Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management: Volume 23 Issue 3


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Cost ramifications of municipal consolidation: A comparative analysis

Joseph Martin, Eric A. Scorsone

In 2001, the first municipal consolidation occurred in over 100 years in Michigan between two cities and one village in Michigan's rural Upper Peninsula, forming the City…

Using the adapted cities framework to evaluate per capita expenditures in small U.S. municipalities

Robert D. Eskridge, P. Edward French

Researchers have generally compared council-manager municipalities against mayor-council forms when seeking to measure the efficiency gains envisioned by early twentieth…

Who are the public equity holders? partners needed in Philadelphia and baltimore for urban sustainability

Ed Gibson

The Great Recession has strained governments at all levels and presented cities, especially formerly industrial cities, with nearlyunprecedented budgetary challenges. This…

Municipal government strategies for controlling personnel costs during the fiscal storm

Jonathan P. West, Stephen E. Condrey

Fiscal stress has spurred city governments to search for ways to reduce costs. Human resource professionals and municipal budget officers have been searching for ways to…

Measuring municipal fiscal condition: do objective measures of fiscal health relate to subjective measures?

Craig S. Maher, Steven C. Deller

The intent of this research is determine the extent to which selfreported measures of fiscal condition are consistent with commonly identified measures of fiscal condition…

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