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PADM 609: Financial Management in Government

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Be sure to include government OR "public sector" when searching for general fiscal topics

Topics / Concepts

  • "public finance"
  • "governmental spending"
  • "fiscal policy"
  • "financial reporting"
  • "governmental accounting"
  • "government purchasing"
  • "federal budget"
  • "national debt"
  • "tax rates"
  • "government bonds"
  • "state government"
  • "state budgets"
  • "local government"

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Refereed, scholarly, and peer-reviewed are often used interchangeably to mean credible sources rigorously reviewed before publication. These short videos will help you determine (1) whether the publication itself is scholarly; and (2) the type of scholarly article in that publication.