Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management: Volume 17 Issue 1


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State audits in the United States, 1996-2000

Asher Friedberg, Carl Lutrin

Audits are a crucial part of the American system of checks and balances. Adequately funded and resourced, they can help assure that precious tax dollars are well spent. In…

An assessment of state government revenue changes for the years 1984 through 1997

Francois K. Doamekpor

This paper examines revenue changes for all fifty states in the United States for the years 1984 to 1997. The study employs longitudinal data drawn from U.S. government…

Beyond the limits of recreation: social costs of gambling in Southern Nevada

William N. Thompson, R. Keith Schwer

This study seeks to find the dollar value of social costs of gambling. The authors use data from a survey of 99 members of Gamblers Anonymous (GA) groups in southern…

A consideration of political culture and gambling policy: has economics trumped moralistic politics?

William N. Thompson, Carl Lutrin, R. Fred Wacker, Elizabeth Vercher

Elazar’s typology of political cultures is examined. From his categorization of jurisdictions with aspects of 'moralistic' political cultures, five are selected…

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