Research Papers Using the Fiscally Standardized Cities Database

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2017

Chernick, Howard and Andrew Reschovsky. 2017. The fiscal condition of U.S. cities: revenues, expenditures, and the 'Great Recession.' Journal of Urban Affairs 39(4): 488-505. Link

2015

Chernick, Howard, Adam H. Langley, and Andrew Reschovsky. 2015. Comparing central city finances using Fiscally Standardized Cities. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis 17(4): 430-440. August. Link

Chernick, Howard and Andrew Reschovsky. 2015. The fiscal health of U.S. cities. In Is Your City Healthy? Measuring Urban Fiscal Health, ed. Richard M. Bird and Enid Slack, 83-117. Toronto, Canada: Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance. Link

2014

Langley, Adam. 2014. Local government finances during and after the Great Recession. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Working Paper. August. Link

Chernick, Howard, Adam H. Langley, and Andrew Reschovsky. 2014. Comparing central city finances using Fiscally Standardized Cities. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Working Paper. July. Link
 
Chernick, Howard, Adam Langley, and Andrew Reschovsky. 2014. Newly released data show long-lasting impact of Great Recession on central cities.  Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Data Brief. May. Link

Chernick, Howard and Andrew Reschovsky. 2014. The fiscal health of U.S. cities. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Working Paper. January. Link

2013

Chernick, Howard and Andrew Reschovsky. 2013. The fiscal health of U.S. cities. Paper prepared for Measuring Urban Fiscal Health, a conference organized by the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, May 1-2, 2013.

Papers Using the Constructed Cities Dataset

The papers below used an earlier version of the FiSC database referred to as constructed cities, which employed a similar methodology. The most notable difference is that estimates from the constructed cities dataset did not include special districts. 

2012

Chernick, Howard, Adam Langley, and Andrew Reschovsky. 2012. Central city revenues after the Great Recession. The La Follette Policy Report 22(1): 1-6. Link

Chernick, Howard, Adam Langley, and Andrew Reschovsky. 2012. Central city revenues after the Great Recession. Land Lines (July): 2-9. Link

Chernick, Howard, Adam Langley, and Andrew Reschovsky. 2012. Predicting the impact of the U.S. housing crisis and ‘Great Recession’ on central city revenues. Publius: The Journal of Federalism 42(3): 467-493. Link

Chernick, Howard, Adam Langley, and Andrew Reschovsky. 2012. Predicting the impact of the housing crisis and the “Great Recession” on the revenues of the nation’s largest central cities. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Working Paper. Link 

2011

Chernick, Howard, Adam Langley, and Andrew Reschovsky. 2011. Revenue diversification and the financing of large American central cities. Public Finance and Management 11(2): 138-159. Link

Chernick, Howard, Adam Langley, and Andrew Reschovsky. 2011. The impact of the Great Recession and the housing crisis on the financing of America’s largest cities. Regional Science and Urban Economics 41: 372-381. Link 

2010

Chernick, Howard, Adam Langley, and Andrew Reschovsky. 2010. Revenue diversification and the financing of large American central cities. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Working Paper. Link