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Author Musell, R. Mark.

Title Understanding government budgets : a practical guide / R. Mark Musell.

Imprint New York, NY : Routledge, 2009.


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 Axe Special Collections Reitz  352.4 M972u 2009    ---  Lib Use Only
Description x, 104 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 93-99) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The basics of government budgets : coverage, status, and numbers -- The basics of budget structure -- Public employment totals in budgets -- Performance measures in budgets -- Capital spending in budgets -- Tax expenditures and tax expenditure budgets -- The federal budget : an example from the National Archives -- Small town U.S.A. : an example from Avon, Connecticut -- Performance in budgeting : an example from the state of Texas -- Program information in budgets : an example from Wichita, Kansas.
Summary "The goal of the book is to make the format of budgets and the information they contain accessible and understandable, helping users make better sense of government and its performance. Perfect for undergraduate or graduate level courses in budgeting and public administration, Understanding Government Budgets also makes a useful guide to budgets for the average citizen with an interest in how government operates."--Jacket.
Subject Budget -- United States.
Government spending policy -- United States.
United States -- Appropriations and expenditures.
Budget. (OCoLC)fst00840336
Expenditures, Public. (OCoLC)fst00918345
Government spending policy. (OCoLC)fst00945615
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
ISBN 9780415990110 (hardback : alk. paper)
0415990114 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780415990127 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0415990122 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780203892725 (ebook)
0203892720 (ebook)

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