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Annual Survey of Governments, 1981: Finance Statistics

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Annual Survey of Governments Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
administrative costs; census data; cities; debt; education expenditures; finance; government expenditures; government revenues; government services; labor costs; local government; municipal services; municipal expenditures; public administration; public safety; public utilities; school districts; state government; townships; transportation
  • Abstract

    This collection contains state and local government finance data.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
A survey was taken of all state governments, all school district governments in 30 states and samples in the other 20, and a sample of approximately 14,000 other local governmental units included in the 1977 Census of Governments.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • 8133 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08133.v1
  • Jackson, Cynthia Y.. Strategies for managing tensions between public employment and private service delivery. Public Productivity and Management Review.21, (2), 119-136.1997.
    • ID: (URL)
  • Strate, John, Wolman, Harold, Melchior, Alan. Are there Election-Driven Tax-and-Expenditure Cycles for Urban Governments?. Urban Affairs Quarterly.28, (3), 462-479.1993.
    • ID: 10.1177/004208169302800306 (DOI)
  • Fossett, James W.. On Confusing Caution and Greed: A Political Explanation of the Flypaper Effect. Urban Affairs Quarterly.26, (1), 95-117.1990.
    • ID: 10.1177/004208169002600105 (DOI)
  • Ferris, James M.. The Use of Volunteers in Public Service Production: Some Demand and Supply Considerations. Social Science Quarterly.69, (1), 3-23.1988.
  • Ferris, James M.. The Decision to Contract Out: An Empirical Analysis. Urban Affairs Quarterly.22, (2), 289-311.1986.
    • ID: 10.1177/004208168602200206 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1984): Annual Survey of Governments, 1981: Finance Statistics. Archival Version. Annual Survey of Governments Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.