Municipal Finance Journal

Volume 18, Number 4
Winter 1998
Editor: W. Bartley Hildreth

Editor's Note
William Bartley Hildreth

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National Federation of Municipal Analysts 1997 Conference Opening Remarks
Deputy Mayor of San Diego
Barbara Warden

1-5

NFMA Panel Discussion:
Sorting Out the Details of Proposition 218
James L. Copeland, Tom Lockard, Jonathan Coupal

6-26

NFMA Panel Discussion:
California Land-Secured Financings: The Dirt on Dirt Bonds
Susan Shultis, Ronald L. Mintz, Jim Phillips, Celia Brewer

27-58

NFMA Panel Discussion:
Hot Topics in Lease Financing
David Hitchcock, Philip Gentile, Chris Blackwood

59-76

Disclosure, Default Rates, and Uncertainty in Municipal Bond Markets
Lisa M. Fairchild

77-84

Accounting Developments:
GASB Update
Catherine L. Staples

85-90