Municipal Finance Journal

Volume 28, Number 4 (Winter
Winter 2008
Editor: W. Bartley Hildreth

Editor’s Note
W. Bartley Hildreth


Persistent Underwriter Use and the Cost of Borrowing
Mark D. Robbins and Bill Simonsen


A Comprehensive Evaluation of the Comparative Cost of Negotiated and Competitive Methods of Municipal Bond Issuance
Eric Fruits, James Booth, Randall Pozdena, and Richard Smith


Popular,…But More Influential? A Test of Whether Special Purpose Governments Effect Federal Transit Financing
Olga Smirnova, Suzanne Leland, and Gary A. Johnson


Municipal Securities Law and Disclosure Developments?
Continued Expansion and a Market in Flux: Part 1
Robert W. Doty