Municipal Finance Journal

Volume 30, Number 4
Winter 2010
Editor: W. Bartley Hildreth

Editor’s Note
National Federation of Municipal Analysts 2009 Annual Conference
W. Bartley Hildreth

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Challenges Facing Municipal Analysts
Christopher J. Mier

1-22

Evaporation of Wealth:
The Financial Crisis and its Effect on Municipal Finance
Jennifer Johnston, Paul Winghart, Paul Kurtter, and Wolfgang Opitz

23-51

Build America Bonds
Mark D. Robbins and Bill Simonsen

53-77

Pennsylvania School District v. JP Morgan:
A Case Study for Issuers on Reading and Understanding Agreements Before Signing
Robert W. Doty

79-94