Publications

Publications

As a major publisher, the GFOA maintains an extensive inventory of books, e-books, manuals, guides, CD-ROMs, and DVDs on government finance topics that are availablefor purchase, with member discounts. 

  • Publication Archive.  Many outdated GFOA publications that are no longer for sale through GFOA are available for download through the GFOA website.  Each publication is provided as a PDF document.  
68 Documents

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Author: 
Joseph P. Casey
Michael J. Mucha
Year Published: 
2007

Finance officers have an opportunity to contribute valuable insight to all stages of capital plans and help insure capital project investments align with long-term service goals, objectives, and st

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$35.00
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$50.00
Author: 
Shayne Kavanagh
Year Published: 
2007

Faced with downward pressures on tax revenues, increasing expenditures, shifting demographics, as well as a host of other complex challenges, local governments need a new approach to planning.

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$40.00
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$60.00
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2006

This publication is specifically designed to educate governing body members and other interested parties on the proper design and operation of audit committees in the public sector.

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$30.00
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$30.00
Author: 
M. Corrine Larson
Year Published: 
2006

This electronic book is available for purchase by download from GFOA's eStore.

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$20.00
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$20.00
Author: 
J.B. Kurish
Patricia Tigue
Year Published: 
2005

This publication provides readers with an introduction to the principles and practices of issuing debt.

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$30.00
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$30.00
Author: 
Judd Metzger
Year Published: 
2005

The role of government as a vehicle to promote job creation and stabilize the economy is something citizens have now come to expect.

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$30.00
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$30.00
Author: 
Nicholas Greifer
Year Published: 
2005

This booklet introduces the fundamentals of tax increment financing (TIF).

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$20.00
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$30.00
Author: 
Shayne Kavanagh
Rowan Miranda
Year Published: 
2005

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the benefits, challenges, and key success factors related to the implementation of a broad range of enterprise technologies in the public-sector.

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$65.00
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$65.00
Author: 
Nicholas Greifer
Year Published: 
2004

Provides public officials with a sound conceptual foundation for designing an ERI program, using the real-world experiences of governments who have successfully implemented them.

Author: 
Nicholas Greifer
Year Published: 
2004

This revision of a GFOA classic is an essential reference for both experienced and new government finance officers who are looking for ways to improve the performance from their bank.

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$45.00
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$45.00
Author: 
R. Gregory Michel
Year Published: 
2004

This book shows how to use cost analysis for government decisions and analyses such as setting fees and charges, make-versus-buy decisions, changing the level of service, measuring efficiency, and

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$35.00
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$45.00
Year Published: 
2004

This electronic book, compiled by GFOA’s Committee on Treasury and Investment Management, provides a sample manual on investment procedures and internal controls guidelines that can provide a usefu

Author: 
Sam Ashbaugh
Year Published: 
2003

Understand the fundamentals and challenges involved in negotiating and costing public-sector labor contracts with this guide.

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$30.00
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$30.00
Author: 
R. Gregory Michel
Year Published: 
2002

This practical guide examines the responsibilities, design, and staffing of the budget function in state and local government.

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$25.00
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$25.00
Author: 
Nicholas Greifer
Year Published: 
2002

This book provides trustees and administrators with a conceptual framework for understanding and implementing an effective pension investment program.

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$40.00
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$40.00
Author: 
Nicholas Greifer
Brennan Schwarz
Year Published: 
2001

What new risks does the public sector face? What are some differences between regular insurance, self insurance, and risk pools?

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$30.00
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$30.00
Author: 
R. Gregory Michel
Year Published: 
2001

This practical guide presents 12 key budget analysis tools and explains in clear language how to use them.

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$20.00
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$25.00
Author: 
Robert Dean Pope
Year Published: 
2001

State and local governments need permanent access to the debt markets to fund the public projects their citizens require.

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$40.00
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$40.00
Author: 
Roland Calia
Year Published: 
2001

All jurisdictions must set priorities during the budgetary process, whether by formal or informal methods.

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$25.00
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$25.00
Author: 
Barry Blom
Salomon A. Guajardo
Year Published: 
2001

This second volume in the GFOA Budgeting Series was written to provide financial analysts and public managers with the tools and techniques they need to improve both the process and the methods for

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$25.00
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$25.00
Author: 
Salomon A. Guajardo
Rowan Miranda
Year Published: 
2000

Revenue forecasting plays an important role in the budgetin

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$20.00
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$30.00
Author: 
Stephen Gauthier
Year Published: 
2000

GASB Statement No. 34 established a whole new framework or "financial reporting model" for state and local governments.

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$30.00
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$30.00
Author: 
Rowan A. Miranda
Ronald D. Picur
Year Published: 
2000

This is the first volume in a series related to the recommended budget practices of the National Advisory Council on State and Local Budgeting (NACSLB).

Author: 
GFOA for the Public Finance Network
Year Published: 
2000

This primer covers the history and legislation behind tax-exempt financing, and is an ideal introduction to the basics of this financing method.

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$15.00
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$15.00
Author: 
Nicholas Greifer
Year Published: 
1999

This user-friendly guide was written to help elected officials and others understand the basic choices they have in designing retirement benefits for their employees

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$30.00
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$30.00