Urban fiscal crisis, another round?
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Urban fiscal crisis, another round? with case studies of Albany, New York ... by Joan A Wells

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Published by Bureau of Government Research, University of Oklahoma in Norman, Okla .
Written in English


  • Municipal finance -- United States -- Case studies

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Edition Notes

StatementJoan A. Wells and Laura L. Vertz
ContributionsVertz, Laura L
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 71 p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17844648M

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