Budgeting / Finance

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Author(s) Douglas A. Brook   Date 2015     Source Cases and Simulations Portal for Public and Nonprofit Sector, Call for Cases     Abstract What happens when a budget-stressed municipality reduces support to a popular public service and an energized constituency of citizens proposes to tax themselves and their neighbors to restore... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 10:42am
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Author(s) Kurt Fenske   Date 2015     Source Cases and Simulations Portal for Public and Nonprofit Sector, Call for Cases     Abstract In this case study, the deputy director in a state budgeting and planning office has been asked to provide information on the financial and political implications of eliminating personal income tax in... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 10:39am
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Author(s) Christopher Lovelock, Phil Chap, and Kate Scorza Ingram   Date 2008     Source Program on Social Enterprise at Yale School of Management     Abstract A nonprofit organization has established a for-profit venture to sell donated and discounted technology products. The venture is now profitable and ambitious goals have been... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:54pm
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Author(s)Michael McGrath Date2013 Source National Civic Review  AbstractLocal leaders have struggled to overcome the city of South Gate’s difficult recent history and its tough fiscal and economic challenges, but it would be something of an exaggeration to suggest that they have made significant inroads in adopting the strategic and organizational changes needed to achieve an ethos... read more
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 8:31pm
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Author(s)Michael McGrath Date2013 Source National Civic Review  AbstractSanta Ana officials ignored the early warning signs of economic distress and a growing structural deficit and failed to develop a long-term strategy for fiscal sustainability. It’s not that Santa Ana has been a spendthrift community. With the exception of public safety, the city has had low per capita general... read more
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 8:23pm
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Author(s)Mark Pisano and Richard F. Callahan Date2013 Source National Civic League AbstractThe most significant finding of this case study is the capacity of leadership to change the direction of the county. Recognition of the need for change arose from an ever-widening public conversation regarding the county’s problems and a set of legal actions taken against county leadership.... read more
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 7:57pm
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Author(s)Michael McGrath Date2013 Source National Civic Review AbstractSouth Gate, a community in Los Angeles County, has a structural deficit that local leaders and managers have been unable to eliminate despite years of austerity and cost cutting. South Gate entered the 2008 recession weakened financially and organizationally by the earlier crisis. Local leaders have struggled to... read more
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 12:57pm
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Author(s)U.S. Government Accountability Office Date2000 SourceU.S. Government Accountability Office AbstractTo help promote the effective implementation of financial management reform across the federal government, GAO studied the financial management practices and improvement efforts of nine leading public and private sector organizations--Boeing; Chase Manhattan Bank; General... read more
Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 11:56pm
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Author(s)United States Government Accountability Office Date2010 SourceUnited States Government Accountability Office AbstractThe Department of Defense (DOD) invests billions of dollars annually to modernize its business systems, which have been on GAO's high-risk list since 1995. DOD is in the process of implementing nine enterprise resource planning (ERP) efforts which perform... read more
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 5:51pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2010 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractIn the last decade there has been a growth in for-profit and nonprofit services that use the term "coaching" to provide some form of support on financial issues. Coaching is such a widely used term that its precise meaning is illusive in the financial arena. Programs... read more
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 2:02am
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2010 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractThe City of Indianapolis and Marion County seek to return unproductive land to revenue-generating status and to advance the redevelopment efforts of community development organizations through a property disposition model built upon enabling legislation and a cooperative... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 3:32pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2010 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractThe Cleveland Land Bank serves as the primary vehicle for the acquisition and disposition of tax-delinquent properties to community based organizations in the City of Cleveland. A 1976 state statute allows any Ohio municipality to establish a Land Reutilization Program (or,... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 3:29pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation DateN/A Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractThe City of Atlanta and Fulton County are working to address the issue of property tax delinquency in many of Atlanta's neighborhoods, based on an acknowledgement that restoring properties to the tax rolls will enhance local government tax collection, as well as improve the... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 3:25pm
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Author(s)Dervilla Donnelly, Marcel Herbst, Thomas M. Pelsoci, Christoph Mandl, Stefan Kuhlmann Date2007 Source Plattform Forschungs- und Technologieevaluierung  AbstractExcellence has become one of the key foci of higher education, at least in Europe. The concern with excellence is tied to the observation that excellence is rare but needed; it may also be tied... read more
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 8:02pm
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corp. Date 2007 Source Local Initiatives Support Corp. AbstractIncreasingly community developers are turning to Tax Increment Financing as a creative way of funding large projects, revitalizing whole neighborhoods, and partnering with government to leverage funding for critical deals. Listen to this conversation with national... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 3:19pm
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Author(s)Geoffrey F. Segal, Adam B. Summers Date2002 Source Reason Public Policy Institute AbstractCivic leaders bemoan the lack of attention or engagement citizens display toward municipal governance. Citizens remain unenergetic and removed from the level of government closest to them, often because they lack the simple knowledge of what government services have been provided and... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 2:40pm
