Sharon Kioko
Ph.D. in Public Affairs (2008), School of Environmental Affairs at Indiana University
MPA (2004), School of Environmental Affairs at Indiana University
Parrington
229
skioko@uw.edu
(206) 221-6356

Sharon Kioko is an Associate Professor of Public Administration at the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance at University of Washington. She teaches the introductory course in public budgeting and financial management of state and local governments, financial management in nonprofit organizations, and electives on state and local government finance. Her research focuses on the financial condition of state and local governments, the relevance and significance of financial information in the municipal securities market, and the impact fiscal rules and limitations have on the size and structure of governments' revenues, expenditures, and debt burdens. Prior to joining the Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, Dr. Kioko was an Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs at the Maxwell School of Public Affairs at Syracuse University. She has a B.A. in economics from University of Nairobi (Kenya), a Master of Public Administration and Ph.D. degrees from Indiana University – Bloomington. She is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA – Kenya).

Professional Title: 
Associate Professor
Current Position: 
Associate Professor
Specializations: 
Accounting
State and Local Fiscal Policy
Courses taught: 

Public Budgeting and Financial Management (Fall 2015)

Nonprofit Financial Management (Winter 2016)

Working Papers: 

Kioko, Sharon N., and Pengju Zhang “Impact of Tax and Expenditure Limits (TELs) on Local Government Debt Burdens” (Preliminary draft available)

Kioko, Sharon N., Craig L. Johnson, and Tima T. Moldogaziev “The Economic Value of Rating Outlooks in the Municipal Securities Market” (Preliminary draft available)

Moldogaziev, Tima T., Sharon N. Kioko, and W. Bart Hildreth.  “Bankruptcy Risk Premium in the Municipal Securities Market” (Preliminary draft available)

Kioko, Sharon N, and Craig L. Johnson “Reporting on the Financial Sustainability of the States” (Preliminary draft available)