Truth and Integrity in State Budgeting

  • Hackbart, Merl (PI)

Grants and Contracts Details


This research project involves the compilation of state financial data published in various public records covering state fiscal and budgeting practices, in the areas of general budget practices, one-time actions, OPEB funding, education funding, rainy day and reserve funds, disclosure practices, and infrastructure and deferred maintenance. Activities to be performed in association with this work will include: 1) completing responses from 5 states to research questions covering three fiscal years from 2015 to 2017, 2) verifying the data and following up with respondents to insure accuracy, 3) filtering the data to facilitate cross state analysis and the selection of case study states in future research, 4) drafting summaries of research results and 5) and provide such additional data as may be appropriate to reflect the current and near term financial status of the 5 states, and 6) submit the research results to the Volcker Alliance per the contract schedule and in the prescribed format.
Effective start/end date8/1/1612/31/17


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