Despite Sustained Economic Growth, Michigan Local Government Fiscal Health Still Lags

Michigan Public Policy Survey, November 2018

27 Pages Posted: 9 Dec 2018

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Debra Horner

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

Natalie Fitzpatrick

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

Thomas M. Ivacko

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

Date Written: November 14, 2018

Abstract

This report presents Michigan local government leaders’ assessments of their jurisdictions’ fiscal conditions and the actions they plan to take in the coming year given their financial situations. The findings are based on responses from ten statewide survey waves of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) conducted annually each spring from 2009 through 2018.

Keywords: Local Government, Fiscal Health, Fiscal Stress, Michigan

Suggested Citation

Horner, Debra and Fitzpatrick, Natalie and Ivacko, Thomas M., Despite Sustained Economic Growth, Michigan Local Government Fiscal Health Still Lags (November 14, 2018). Michigan Public Policy Survey, November 2018, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3284476

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

Natalie Fitzpatrick

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

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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