- You Can't Bank On It. Barrett, Katherine; Greene, Richard // Governing;Sep2002, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p74
Discusses the practice of state or local agencies in the U.S. to spend all their budget at the end of year instead of returning it back to the budget office. Examination on the factors that prompt agencies to spend all their budget at year's end; States which have implemented a program that...
- PFM Pushed for CFA. Cataldo, Adam L. // Bond Buyer;12/6/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32023, p35
Reports that the Pennsylvania Department of Economic and Community Development has recommended Philadelphia-based Public Financial Management as financial adviser to the newly-created Commonwealth Financing Authority in Pennsylvania.
- R&C told to use higher fines and publicity to deter tax-dodgers. Dicken, Paul // Public Finance;4/4/2008, p9
The article highlights the British National Audit Office's report "HM Revenue & Customs: Tackling the hidden economy," which was published on April 3, 2008. According to the report, the Revenue & Customs should impose greater penalties and make more use of publicity to reduce the Â£1 billion a...
- Debt Debate. // Orange County Business Journal;5/10/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p47
Presents viewpoint on the expected action by the Transportation Corridor Agencies to decide a controversial, staff-recommended multi-billion bailout for the struggling San Joaquin (73) Tool Road in California.
- Responses to Posthearing Questions Related to GAO's Testimony on the U.S. Government's Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 2002: GAO-03-848R. Walker, David M. // GAO Reports;6/16/2003, p1
On April 8, 2003, GAO testified before the House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Government Efficiency and Financial Management at a hearing on our report on the U.S. government's consolidated financial statements for fiscal year 2002. This letter responds to questions related to...
- Externalities, agency structure, and the level of transfers. Lott Jr., John R. // Public Choice;1987, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p285
Focuses on the implication of introducing competitively structured agencies for a bureau's budget and the size of the government. Types of investments that can be made by bureaus; Description of a model of marginal support curve for the transfers/services created by government agencies.
- Warning sounded over single Scots scrutiny body's remit. Scott, David // Public Finance;10/19/2007, p20
The article reports that Andrew Welsh, convener of the Scottish Parliament's finance committee, has raised doubts about the creation of a single scrutiny body for Scotland, warning that it could lead to over-centralization. He supported the independent report by Professor Lorne Crerar...
- A Comparative Analysis of Public Sector Restructuring in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. ROSE, JOSEPH B.; CHAISON, GARY N.; de la GARZA, ENRIQUE // Journal of Labor Research;Fall2000, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p601
We examine public sector restructuring in North America and selected Commonwealth Caribbean nations. Although all the countries studied experienced significant restructuring in response to public debt pressures, there were major differences across countries in the magnitude, pace, form, and the...
- CityBusiness Question of the Week. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/16/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 16, p10
The article presents a question if there is a need to create an office of inspector general to investigate corruption at City Hall and coordinate the use of post-Katrina funding in New Orleans, Louisiana. A 164 votes of the respondents answered that there is a need for an inspector general. A...