America's Ailing Cities: Fiscal Health and the Design of Urban Policy

America's Ailing Cities: Fiscal Health and the Design of Urban Policy

0.0 0
by Helen F. Ladd, John M. Yinger
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Identifies and measures the impact in broad national trends such as the urbanization of poverty, the shift from manufacturing to services, and middle-class flight to the suburbs. (Politcs/Current Events) See more details below

Overview

Identifies and measures the impact in broad national trends such as the urbanization of poverty, the shift from manufacturing to services, and middle-class flight to the suburbs. (Politcs/Current Events)

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Drawing on data from 86 major cities, the authors consider a wide range of factors which lie outside municipal control, including a city's basic economic structure and state-determined fiscal institutions, and the difference between potential revenue and expenditure needed to finance public services of acceptable quality. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801837678
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1989
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >