2012-13 Catalog

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Offering Description

Local Government Finance


Spring 2013 quarter

Stephen Buxbaum political economy, community development and planning
Fields of Study
community studies, government and law and public policy

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the sources and uses of revenues that are available to local governments to support public programs, services, and projects.  Emphasis will be placed on learning about the politics of the budgetary process as well as understanding the fundamentals of the statutory framework that cities, counties, and special purpose districts must work within as they strive to sustain their core services.  Special focus will be given to how cities, counties, and school districts develop and manage their budgets.

Advertised Schedule
5:30-9:30p Mon
Online Learning
Hybrid Online Learning < 25% Delivered Online
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Offered During

Program Revisions

Date Revision
October 19th, 2012 This course has been cancelled. Interested students are encouraged to consider the spring course titled "Local Governance."