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economics of local public service consolidation

Thomas G. Cowing

economics of local public service consolidation

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Binghamton metropolitan area, N.Y. and Pa.
    • Subjects:
    • Municipal services -- Binghamton metropolitan area, N.Y. and Pa.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 161-166.

      StatementThomas G. Cowing, A. G. Holtmann.
      ContributionsHoltmann, Alphonse G., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD4606.B58 C68
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 166 p. :
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4886062M
      ISBN 100669007773
      LC Control Number76016327

      Henderson, J. An optimally sized jurisdiction occurs at the bottom point on a U-shaped cost curve where costs include congestion as well as infrastructure costs where returns to scale are constant. He has thirty-two years of municipal experience. As I grew up, I discovered corruption. Where did the idea for a mandate come from? Service delivery readiness time — the moments when the service is available and all the specified service elements are available at the delivery point Service consumer support times — the moments when the support team "service desk" is available.

      Citizens or their representatives must decide whether increased performance with respect to the major provision criteria is worth the added cost of organizing and operating one more provision unit. These were used to simulate flood damages on the Mississippi and Tennessee Rivers. Many influential thinkers have attempted to enrich economics with sociology, or sociology with economics. Service consumer benefits — set of benefits that are triggerable, consumable and effectively utilizable for any authorized service consumer and that are rendered upon request. There they shall be washed together to the benefit of our bottom line. Granovetter's key insight for economic purposes is that economic actors value the relationships in networks as well as the economic value.

      As I grew up, I discovered cheating. For Bourdieu, power derives from connections and responsibilities. This was designed to provide water treatment funds for abandoned coal mines. Cutting through much debate, there is broad agreement that a simple model of sustainability consists of three "pillars", social, environmental and economic. The "local" venture capitalist knows more things of more relevance, and makes better investment decisions as a result.


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