Municipal Finance Journal

Volume 33, Number 4
Winter 2013
Editor: W. Bartley Hildreth

Guest Editors' Note
Issue Dedicated to Memory of John E. Petersen, Part 1
Beverly Bunch, Lisa A. Cole, and Cathy Spain

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John Petersen:
Modern Renaissance Man
Beverly Bunch, Lisa A. Cole, and Cathy Spain

1-11

John Petersen:
A Municipal Market Giant
Robert Doty

13-15

John Petersen:
Finance Writer and Thinker Extraordinaire
Penny Lemov

15-16

John Petersen:
Mentor and Friend
Dan Heimowitz

16-17

John Petersen:
Inspiration with Integrity
Kim Edwards

18-19

John Petersen:
A Character with Character
James C. Joseph

20-21

John Petersen:
The Dean of Municipal Finance
Bob Inzer

21-24

John Petersen:
My Dad
Chap Petersen

24-25

Municipal Defaults:
Eighty Years Make a Big Difference
John E. Petersen

27-48

The Origins of Good Disclosure:
John Petersen and the GFOA Disclosure Guidelines
Robert Dean Pope

49-60

Municipal Bond Insurance:
Past, Present, and Future
Natalie R. Cohen

61-75

John Petersen, Municipal Market Leader:
An Interview with Frank Shafroth
Frank Shafroth, assisted by Beverly Bunch and Cathy Spain

77-92