Professor of Politics and Affiliated Professor, Batten
Author of Making the EMU: The Politics of Budgetary Surveillance and The Enforcement of Maastricht (Oxford University Press); Funding Science in America: Congress, Universities, and the Politics of the Academic Pork Barrel (Cambridge University Press); and Balanced Budgets and American Politics (Cornell University Press). Articles appearing in such journals as the Journal of Politics, Review of International Political Economy, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Comparative Political Studies, and Public Administration Review. Recipient of the American Political Science Association's Harold D. Lasswell dissertation prize, Olin-Bradley post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University, Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs fellowship, Fulbright-European Union Affairs fellowship, and other fellowships and awards.
My research and teaching focus on comparative budgetary, fiscal, and macroeconomic policy, with an emphasis on the United States, the European Union, and Japan. I am particularly interested in the development of macrobudgetary rules, procedures, and institutions in these countries, and how they influence fiscal outcomes. My research on the EU includes a study of the Maastricht Treaty and the Stability and Growth Pact. Research for the book was conducted as a Fulbright-European Union Affairs fellow with the European Commission. My studies of the development of Japanese budgetary procedures and policy stem from research conducted at the Japanese Ministry of Finance. Currently I am working on a project that explores the reconstruction of Iraq’s budgetary system.
Savage, James. Balanced Budgets and American Politics, (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1988/ Paper 1990). read more »
Savage, James D. (1999). Funding Science in America: Congress Universities, and the Politics of the Academic Pork Barrel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. read more »
James D. Savage, Making the EMU: The Politics of. Budgetary Surveillance and the Enforcement of. Maastricht (New York: Oxford University Press,. 2005). read more »
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