Claim Your Author Page
Abstract The flypaper effect is the common empirical result that lump-sum intergovernmental grants stimulate more local government spending than increases in private income which are theoretically… (More)
As its name implies, a decision support sys tem (DSS) is a computer-based information sys tem designed to support decision making and decision implementation. A vessel traffic ser vice (VTS) is a… (More)
In two seminal papers in the early 1970s, Borcherding and Deacon (1972) and Bergstrom and Goodman (1973) (hereafter referred to as BDBG) attempted for the first time to estimate the exhaustibility… (More)
An outline of the development and provisions of the Medicaid program and an analysis of the Reagan administration's proposals to change its funding.
An examination of the economic rationale behind soil conservation programs, an assessment of the magnitude of the soil erosion problem, and an evaluation of the effectiveness of U.S. soil… (More)
This paper, critical of commonly employed measures of capital spending needs, offers an alternative method for constructing needs estimates and tests the model using highway spending data for 10… (More)
An examination of the history of small-issue industrial development bonds, with an analysis of the efficiency and effectiveness of this financing method.