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Author(s)Fund for the city of New York Date2000 Source FCNY AbstractThis case study describes an initiative by the Fund's Center to incorporate citizens's views into the way that government services are assessed. The study discusses the goals, processes, and outcomes between the Center, city engineers, community members- riders, drivers, and pedestrians - to develop objective... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 2:17pm
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Author(s)William T. King, Dorothy Paugh Date2006 Source U.S. Census Bureau AbstractInnovative new products from the United States Census Bureau help jobseekers, employers, and economic planners get an in-depth look at their local job market. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAADownload PDF: Jobs Data Give Boost to Economic Development
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 1:58pm
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Author(s)J. Michael Collins Date unidentified Source  LISC Chicago Abstract N/A Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAA Download PDF: Using_a_financial_coaching_approach_to_help_low-income_families_achieve_economic_success
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 5:23pm
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Author(s)Vivek Ramkumar and Warren KrafchikDate2005 SourceThe International Budget Project AbstractN/AAccess through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAADownload PDF: The Role of Civil Society Organizations in Auditing and Public Finance Management
Sunday, August 28, 2011 - 2:22am
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Author(s)International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives Date2002 SourceInternational Council for Local Environmental Initiatives AbstractThe City of Heidelberg has long been a leader in environmental management and sustainable development. The 1997 City Development Plan,created with social, economic and environmental considerations, is a strategy to take Heidelberg to... read more
Monday, August 22, 2011 - 11:19am
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Author(s)International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives Date2002 SourceInternational Council for Local Environmental Initiatives AbstractIn the mid 1990s, AMC began instituting significant fiscal and management reforms, including improving tax collection, computerizing the accounting system, strengthening AMC’s work force and financial management, and developing a... read more
Monday, August 22, 2011 - 11:08am
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Author(s)Congressional Budget Office Date1990 Source Congressional Budget Office AbstractA special study by the Congressional Budget Office, Budgeting for Eximbank: A Case Study of Credit Reform, finds that the federal budget does not accur- ately measure the cost of new loans, loan guarantees, and insurance provided by Eximbank. The study examines how credit reform would improve... read more
Monday, August 22, 2011 - 10:27am
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Author(s)International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives Date1999 SourceInternational Council for Local Environmental Initiatives AbstractParticipatory budgeting is a community-based decision making process in which residents establish criteria for resource allocation, present their priorities regarding government expenditures and ultimately determing the municipal budget... read more
Friday, August 19, 2011 - 2:53pm
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Author(s)President Bill Clinton Date2007 SourceC-SPAN AbstractPresident Bill Clinton discuss what he intends to do with the budget surplus. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Bill Clinton: What To Do About Budget Surplus
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 3:30pm
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Author(s)Stand Up For Veterans Date2008 SourceStand Up For Veterans AbstractThis video has been produced in response to the budget shortfall in the President's FY 2009 budget. The VA Budget has now been late for 18 of the last 20 years. This is the first in a series that DAV will be creating on veterans' health care needs. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from... read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 3:27pm
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Author(s)Mike Conaway Date2009 Sourcemikeconaway11 at Youtube AbstractMike debates the FY 2009 Budget resolution Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Budget Resolution
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 3:24pm
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Author(s)Rep. Adam Putnam Date2008 SourceRep Adam H. Putnam, RepPutnam's Channel at Youtube AbstractFederal Budget Resolution Debate Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Federal Budget Resolution Debate
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 3:17pm
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Author(s)Tom Campbell Dateunidentified SourceThe Commonwealth Club of California AbstractCommonwelth club meeting at California regarding America's Budget Crisis moderated by Mr. Tom Compbell. You can watch this video clip after a short commercial clip. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: America's Budget Crisis
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 3:11pm
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Author(s)unidentified Date2009 Sourceunidentified AbstractA compilation video produced by the PB Unit showing what's been achieved so far in participatory budgeting in Britain and the ambitions for the future. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Participatory Budgeting in Britain: The Story So Far
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 3:07pm
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Author(s)David Jones Date2008 Sourcezerogmedia's Channel at Youtube AbstractDavy talks about the rise of participatory budgeting in local government in the UK. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Participatory Budgeting in the UK
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 3:05pm
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Author(s)South East Area Management Team Date2008 Sourceukpbunit's Channel at Youtube AbstractParticipatory budgeting promotional video for a decision day in the South East of Leeds - Summer 2008. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Participatory Budgeting in Leeds
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 3:01pm
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Author(s)Jerry Sanders, Mayor of San Diego; Deborah Amos, Foreign Correspondent, National Public Radio; John Eger, Executive Director, International Center for Communications - SDSU Date2006 SourceKPBS,  San Diego's Member Supported Public Television AbstractWhat dangers do American reporters face in Iraq? On Wednesday's Full Focus, we sit down with NPR's Deborah... read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 2:55pm
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Author(s)Thomas Sowell Date2009 SourceBasicEconomics's Channel at Youtube AbstractFind more about debt to GDP ratio in other nations at the CIA Factbook Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Lesson 1 National Debt & Budget Deficit Explained
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 3:36pm
