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Philip Joyce

School of Public Policy
Primary Expertise: 
Public Policy
Congressional Budget Process
Intergovernmental Relations

Philip Joyce is professor of management, finance and leadership. His teaching and research interests include the Congressional budget process, public budgeting, performance measurement and intergovernmental relations. Joyce is often quoted as a budget expert in national media outlets, such as The New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek and USA Today.

He is also a regular contributor to Governing magazine and an editor of Public Budgeting and Finance.

He is the author of The Congressional Budget Office: Honest Numbers, Power, and Policy Making (2011) and has co-authored two other books. Joyce is also the author of more than 50 other publications -- appearing in outlets such as the Public Administration Review, Public Budgeting & Finance, The Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Administration and Society and the Handbook of Government Budgeting.

Since 2000, Joyce has been the recipient of a number of Pew Charitable Trusts grants, focusing on the performance of state governments and federal agencies. One high-profile grant funded his participation in the Government Performance Project, which evaluated the performance of state governments, including their management of money, people, infrastructure and information.

Prior to joining UMD, Joyce held positions at The George Washington University, Syracuse University and the University of Kentucky. Joyce also has 12 years of public sector work experience, including with the Illinois Bureau of the Budget and the U.S. Congressional Budget Office. He is also an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Ph.D. Public Administration, Syracuse University
M.P.A., Pennsylvania State University
B.A., Thiel College