Fiscal Challenges

Fiscal Challenges

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Fiscal Challenges: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Budget Policy brings together leading experts from a range of disciplines to explore the problems of budget policy. The authors, including top economists, political scientists, historians, psychologists, and legal scholars, together provide a unique, multidisciplinary introduction to the subject. In addition to in-depth analysis of congressional budget procedures and the economics of federal deficits and debt, Fiscal Challenges explores important recent developments in budget policy at the state level and in the European Union. The goal of the volume is to offer readers wide-ranging perspectives on the many different academic disciplines and perspectives that bear on the evaluation of budgetary procedures and their reform.An Interdisciplinary Approach to Budget Policy Elizabeth Garrett, Elizabeth A. Graddy, Howell E. Jackson ... This is exemplified by Wildavskya#39;s classic work in which he argues that there is no true theory of budgeting that establishes processes that ... of bounded rationality in response to the political conflict and information constraints associated with resource allocation. ... the other, as in California, where fiscalpolicies are increasingly establishedthrough the initiative process.6While thisanbsp;...

Title:Fiscal Challenges
Author:Elizabeth Garrett, Elizabeth A. Graddy, Howell E. Jackson
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2008-01-07


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