Municipal Finance Journal

Volume 34, Number 1 (Spring
Spring 2013
Editor: W. Bartley Hildreth

Guest Editors' Note
Issue Dedicated to Memory of John E. Petersen, Part 2
Beverly Bunch, Lisa A. Cole, and Cathy Spain


The Role of the State in Supervising and Assisting Municipalities, Especially in Times of Financial Distress
James E. Spiotto


The Great Recession:
Impacts and Outlook for U.S. State and Local Finance
Robert D. Ebel, John E. Petersen, and Ha T.T. Vu


Benefit Changes and Legal Protections Related to Public Pensions
Paul Zorn


Subnational Finance Outside the United States:
Recent Developments
Maria E. Freire