Fiscal Equalization for State and Local Government Finance

Fiscal Equalization for State and Local Government Finance



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275946548
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/26/1994
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.35(w) x 9.55(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

JOHN E. ANDERSON is Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has served as deputy state treasurer in Michigan, where his responsiblity was state tax policy. He has also served on state commissions on health care finance, international trade, and enterprise zones, and has advised policymakers and state agencies on tax database development, tax policy modeling, property tax reform, and other issues.

Table of Contents



Recognizing and Correcting for Fiscal Disparities: A Critical Analysis by William H. Oakland

Measuring Disparities in the Fiscal Condition of Local Governments by Helen F. Ladd

Accounting for Fiscal Capacity and Need in the Design of School Aid Formulas by Thomas A. Downes and Thomas F. Pogue

How Can States Most Effectively Meet Their School Financing Responsibilities? by Andrew Reschovsky and Michael Wiseman

Reducing Reliance on the Property Tax in School Finance by John E. Anderson

Tax-Base Sharing Revisited: Issues and Options by Michael Bell

Voter Preferences for Equalization: Evidence from Illinois by Richard F. Dye and J. Fred Giertz



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