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 Many outdated GFOA publications that are no longer for sale through GFOA are available for download through the GFOA website.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.
51 Documents

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Author: 
Girard Miller
Year Published: 
2008

The Government Finance Officers Association launched its most popular publications series 24 years ago when it issued An Elected Official’s Guide to Government Finance.

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$30.00
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$30.00
Author: 
Shayne Kavanagh
Monica Han Na
Year Published: 
2008

Create financial sustainability for your community with An Elected Official’s Guide: Long-Term Financial Planning for Local Government.

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$20.00
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$30.00
Author: 
Sofia Anastopoulos
Year Published: 
2008

Government investors depend on broker-dealers for a number of services. How has technology transformed the broker- dealer industry and the services that broker-dealers offer?

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$35.00
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$35.00
Author: 
John Ruggini
Year Published: 
2007

Shared services can be used as a tool to provide more efficient government services at a time when most government budgets are extended.

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$30.00
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$30.00
Author: 
Sofia Anastopoulos
Year Published: 
2007

GFOA has published a revised second edition of its popular book, An Elected Official’s Guide: Investing, to help public-sector investors keep pace with the many regulatory, technological, and oth

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$30.00
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$30.00
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: 
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: 
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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$45.00
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$65.00
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
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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$25.00
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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: 
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
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$10.00
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: 
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
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$22.00
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
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$24.00
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

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$45.00
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$70.00

Balancing budgets is one of the biggest challenges facing s

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$100.00
Non-Member Price: 
$135.00