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1.

Are State Public Pensions Sustainable? Why the Federal Government Should Worry About State Pension Liabilities

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 17 May 2010
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 7,796
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Public Pension Plan Reform: The Legal Framework

Education, Finance & Policy, Vol. 5, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research No. 10-13
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 3,285
3.

Impacts of Private Prison Contracting on Inmate Time Served and Recidivism

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business
Downloads 2,996
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Understanding Modern Banking Ledgers Through Blockchain Technologies: Future of Transaction Processing and Smart Contracts on the Internet of Money

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Department of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics, Heriot-Watt University and University College London - Financial Computing and Analytics Group, Department of Computer Science
Downloads 2,336
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An Examination of the Effects of Budgetary Control on Performance: Evidence from the Cities

AAA 2008 MAS Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Louisville - College of Business and Northern Illinois University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 1,822
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Budget Processes and Commitment to Fiscal Discipline

IMF Working Paper No. 96/78
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Bonn - Institute of Economic Policy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,240
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Local Governments in Nigeria: Relevance and Effectiveness in Poverty Reduction and Economic Development

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
African Institute for Applied Economics and African Institute for Applied Economics (AIAE)
Downloads 1,115
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The Reform of the Italian Local Government Accounting System. A Critical Analysis

DIR Research Division Working Paper No. 02-63
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Downloads 1,067
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Does Decentralization Increase Government Responsiveness to Local Needs? Evidence from Bolivia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2516
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,020
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The Senate Immigration Bill Rewards Lawbreaking: Why the Dream Act is a Nightmare

Heritage Foundation Backgrounder, No. 1960, August 14, 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Feb 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 1,006
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Fiscal Decentralization and Regional Disparity: Evidence from Cross-Section and Panel Data

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
Technology University of Braunschweig
Downloads 959
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Do Fiscal Rules Matter?

Harvard Economics Department Working Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 May 2011 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 898
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Decentralization and Local Government in Bolivia: An Overview from the Bottom Up

Crisis States Programme Working Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics
Downloads 817
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Assessing Reforms of Government Accounting and Budgeting

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Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Central Washington University and Northern Arizona University
Downloads 678
15.

Funding Public Pension Plans

John Marshall Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 837-878, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Downloads 621
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Governance from Below: A Theory of Local Government with Two Empirical Tests

LSE-STICERD Political Economy and Public Policy Working Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 608
17.

Time for a Top-Tier Law School in Arkansas

Advance Arkansas Institute Policy Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth
Downloads 577
18.

Immigration, Amnesty, and the Rule of Law

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 570
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The Public Pension Crisis

Washington & Lee Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-48
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 525
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Excessive Pharmaceutical Prices and Competition Law: Doctrinal Development to Protect Public Health

UC Irvine Law Review, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp. 281-320, Dec. 2016, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 787, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 16-4
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Florida State University - College of Law
Downloads 521
21.

Competition and Big-Six Brand Name Reputation: Evidence from the Ontario Municipal Audit Market

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Waterloo and Independent

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 507
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Auditor’s Independence and Accountability in Nigeria Public Enterprises: A Case of the Nigerian Ports Authority

KASU Journal of Management Sciences,Vol. 1, No. 4, January 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna
Downloads 505
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Discussion of the Influence of Elections on the Accounting Choices of Governmental Entities

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH - Accounting Department
Downloads 500
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Civic Republicanism, Public Choice Theory, and Neighborhood Councils: A New Model for Civic Engagement

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 491
25.

Public Sector Decentralization: Measurement Concepts and Recent International Trends

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 04-074
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Downloads 475
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Statutes as Contracts? The 'California Rule' and its Impact on Public Pension Reform

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 97, 2012, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-40
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 475
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Intellectual Property Rights and Stem Cell Research: Who Owns the Medical Breakthroughs?

New England Law Review, 2005
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 464
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2009 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 84, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 May 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Reid and Riege, P.C. and Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 463
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Bankruptcy, Backwards: The Problem of Quasi-Sovereign Debt

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, p. 888, 2012, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-06
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 462
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Policy Options for Secondary Road Construction and Management in the Commonwealth of Virginia

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2011-17
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2011
Working Paper Series
George Mason University School of Public Policy
Downloads 462
31.

Moving Toward the New Public Management Paradigm

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Apr 2009
Working Paper Series
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and University of Bologna - Department of Management
Downloads 454
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Time for Permanent Estate Tax Reform

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 446
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Translating into Votes: The Electoral Impact of Spanish-Language Ballots

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 435
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Decentralization's Effects on Educational Outcomes in Bolivia and Colombia

World Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
Accepted Paper Series
London School of Economics and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
Downloads 419
35.

All Areas of Suspected Disability

Loyola Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 289, 2013, DePaul Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-04
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
DePaul University College of Law
Downloads 413
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2011 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 86, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Reid and Riege, P.C.
Downloads 412
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Accounting for Financial Health: Different Local Governments’ Choices in Different Governance Settings

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of ManagementUniversity of Bologna - Department of Management and Università Degli Studi di Salerno - Department of Management Research
Downloads 402
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2008 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 83, 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Feb 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Reid and Riege, P.C.
Downloads 396
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Trends in Human Development and Human Poverty in Namibia

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
United Nations Development Programme
Downloads 395
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2013 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

88 Connecticut Bar Journal, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Reid and Riege, P.C.
Downloads 385
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Al Capone's Revenge: An Essay on the Political Economy of Pretextual Prosecution

Columbia Law Review, April 2005
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Sep 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 380
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Business and Climate Change: Key Challenges in the Face of Policy Uncertainty and Economic Recession

Management Online Review, May 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Amsterdam Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 373
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The Performance of Performance-Based Budgeting in Boom Versus Bust Years: An Analytical Framework and Survey of States

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 May 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
Downloads 369
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Efficiency of Local Government Spending: Evidence for the Lisbon Region

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Nov 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Lisbon - ISEG (School of Economics and Management) and Technical University of Lisbon
Downloads 363
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2010 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 85, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Reid and Riege, P.C.
Downloads 357
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2014 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

89 Connecticut Bar Journal (2015)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Reid and Riege, P.C.
Downloads 354
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Tontine Pensions

163(3) University of Pennsylvania Law Review 755-831 (Feb. 2015)
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oklahoma College of Law and Independent
Downloads 350
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2012 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law

87 Connecticut Bar Journal, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Reid and Riege, P.C. and Quinnipiac University School of Law
Downloads 349
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Decentralization and Local Government Performance: Improving Public Services Provision in Bolivia

Revista de Economia del Rosario, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2000
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
London School of Economics
Downloads 345
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A Better Budget Rule

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 463-478, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management and Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 338