GOVERNMENT BUDGETEING: THEORY, PROCESS, AND POLITICS is a blend of classic and current readings that introduces students to both the historical and contemporary theoretical foundations of public budgeting. Fourteen of the forty-three readings included in this edition are new, representing recent trends in budget reform, new public management developments, and recent fiscal assessments of the states and federal government. Each major section of the book begins with an introduction that provides historical context and background for the readings that follow.Over time, however, expenditures for these services have increased relative to income. In a later study, Borcherding (1977) concludes that the cross- sectional evidence on the popular demand for government services explains only about halfanbsp;...
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