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Australian local government economics

Author: Brian Dollery; Lin Crase; Andrew Johnson
Publisher: Sydney : UNSW Press, ©2006.
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"Australian local government economics is the first book devoted exclusively to the economic dimensions of local government in Australia. The book considers the development of the present crisis in council funding, the consequences of this crisis, and the current place of councils in the broad context of Australian fiscal federalism. In some detail it discusses the economic foundations of local government, including  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Dollery; Lin Crase; Andrew Johnson
ISBN: 0868407518 9780868407517
OCLC Number: 68208634
Description: xii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Australian local government --
2. Financial pressures --
3. The economic basis for local government --
4. Local government charges --
5. Local government taxation --
6. Intergovernmental grants --
7. Alternative models --
8. Local government amalgamation --
9. Economies of scale, size and scope --
10. Economies of scale in local government --
11. Economic efficiency in local government --
12. The purchaser-provider split --
13. Cost shifting --
14. Public-private partnerships and municipal infrastructure --
15. Local economic development and local government --
16. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Brian Dollery, Lin Crase and Andrew Johnson.
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The increasing complexities of Australian local government place onerous demands on municipal managers and oblige them to continually upgrade their skills. This book examines the economic environment  Read more...

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