Michigan Local Government Fiscal Health Continues Gradual Improvement, but Smallest Jurisdictions Lagging

19 Pages Posted: 6 Oct 2013

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Thomas M. Ivacko

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Debra Horner

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Michael Crawford

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Date Written: October 1, 2013

Abstract

This report presents Michigan local government leaders' assessments of their jurisdictions' fiscal conditions in 2013 and the actions they are taking in response to ongoing and widespread fiscal challenges. The findings are based on responses from five statewide survey waves of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) conducted annually each spring from 2009 through 2013.

Keywords: local government, fiscal health, budget policy

Suggested Citation

Ivacko, Thomas M. and Horner, Debra and Crawford, Michael, Michigan Local Government Fiscal Health Continues Gradual Improvement, but Smallest Jurisdictions Lagging (October 1, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2334403 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2334403

Thomas M. Ivacko (Contact Author)

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy ( email )

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Debra Horner

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy ( email )

735 South State Street, Weill Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

Michael Crawford

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy ( email )

735 South State Street, Weill Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

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