Municipal Finance Journal

Volume 44, Number 2 (Summer
Summer 2023
Editor: W. Bartley Hildreth

Guest Editors' Note
Phuong Nguyen-Hoang and Pengju Zhang


Introduction to the Special Issue on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Municipal Taxes, Part Two
Phuong Nguyen-Hoang and Pengju Zhang


Revenue Composition and Budget Variances of Cities During the Pandemic:
Insights from Financial Reports of Ten Large U.S. Cities
Rahul Pathak and Daniel W. Williams


Federal Assistance and Local Actions:
Have California Municipalities Maintained Their Fiscal Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Rui Sun and Janey Qian Wang


Did Fiscal Outcomes and Government Employment Change Differently by Municipality Socioeconomic Status During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Evidence from New Jersey
Michael S. Hayes and Prakash Kandel


COVID-19 Pandemic Financial Impacts on Virginia's Local Governments:
A First Look at Total Local Revenue and Vulnerable Local Taxes
Stephanie Dean Davis and Raymond Zuniga