Municipal Finance Journal

Volume 24, Number 2
Summer 2003
Editor: W. Bartley Hildreth

Publication Policies and Information for Authors

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Editor’s Note

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State Income Tax and Local Government Borrowing Cost Revisited
Wes Clarke And Robert L. Bland

1-15

Current Issues Facing Bond Issuers and their Financial Advisors
Monique Moyer

17-25

Bond Pricing and Credit Approval:
A Financial Advisor’s Point of View
Barry Fick

27-25

Bond Pricing and Credit Approval:
An Underwriter’s Point of View
Kenneth E. Williams

37-44

Bond Pricing and Credit Approval:
An institutional Investor’s Point of View
Mary Colby

45-50

The Bond Insurers’ Business and Economic trends
David S. Veno

51-61

Recent Research in Public Finance:
The Impact of Financial Advisor independence on Issuer Interest Cost
William P. Kittredge

63-72

Recent Research in Public Finance:
Predicting Municipal Bond Interest Rates
Bill Simonsen

73-77

Tax Law Developments:
Private Activity Bond Refunding Regulations
Linda B. Schakel

79-85

Accounting Developments:
GASB Update
Catherine L. Staples

87-90