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Documentos de TrabalhoJulho 2013Feng Xingyuan
That China’s counties and townships are in fiscal predicament is an acknowledged fact. This problem is largely attributed to the current multi-tier fiscal system, the county and township fiscal...
Documentos de TrabalhoJulho 2014
Recent bankruptcies of several large central cities, most notably Detroit, have highlighted the importance of better understanding the fiscal pressures faced by American central cities. Because...
Documentos de TrabalhoJaneiro 2014
The recent bankruptcy filing by Detroit highlights the importance of measuring the fiscal health of the nation’s central cities. In this paper we explore several means of assessing city fiscal...
Documentos de TrabalhoFevereiro 2010Mark Skidmore and Eric Scorsone
Over the last several years Michigan municipalities have experienced significant and ongoing fiscal crises. The purposes of this study are to identify the underlying causes of fiscal hardship, and...
Documentos de TrabalhoJulho 2013Li Zhang, Fanghua Li, and Xinye Zheng
Using county level data from 2006, we in this paper look at the fiscal disparity as measured by the CV in per capita expenditure at city level. We try to discern factors contributing to this measure...
A Case Study of Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaDocumentos de TrabalhoDezembro 2007Sabina Deitrick and Christopher Briem
In 2004, the City of Pittsburgh became an Act 47 distressed community under Pennsylvania’s Municipalities Financial Recovery Act. This law placed the City in quasi-bankruptcy with state...
Documentos de TrabalhoFevereiro 2014
Fiscal zoning is the practice of using local land-use regulation to preserve and possibly enhance the local property tax base. Economists agree that if localities can conduct “perfect zoning,...
The Literature on the Impacts of Sprawl versus Managed GrowthDocumentos de TrabalhoJaneiro 1995Robert Burchell and David Listokin
Please contact us to request a PDF of this paper. Where? In what form? At what density? These concerns really do matter when analyzing the effects of development on land consumption, infrastructure...
Documentos de TrabalhoJaneiro 2008
Many states experienced fiscal crises at the beginning of this decade. Some responded by cutting state aid to local governments. This paper explores the extent to which local governments responded to...