LBJ School introduced the inaugural Dean's Certificate program, offering students the opportunity to delve deeper into two areas: state and local finance, and data science and policy analysis. Just before commencement, Taylor Lewis (MPAff '20) took a moment to tell us about his experience with the Dean's Certificate in State and Local Finance program.

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May 6, 2020
Now the Hard Work Begins: Implementing Trillions in Economic Recovery Funds

The largest economic recovery legislation in history (CARES Act) just passed and more funding is expected. The question now is how do you spend the stimulus funds. To answer this question we turned to Edward DeSeve, President Obama's special advisor who oversaw the successful implementation of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). DeSeve joins the LBJ School's Martin Luby to discuss lessons learned about vast challenges of implementing his scope of recovery funding from the great financial crisis of 2007–08.

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