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Annexation and the Fiscal Fate of Cities

Publication Date:
2006
Author(s):
Rusk, David; Brookings Institution. Metropolitan Policy Program.
Description:
"This detailed survey demonstrates the crucial interrelationship between municipal elasticity and municipal fiscal health as measured not by various academic indices, but by financial markets—specifically, the assessment of a city’s long-term fiscal health by rating agencies, which must advise investors of the relative risks they face in putting their own money on the line by purchasing a city’s general obligation bonds."
Topic(s):
Annexation (County government), Annexation (Municipal government), Cities and towns, Land use and urban planning
State(s):
Kansas; Missouri
County/Area:
Kansas City Metropolitan Area
Document Type:
Study
Language:
English
Source:
Brookings Institution Website
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