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Budget-balancing tactics in local government

David N. Ammons

Budget-balancing tactics in local government

by David N. Ammons

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Published by UNC School of Government in [Chapel Hill, N.C.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid N. Ammons and Trevor A. Fleck
ContributionsFleck, Trevor A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. School of Government
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHJ9147 .A46 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24391051M
ISBN 101560116455
ISBN 109781560116455
LC Control Number2010478608
OCLC/WorldCa505928797

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