Posts Tagged ‘municipal finance’

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    What If A State Defaulted?

    Nov 21, 10 • 596 Views • Economic Debates, Government, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary Policy1 Comment

    What would happen if a state defaulted on its debt? It is unlikely. It has not happened since 1933. But…what if? In a fascinating simulation at The Economist’s Buttonwood Conference, an auspicious group of role players simulates a state debt

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    Recycling Garbage

    Feb 14, 10 • 178 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    A recent article in SF Gate focused on Berkeley’s garbage problems. Because of Berkeley’s commitment to recycling, the revenue it receives from garbage collection has dropped precitously. Less garbage means more job and service cuts. If people

  • Comments On Today’s News

    Jan 10, 10 • 192 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    A1 NY Times From a town clerk in Genesee, Wisconsin: