Handbook of Government Budgeting (Jossey-Bass Nonprofit & Public Management Series) (Hardcover)

Handbook of Government Budgeting (Jossey-Bass Nonprofit & Public Management Series) By Meyers, Roy T. Meyers (Editor) Cover Image
By Meyers, Roy T. Meyers (Editor)
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In this comprehensive reference, Roy T. Meyers provides aninvaluable tool for anyone who wants to learn how the governmentbudgeting process works, where it doesn't work, and how it can beimproved. Filled with insights and wisdom from thirty-sixcontributors, this book presents an encyclopedic account ofbudgeting innovations today. Seven sections and twenty-ninechapters cover everything from current basic processes to theuncertain future of budgeting. Handbook of Government Budgeting isthe definitive resource for anyone interested in the waysgovernments acquire and spAnd money.

Nationally and internationally respected experts such as Bob Bland, Naomi Caiden, James Chan, Philip Cooper, Larry Jones, A. Premchand, Irene Rubin, and Barry White offer the reader a full spectrum ofinformation and ideas gleaned from a broad base of practice andresearch. The contributors are authorities in the fields ofpolitical science, economics, accounting, and management. Theyinclude executives, managers, analysts, consultants, and academicswho have studied or worked with governments. The combined wisdom ofthese experts ensures the most concise, complete, andthought-provoking compilation concerning government budgetingtoday.

Each section of the Handbook of Government Budgeting presentsmultiple chapters offering different perspectives on budgetarysubjects. Topics include: an overview of government budgeting;credit markets, the economy, and budget balancing; taxation inbudgeting; the informational foundations of budgeting; budgeting byinstitutions; politics, management, and analysis in budgeting; andbudgeting over time for large amounts. This comprehensive volumewill prove a priceless tool to government professionals as well asprofessors of budgeting courses. Budgeting students andpractitioners will find up-to-date information on the latest budgetissues and politics in governments across federal, state, and locallevels.

The teaching supplement is available directly from theauthor.

Interested parties should e-mail him at meyers@umbc.edu.

About the Author

ROY T. MEYERS is associate professor of political science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is the author of numerous reports and articles on budgetary topics, and a lecturer and consultant. His book Strategic Budgeting was the cowinner of the 1996 Louis Brownlow Award from the National Academy of Public Administration.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780787942922
ISBN-10: 0787942928
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: November 30th, 1998
Pages: 804
Language: English
Series: Jossey-Bass Nonprofit & Public Management Series