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Published: 19 April 2012

1056 Pages | 102 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199765362

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The Oxford Handbook of State and Local Government Finance

Edited by Robert D. Ebel and John E. Petersen

Oxford Handbooks in Finance

  • Very up-to-date overview of state and local government finance. The chapters look at the past history of state and local finance in a large number of areas and the dramatic shift following the 2007-2008 Great Recession and the ensuing Great Retraction.
  • Analysis of what went wrong with state and local fiscal management and the revenue estimating process.
  • Historical presentations and current political analysis on the fiscal framework of the US constitution and its implications for a post-Great Recession era .
  • Examination of the "next generation" of state and local government practices in the context of the nation's demographic, economic, and institutional trends.

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