Publications

Publications

As a major publisher, the GFOA maintains an extensive inventory of books, e-books, manuals, guides, and CDs on government finance topics that are available for 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 Many outdated GFOA publications that are no longer for sale through GFOA are available for download through the GFOA website.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.
74 Documents

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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: 
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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$25.00
Non-Member Price: 
$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: 
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: 
Salomon A. Guajardo
Rowan Miranda
Year Published: 
2000

Revenue forecasting plays an important role in the budgetin

Member Price: 
$20.00
Non-Member Price: 
$30.00
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
Non-Member Price: 
$15.00
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: 
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
Author: 
GFOA Committee on Treasury and Investment Management
Year Published: 
1998

Offers a practical viewpoint on effective treasury management guidelines and how to implement them.

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$15.00
Non-Member Price: 
$15.00
Author: 
Girard Miller
M. Corrine Larson
Paul Zorn
Year Published: 
1998

A valuable reference source for new or experienced public investors, the revised edition of the classic GFOA text on investing offers a complete and up-to-date overview of the public-sector investm

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$79.95
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$79.95
Year Published: 
1998

Of all of the functional areas of finance, the one most in

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$5.00
Non-Member Price: 
$10.00
Author: 
Patricia Tigue
Year Published: 
1997

The booklet provides guidance on how to develop a good RFP process for the selection of financial advisors and senior managing underwriters.

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$20.00
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$20.00
Author: 
Cathie G. Eitelberg
Year Published: 
1997

Provides elected officials and others interested in the operations of public pension plans with an easy-to read primer on these plans, their benefits, investments and overall operations.

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$30.00
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$30.00
Author: 
Patricia Tigue
Year Published: 
1996

Taking the reader through the steps required to prepare a capital improvement program and budget, this book covers the preparatory phases of CIP development and extends through identifying capital

Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
1996

An ideal guide for public managers seeking the practical guidance they need to assume a leadership role in the design, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive framework of internal controls.

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$22.00
Non-Member Price: 
$28.00
Author: 
Patricia Tigue
Year Published: 
1995

Devising an optimal approach to structuring and sizing a bond issue can enhance an issuer’s ability to maximize the amount of bond proceeds for construction purposes, to meet cash flow requirement

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$14.00
Non-Member Price: 
$14.00
Author: 
James C. Joseph
Year Published: 
1994

This book introduces the essential concepts of tax-exempt debt financing, compares and contrasts options, provides practical advice and highlights potential pitfalls.

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$24.00
Non-Member Price: 
$24.00
Author: 
M. Corrine Larson
Year Published: 
1994

Written for government investment officers who must have a working knowledge of money market securities, this updated edition provides information on current money market options and practices.

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$22.00
Non-Member Price: 
$22.00
Author: 
Patricia Tigue
Year Published: 
1994

Bond insurance can provide important benefits to issuers of tax-exempt bonds. For many issuers, the important reason to purchase bond insurance is to obtain lower borrowing costs.

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$9.00
Non-Member Price: 
$9.00
Author: 
Linda Sheimo
Year Published: 
1993

Examines the critical components of various treasury agreements used by states and localities, including banking services, wire transfer, lockbox, and trust and escrow account agreements.

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$15.00
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$15.00
Author: 
Ian J. Allen
Year Published: 
1992

This book provides practical information and examples of successful practices relating to all aspects of collecting revenues, including: organization of the revenue collections office; assessment a

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$24.00
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$24.00

Balancing budgets is one of the biggest challenges facing s

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$100.00
Non-Member Price: 
$135.00

GFOA's Treasury and Investment Management Set includes four titles.

Member Price: 
$145.00
Non-Member Price: 
$235.00
Author: 
John Fishbein

In Building a Better Budget Document (second edition), the GFOA has assembled more than 250 exemplary budgetary examples taken directly from budget documents submitted to GFOA’s Distinguished Budge

Member Price: 
$45.00
Non-Member Price: 
$70.00