Public Budgeting in America / Edition 5

Public Budgeting in America / Edition 5

by Robert W. Smith Ph.D., Thomas D. Lynch Ph. D.
     
 

The most comprehensive and accurate treatment of the public budgeting process on the market, this book offers a thorough treatment of the entire subject, with an emphasis on state budgets. Public Budgeting in America, 5/E is user-friendly, with a no-nonsense approach that offers readers a solid theoretical treatment of key constructs that underlie

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The most comprehensive and accurate treatment of the public budgeting process on the market, this book offers a thorough treatment of the entire subject, with an emphasis on state budgets. Public Budgeting in America, 5/E is user-friendly, with a no-nonsense approach that offers readers a solid theoretical treatment of key constructs that underlie public budgeting in America. It includes case scenarios, practical examples, and instructional exhibits of working budget documents and analysis, as well as supporting data to demonstrate key concepts. Topics include: budget formats and preparation; modern budgeting; budget behavior; applied analysis; processing; operating budgets and accounting; capital budgeting and debt administration; revenue systems; and internal service functions. For individuals employed in the fields of public budgeting, financial management, and public finance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130979933
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Series:
MySearchLab Series for Political Science Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Budget Formats and Preparation.

2. Public Budgeting in Context.

3. Toward Modern Budgeting.

4. Budget Behavior.

5. Analysis Applied to Budgeting.

6. Analytical Processes.

7. Operating Budgets and Accounting.

8. Capital Budgeting and Debt Administration.

9. Revenue Systems.

10. Internal Service Functions.

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