Cutback Budgeting: The Long-Term Consequences

Berne, R. & Stiefel, L.
Journal of Policy Analysis & Management, Fall 93, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p664-684, 21p

Analyzes whether short-term cutbacks made during a fiscal crisis become permanent once fiscal conditions improve. Economic and fiscal history of New York City from the 1970s through the 1980s; Framework for studying the long-term effects of budgetary cutbacks; Methodology for studying the long-term effects of 1976 and 1977 budgetary cutbacks; Effects on dollars, services, teacher characteristics and capital constructions.

Wagner Faculty