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State and Local Government Debt [electronic resource] : An Analysis.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Government Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2011.
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Government document
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1 online resource (1 online resource (29 p), digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
State governments.
Local government.
Municipal finance.
Pensions.
Summary:
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 11-R4-1735 in the 2011 issue.
Provides overview of State and local government finances and how these governments incorporate borrowing into their budget. Presents data on State and local government debt and how that debt has changed over time, including comparative analysis of these debt parameters for each State; and reviews declining Federal aid to fund pensions. Discusses different economic perspectives on use of debt by governments and whether governments are intrinsically biased toward borrowing more than is considered economically optimal. Includes tables and graphs.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Apr. 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Government Division. State and Local Government Debt
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