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Public Budgeting in America

Public Budgeting in America - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0130979933

Cover of Public Budgeting in America 5TH 04 (ISBN 978-0130979933)
ISBN13: 978-0130979933
ISBN10: 0130979937

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No

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Public Budgeting in America - 5TH 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130979933

Robert Smith and Thomas Lynch

ISBN13: 978-0130979933
ISBN10: 0130979937

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No

For graduate and upper-level courses in Public Budgeting, Public Finance, Financial Management, Fiscal Policy, and State and Local Government Fiscal Administration in the departments of Political Science or Public Administration.

The most comprehensive and accurate treatment of the public budgeting process on the market, this text offers a thorough treatment of the entire subject with an emphasis on state budgets. Its multidimensional methodology includes case scenarios, practical examples, and instructional exhibits of working budget documents and analysis, as well as supporting data to demonstrate key concepts. Public Budgeting in America, 5/E is user-friendly, with a no-nonsense approach that offers both students and instructors a solid theoretical treatment of key constructs that underlie public budgeting in America.

Features :

  • NEW--Updated tables, charts, graphs, and data--Eliminates some cumbersome exhibits and streamlines sections of the text.
  • Enables students to use a text that is up-to-date, concise, yet comprehensive.
  • NEW--Fresh and relevant text.
  • Reflects for students the changes that have taken place in the field since the last edition.
  • Comprehensive coverage.
  • Eliminates for students the need for supplemental texts.
  • Understandable and reader-friendly.
  • Allows students to easily comprehend the often complex concepts presented in the text.
  • Practical and usable.
  • Explains to students how public budgets really work.
  • Extensive pedagogy--Offers learning objectives, a glossary of key terms, and review questions.
  • Gives students tools to review and retain what they have learned.

Table of Contents

1. Budget Formats and Preparation.
2. Public Budgeting in Context.
3. Toward Modern Budgeting.
4. Budget Behavior.
5. Analysis Applied to Budgeting.
6. Analytical Processes.
7. Operating Budgets and Accounting.
8. Capital Budgeting and Debt Administration.
9. Revenue Systems.
10. Internal Service Functions.

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