Daniel W. Williams
Daniel W. Williams has been with Baruch College since 1995, where he teaches courses on budgeting, performance measurement, and ethics. He is available to comment on:
— Ethics in government and nonprofit organizations
— The history and theory of public administration
— The performance of government or nonprofits (the evidence of performance)
— Government budgeting, particularly revenue forecasting and structural imbalances in the New York region.
Williams received the 2010 Abraham J. Briloff Prize in Ethics for his paper, "Is it Mutiny?" The prize is intended to stimulate scholarship in the field of ethics, with an emphasis on ethics in professional life.
Prior to joining Baruch College, Williams worked with the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (Medicaid) for 15 years, rising to become the Budget Director. Professor Williams and his coauthor, Don Miller, received an Outstanding Paper award from the International Journal of Forecasting for "Shrinkage Estimators of Time Series Seasonal Factors and Their Effect on Forecasting Accuracy."
Williams received a B.A. in philosophy and M.Ed. in social foundations from the University of Virginia. He earned his Ph.D. in policy analytics from the Virginia Commonwealth University.
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