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Mayors and Money : Fiscal Policy in New York and Chicago - Ester R. Fuchs

Mayors and Money

Fiscal Policy in New York and Chicago

Paperback Published: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9780226267913
Number Of Pages: 376

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Chicago and New York share similar backgrounds but have had strikingly different fates. Tracing their fortunes from the 1930s to the present day, Ester R. Fuchs examines key policy decisions which have influenced the political structures of these cities and guided them into, or clear of, periods of economic crisis.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Toward a Political Theory of the Urban Fiscal Crisis
Fiscal Crisis and Fiscal Stress: A Comparative Perspective
Depression-Era Fiscal Crises: Political Lessons for Urban Policymakers
City Budgets and the Urban Fiscal Condition: Trends in Expenditures
City Budgets and the Urban Fiscal Condition: Trends in Revenue and Debt
Intergovernmental Relations, Legal Arrangements and the Urban Fiscal Policy Process
Interest Groups, the Political Party, and the Urban Fiscal Policy Process
Conclusion
Mayoral Administrations
Some Methodological Issues
Census Data Categories
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780226267913
ISBN-10: 0226267911
Series: American Politics & Political Economy S.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 376
Published: 1st January 1992
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.8 x 15.4  x 2.13
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 2