Government Budgeting: Theory, Process, and Politics
Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2002 - Political Science - 608 pages
GOVERNMENT BUDGETEING: THEORY, PROCESS, AND POLITICS is a blend of classic and current readings that introduces students to both the historical and contemporary theoretical foundations of public budgeting. Fourteen of the forty-three readings included in this edition are new, representing recent trends in budget reform, new public management developments, and recent fiscal assessments of the states and federal government. Each major section of the book begins with an introduction that provides historical context and background for the readings that follow.
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Aaron Wildavsky accounting activities agencies Allen Schick allocation alternative analysis appropriations bills Appropriations Committee balanced budget balanced budget amendment behavior benefits billion budget authority Budget Committee budget reform budget resolution budget system budget theory budgetary process Bureau changes Congress Congressional Budget Office congressional budget process cost court cuts decisions defense deficit reduction economic effect ernment estimates executive branch expenditures federal budget federal government Finance fiscal policy function funds getary goals governor Gramm-Rudman growth income increase incremental issues item-veto legislative legislature line-item line-item veto major ment nomic operating outlays PAYGO percent performance budgeting planning political president president's problem procedures program budgeting proposals Proposition 13 Public Budgeting reduce result revenue Review role Schick sector spending surplus targets theory tion tional tive United V. O. Key veto vote vouchers Wildavsky
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