Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management: Volume 20 Issue 2


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Clarification of the social costs of gambling

Douglas M. Walker

As U.S. states and countries around the world consider legalizing casino gambling, the social costs of gambling continue to be hotly debated. This paper examines the…

Comparative performance measurement: a view from florida’s city managers

Howard A. Frank, Patrick Bell, Nadine Wedderburn

Comparative performance measurement (CPM) is a tool that is increasingly advocated by both academics and practitioners yet its systematic implementation via consortium…

The price tag of economic development incentives: is it too small for citizens to care?

Esteban G. Dalehite, John L. Mikesell, C. Kurt Zorn

This article explores the impact of property tax abatements on tax rates. Using the case study approach, the research uses data from Monroe County, Indiana, and finds that…

Learning from argentina’s greatest fiscal crisis

Horacio D. Casabé, Vaughan S. Radcliffe

The case of the Argentinian fiscal crisis provides an opportunity to consider the potentially grave consequences of sustained trade and fiscal deficits. Argentina had…

Communicating performance: the extent and effectiveness of performance reporting by u.s. colleges and universities

Teresa P. Gordon, Mary Fischer

Performance measures have long been a topic of interest in higher education although no consensus on the best way to measure performance has been achieved. This paper…

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