Explores the major economic decisions of subnational governments regarding taxation and expenditures. Considers how these decisions affect the allocation of both private and public resources. Focuses on constraints imposed on state and local governments that are not placed on the federal government, including the requirement of annually balanced budgets. Includes a detailed examination of economic and other data available on state and local governments, a review of existing relevant laws and policies pertaining to state and local public finance and examination of issues involving public goods and externalities in the particular context of states and municipalities.
State and Local Public Finance
Monday, November 7, 2016 to Friday, January 27, 2017