Michigan's Local Leaders Generally Support Detroit Bankruptcy Filing Despite Some Concerns

Michigan Public Policy Survey, February 2014

11 Pages Posted: 6 Feb 2014

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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

Date Written: February 3, 2014

Abstract

This report presents Michigan local government leaders’ opinions regarding issues surrounding municipal bankruptcies in general, as well as the city of Detroit’s bankruptcy specifically. The findings in this report are based on a statewide survey of local government leaders in the Fall 2013 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS).

Keywords: public finance, bankruptcy, taxation, local government, fiscal health, Detroit

Suggested Citation

Ivacko, Thomas M. and Horner, Debra, Michigan's Local Leaders Generally Support Detroit Bankruptcy Filing Despite Some Concerns (February 3, 2014). Michigan Public Policy Survey, February 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2390792 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2390792

Thomas M. Ivacko (Contact Author)

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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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

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