Fundamentals of Public Budgeting and Finance

  • Aman Khan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Budget Background

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
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  3. The Operating Budget

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
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  4. The Capital Budget

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273
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  5. Back Matter
    Pages 405-438

About this book


Budgeting is probably the single most important function in government, considering the amount of money a government spends each year on various expenditure programs and activities, as well as the time it spends in preparing the budget, appropriating funds for these activities and, finally, executing them. This book integrates the complex theory and practice of public budgeting into a single text. Written in a simple, concise and easy to understand manner, The Fundamentals of Public Budgeting and Finance captures the multidimensional perspective of public budgeting that students, as well as practitioners will find useful.


Operating Budget Market System Government Expenditure Government Revenue Capital Rationing Market Failure Public Goods Tax Basics Capital Budget public budgeting Public administration budgetary politics public finance budget management systems contemporary issues in public budgeting American government Capital budget Unemployment Tax burden Public goods

Authors and affiliations

  • Aman Khan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceTexas Tech UniversityLubbockUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance Economics and Finance (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-19225-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-19226-6
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