Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Lost in the Balance: How State Policies Affect the Fiscal Health of Cities

Fiscal problems in central cities, disparities with suburbs and how state governments cope are addressed in this examination of intergovernmental aid in California, New York and Wisconsin. The authors offer recommendations for new policy at the federal, state and local levels that could improve the fiscal health of central cities.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2001-001
  • Author(s): Howard Chernick and Andrew Reschovsky