Municipal Finance Journal

Volume 23, Number 1
Spring 2002
Editor: W. Bartley Hildreth

Publication Policies and Information for Authors

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Editor's Note

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Impact of Three Credit Ratings on Interest Cost of State GO Bonds
Craig L. Johnson, Kenneth A. Kriz

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Economic Forces and the Municipal Bond Default Risk Premium
Bradley T. Ewing

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How Conservative are Municipal Investment Practices in Large U.S. Cities?
Dwight V. Denison

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Regulation in the Municipal Bond Industry
Steven A. Chamberlin, Stephen J. Weinstein, Mark D. Robbins, and Bill Simonsen

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CFO Relations: Some Practical advice for CFO's
William Buchanan

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Tax Law Developments:
Guidance on the New Markets Tax Credit
Linda B. Schakel 82

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Accounting Developments:
GASB Update
Catherine L. Staples

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