Budgeting for Local Governments and Communities by Douglas Morgan,Kent S. Robinson,Dennis Strachota,James A.

By Douglas Morgan,Kent S. Robinson,Dennis Strachota,James A. Hough

Budgeting for neighborhood Governments and Communities is designed because the basic textbook for 1 / 4 or semester-long direction in public budgeting and finance in an MPA programme.

Many at the moment to be had texts for this direction be afflicted by a mixture of defects that come with a spotlight on federal and country budgeting, a scarcity of a theoretical governance framework, an omission of vital subject matters, and customarily a scarcity of routines and datasets for scholar use. Budgeting for neighborhood Governments and Communities solves all of those problems.

The e-book is outstandingly finished and good written, and represents the efforts of veteran authors with either educating and real-world experience.

  • Key Features:
  • Special specialise in neighborhood executive Budgeting: focuses completely on budgeting on the neighborhood degrees of yank govt, that are answerable for spending forty percentage of the taxes gathered from citizens.
  • Integration of thought and perform: instructing instances and chapters seize the "lessons realized" by way of expert practitioners who've large event in making neighborhood public budgeting paintings at the ground.< /li>
  • Polity method of neighborhood Budgeting: provides an advent to neighborhood budgeting because the critical political task that integrates the assets of the neighborhood right into a unified entire. Budgeting is gifted as governance paintings, instead of as a different set of talents possessed by way of analysts and fiscal specialists.
  • Legal, ancient, financial and ethical Foundations of neighborhood executive Budgeting: offers readers with an knowing of ways the buildings and procedures of neighborhood budgeting platforms are firmly tethered to the underlying center values, criminal ideas and ancient improvement of the bigger American federal, nation and native political systems.
  • Electronic Datasets and Budgeting routines: the textual content comprises entry to broad digital datasets and perform workouts that supply plentiful possibilities for college students to "learn via doing."
  • Extensive thesaurus and Bibliography: covers phrases at the heritage and perform of neighborhood public budgeting.

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