2 edition of Local government budgeting found in the catalog.
Local government budgeting
Martin S. Feldstein
|Statement||by Martin Feldstein and Daniel Frisch.|
|Series||Discussion paper / Harvard Institute of Economic Research -- no.587|
Local Government Budgeting | In an effort to bridge the gap between budget theorists and practitioners, this book approaches local government budgeting as the internal resource allocation process of a highly differentiated organization that operates in a very political environment, and whose boundaries are particulary permeable during the formal budget process. The long-term financial health of local governments requires an integrated approach to public budgeting. This book develops theory that illuminates practice. It recognizes that the budget process is the only organization-wide process that integrates all of the agencies that comprise the government, and thus, the budget must address the long.
Participatory Budgeting in the United States serves as a primer for those looking to understand a classic example of participatory governance, engaging local citizens in examining budgetary constraints and priorities before making recommendations to local government. Utilizing case studies and an original set of interviews with community. Local Government Budgeting | In an effort to bridge the gap between budget theorists and practitioners, this book approaches local government budgeting as the internal resource allocation process of a highly differentiated organization that operates in a very political environment, and whose boundaries are particularly permeable during the formal budget process.
This practical guide presents 12 key budget analysis tools and explains in clear language how to use them. Discussion covers both basic tools (such as decision tables and decision trees) and advanced tools (such as return on investment and cost-benefit analysis), and is well-illustrated with examples specific to local government budgeting. Used, new & out-of-print books matching Our marketplace offers millions of titles from sellers : $
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New York State has a tradition of home rule authority and providing citizens with a strong voice in their local governments. In order to exercise that voice e˙ectively, it is important to understand how our government and o˙icials function at every level.
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2 INTRODUCTION BASIC BUDGETING BOOK What is the governing body of a local government. The elected officials responsible for a lo-cal government’s administration make up its “governing body.”.
A book in the Local Government Board Builders series, this guide is intended to remove the mystery of the budget process and to equip North Carolina's city and county governing bodies with the tools they need to actively participate in the process.A.
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