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Forecasting local government spending.

Claudia Devita Scott

Forecasting local government spending.

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Published by Urban Institute in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Haven (Conn.),
  • New Haven.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Budget -- New Haven.,
    • Local budgets -- United States.,
    • New Haven (Conn.) -- Appropriations and expenditures -- Forecasting.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsMunicipal Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ9211.N4 S35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 142 p.
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5297559M
      ISBN 100877660239
      LC Control Number72077748
      OCLC/WorldCa586452


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