General Articles

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General Articles

Publications and articles related to public engagement and budgeting.

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Citizen Participation in Budgeting Theory
Public Administration Review

An article by Carol Ebdon and Aimee Franklin appearing in the 2006 issue of the Public Administration Review 66 (3) 437-447. 

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Marketing Your Budget: Creative Ways to Engage Citizens in the Bottom Line
International City/County Management Association

This is a 1997 article by Frank Benest, a former city manager of Palo Alto, CA and consultant to local governments.

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Public Involvement in Budgeting: Options for Local Officials
Western City, November 2008

Increasingly, local agencies are seeking public participation in budgeting decisions in a process called “participatory budgeting.”

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