Drawing on research in economics, political science, and policy analysis, this text shows why state and local public finance has assumed such an important role in domestic fiscal policy matters. Among the topics discussed are regional economic performance, and taxes on income and property.
HENRY J. RAIMONDO is Associate Professor in the Eagleton Institute of Politics and the Department of Urban Planning and Policy Development at Rutgers University. He has served on the faculty of the Department of Economics at the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Professor Raimondo has written in the areas of state-local public finance, economics of sport, and economic education. His research has appeared in Growth and Change, Journal of Economic Education, Journal of Labor Research, Land Economics, Public Budgeting and Finance, and Public Finance Quarterly.