Urban government finance: emerging trends

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Sage Publications, 1981 - Business & Economics - 287 pages
What are the prospects for urban finance in the 1980s? Roy Bahl and ten other distinguished analysts look at trends in the late 1970s and discuss what they may indicate for the rest of this decade. Comparisons with Scandinavian nations and emerging Third World nations provide additional insight into potential American urban problems.'This admirable collection of articles, mostly by public finance economists, assesses the outlook for state and local government finance in the 1980s. The value of the volume lies in the commitment to exploring the possible shape of the near-term future as revealed by sound...analyses of the recent past.' -- Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol 1 No 2, 1982'..

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