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Author(s)WOODTV.COM Date2011 SourceWOODTV.COM AbstractBudget battle to avoid government shutdown On 24 Hour News 8 at 5. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Budget Battle To Avoid Government Shutdown
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 3:19pm
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Author(s)unidentified Date2011 SourceCNN.com Live AbstractCongressional leaders, with barely an hour to go before a federal government, announced late Friday night they had reached a deal to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year. Friday, April 8, 2011. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Congress Strikes Budget Deal... read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 2:52pm
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Author(s)Wasserman SchultzDate2009 SourceMSNBC AbstractRep. Wasserman Schultz discusses the supplemental appropriations bill for 2009, which includes funding for our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, combating violence on the Southwest border, response to the pandemic flu, a "cash for clunkers" program, and other urgent needs.Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers... read more
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 4:29pm
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Author(s)Gray Davis, Former California GovernorDate2009 SourceFOX Business AbstractFBN's Tom Sullivan talks to Former California Governor Gray Davis on why California is in a budget crisis. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Former Cali Governor on Budget Deficit
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 4:25pm
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Author(s)Solon Simmons, Assistant Professor at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University Date2009 SourceCTV NEWS AbstractSolon Simmons, Assistant Professor at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, responding to Obama's prediction of massive deficits for years to come and his incoming administration's plans... read more
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 4:22pm
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Author(s)John Kamensky and Carl Moravitz Date2009 SourceThe IBM Center for The Business of Government AbstractJohn Kamensky of The IBM Center for The Business of Government and Carl Moravitz describe how the new president's budget process may work. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Fiscal Budget for FY2010
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 4:18pm
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Author(s)Power and Money-CNBC DateFebruary 2009 SourcePower & Money - CNBC AbstractPrivate and foreign investors are seeking to buy U.S. highways and infrastructure Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAAExternal Link: Privatizing US Toll Roads
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 4:10pm
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Author(s)Tony Broskowski of Pareto Solutions Date2008 SourcePalisade Coportation AbstractDr. Broskowski comes from a rich background of academics, administration and teaching in mental health care. Dr. Broskowski also has had extensive experience and contacts throughout the United States in the field of mental health and health care services research. He has published over 70... read more
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 4:04pm
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Author(s)ICLEI Local Government for Sustainability DateJan 2011 SourceICLEI Local Govenments for Sustainability AbstractThe local government of Buenos Aires is responsible for the maintenance of approximately 1,500 buildings. These include schools, hospitals, offices, public service centers and cultural centers. To move forward with an energy effi ciency building program, learning... read more
Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 12:08pm
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Author(s)ICLEI local government for sustainability DateApril 2011 SourceICLEI local government for sustainability AbstractThe City of Yokohama is a large city with 3.7 million inhabitants. Its mountain forests and farmland has decreased year by year due to urban development. To preserve precious green areas for its citizens, the city has introduced a new tax system. The city uses... read more
Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 11:39am
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Author(s)The University of Iowa, Henry B. Tippie College of Business Date1997 SourceThe University of Iowa, Henry B. Tippie College of Business AbstractThe Iowa Electronic Markets (IEM) is a real time and real money electronic futures market designed specifically as a teaching and research tool. Students use real money accounts to trade contracts with payoffs based upon real-world... read more
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 3:23pm
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Author(s) Citizens Union Foundation Date 2009 SourceGotham Gazette AbstractGotham Gazette's interactive Budget Game lets you balance the city's $44.5 billion budget. You begin with a $3.8 billion budget gap-just like Mayor Bloomberg. Cut or increase spending. Raise or lower taxes. Then compare your spending plan to the one the mayor proposed in April. Beware, your choices may not... read more
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 3:19pm
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Author(s)Steve Hinze, Legislative Analyst Date1998 SourceMinnesota House of Representatives House Research AbstractThe House Research Department releases property tax simulation results from time-to-time throughout the year. The results posted on this web site will generally be displayed at the regional level. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers... read more
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 3:06pm
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AuthorAnders Schneiderman and Nathan Newman, UC-Berkeley's Center for Community Economic Research Date1995 SourceNathan Newman AbstractThis simple simulation should give you a better feel of the trade-offs which policy makers need to make in creating federal budgets and dealing with deficits. This simulation asks you to adjust spending and tax expenditures in the the 2006 budget... read more
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 3:03pm
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AuthorAmerican Public Media Date2011 SourceAmerican Public Media AbstractBudget Hero seeks to provide a values- and fiscal-based lens for citizens to examine policy debates during this election year. Partisan messages tend to cloud the real issues at play during campaigns, and most candidates are loath to attach detailed financial impacts to solutions which make up their... read more
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 2:55pm
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Author(s)Kenneth L. Hess Date1992 SourceKLHess.com AbstractUncle Sam's Budget Balancer for DOS or Windows computers empowers you to balance the FY 1995 federal budget using actual numbers provided by the Congressional Budget Office. I first created Uncle Sam's Budget Balancer as a public service during the 1992 presidential campaign. At the time I was president of Banner Blue... read more
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 2:41pm

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