By W. Bartley Hildreth
A source for directors looking leading edge rules and assisting precedents in formulating coverage, this publication additionally offers an invaluable textbook for public management and coverage scholars. It employs a wealth of case reports in budgeting and monetary administration to illustrate thoughts in method implementation, coverage formula, govt accounting, auditing, and monetary reporting. With contributions from prime specialists, it clarifies techniques to unravel cutback and downsizing dilemmas utilizing theoretical versions, and offers pragmatic ways to handling monetary actions below budgetary pressure. It additionally covers the evolution of a debt administration coverage.
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1978). Metropolitan fragmentation and local public expenditures. National Tax Journal, 31, 349-361; Ladd and Yinger, op. cit. See also Bunch, B. S. and Strauss, R. P. (1992). Municipal consolidation: An analysis of the financial benefits for fiscally distressed small municipalities. Urban Affairs Quarterly, 27, 615-629. Stein, R. M. (1985). Market maximization of individual preferences and metropolitan service responsibility. Urban Affairs Quarterly, 25, 86-116. Stein confirmed Norton's use of the age variable as a predictor of city services and spending.
14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. See, for example, Netzer, D. (1992). Differences in reliance on user charges in American state and local government. Public Finance Quarterly, 2(9, 499-511; Forrester, J. P. and Spindler, C. J. (1990). Assessing the impact on municipal resources of the elimination of general revenue sharing. State and Local Government Review, 22, 73-93; Plant, J. F. and White, L. G. (1982). The politics of cutback budgeting: An alliance building perspective. Public Budgeting & Finance, 2, 65-71.