Capital Flow Analysis: Internet Research Resources: Federal, State, and Local Government Officials

Government Officials

Research Sources

General links

Federal, State, and Local Government Retirement Systems (Census Bureau) star
Federal Government Salaries Table star
American Federation of Government Employees (the union for civil servants) star
Complete U.S. Federal Government Agencies Directory star
Census data on Federal, State, and Local Governments star
National Federation of Federal Employees star
National Education Association (Lobbying Group for Teachers) star
Civil Service Systems in Comparative Perspective (Indiana University)
U.S. Office of Personnel Management: Federal Retirement Programs
Understanding the Wisconsin Civil Service System
Civil Service Retirement System (U.S. Department of the Interior)
State Universities Civil Service Classification Specification (N. Illinois University)
Civil Service Threatened by Bush (NY Times Editorial)
The Spoils System vs. The Merit System
Civil Service Reform (1860s)
Teachers' Salaries by State
Government Executive Magazine Online
Unions and Government Employment
The Hawaii Government Employees Association (union)
A Job At the World Bank: High Pay and No Income Tax
Corruption Perception Index: U.S. ranks below Singapore and Australia.
Government Employee Unions Deliver Votes for Democrat Party
IMF: The Ideal Government Job: Six figure salary and many extras, no income tax.
Brookings Institute whines 'Can't Public Servants Get Some Respect?'
1997 Census of Governments: Federal, State, and Local Governments
AFL-CIO sues federal government to represent government employees and wins.
Hatch Act for Federal Employees (Political activism by public servants)
Hatch Act for State and Local Government Employees.
National Association of Letter Carriers AFL-CIO
National Treasury Employees Union
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees AFL-CIO
President Clinton Turns Government Management Over to Unions 1993 : Funding the Labor Movement
Where Unions and Government Workers Invest Their Pension Funds
Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund
Politics, Big Business, Big Government, Big Media
Occupational Outlook: Government Chief Executives and Legislators
Census of Government Organizations: Popularly Elected Officials icon-pdf-1
Cato Institute Speech on 'Reinventing Government'
IRS Abuse Reports
IRS Abuse of Taxpayers' Fifth Amendment Rights Defeated
Senate Testimony of David Burnham on IRS Abuse
IRS Workers Abuse Internet Access
Senate Testimony of Phillip A. MacNaughton on IRS Abuse
Cato Institute: Ten Top Civil Liberty Abuses of the Income Tax
The Politics of Government Growth icon-pdf-1
Project on Government Secrecy
U.S. Department of Labor: Measuring Government Productivity
Rutgers University: National Center for Public Productivity
Citizens Against Government Waste
Citizens for Tax Justice
Cato Institute: Federal Aid to Dependent Corporations
Cato Institute: Corporate Welfare
Hoover Institution: Getting Business Off The Dole
Project on Government Oversight
Government Employees Relations Report
A New Charge Against Fraud and Waste

Specific Links: State and Local Governments

CAFR Network starstar
Census Bureau: Retirement Systems of State and Local Governments star
Government Finance Officers' Association (GFOA) star
Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) star
SLGS Securities (U.S. Treasury) star
BEA: Index to NIPA Tables (See State & Local Governments)
Locating Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR)
The CAFR Exposed
FASB and GASB: What's the Difference?

Specific Links: Federal Government

Federal Reserve Bulletin star
BEA: Survey of Current Business (See U.S. International Transactions) star
Monthly Statement of the Public Debt star
IRS: Statistics of Income star
Office of Management and Budget star
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation star
Treasury Department: The Public Debt Online star
U.S. National Debt Clock star
The Federal Budget: Fact File star
Citizen's Guide to the Federal Budget  icon-pdf-1
BEA: NIPA Accounts Index (See Federal Government)
Budget of the U.S. Government - Fiscal Year 2005
World Bank:  Government at Risk: Contingent Liabilities and Fiscal Risk
IMF: Contingent Government Liabilities, A Hidden Fiscal Risk
Receipts and Outlays of Federal Government 1789 - 2005
National Debt Awareness Center
40 million filers pay no income taxes.

Specific Links: Government Sponsored Enterprises

Federal Home Loan Banks star
ABA: Industry Issues:  Federal Home Loan Bank System star
Federal Housing Finance Board star
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development star
OFHEO: Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight star
Fannie Mae star
Freddie Mac star
Sallie Mae star
Farm Credit Administration star
FDIC: The S&L Crisis: A Chrono-Bibliography star
Law: Federal Land Banks star
FCSIC:  Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation  star
Farm Credit System Institution Types star
SLM Holding Corp.
CATO Institute: The Financing Corporation, GSEs, & Moral Hazard
OCC: Financing Corporation funding
Law:  Resolution Funding Corporation (REFCORP)  icon-pdf-1
Financing Vehicles (FICO and REFCORP) & the Board of Governors of the Fed icon-pdf-1
BEA: NIPA Tables Index: (See Federal Government, Government Enterprises)


'A State of Risk: Will Government-Sponsored Enterprises Be The Next Financial Crisis?', Hardcover, Thomas H. Stanton

How America is balancing its books on a high wire.

'Government Sponsored Enterprises: Mercantilist Companies in a Modern World', Hardcover, Thomas H. Stanton

Are GSEs still useful?

'The Budget-Maximizing Bureaucrat: Appraisals and Evidence', Hardcover, Andre Blais, Stephane Dion

Essays on what motivates government officials.

'If Americans Really Understood the Income Tax: Uncovering Our Most Expensive Ignorance', Hardcover, John O. Fox

Exposes the narrowness of the tax base and how tax laws reveal government values.

'Government Finance Review', Magazine Subscription.
'Urban Financial Stress: Why Cities Go Broke', Hardcover, Joan K. Martin

This hard-to-find book should be in the library of every student of the economics and politics of local government.

'Take the Rich off Welfare', Paperback, Mark Zepezauer

A book about government waste.

'The Sixteen Trillion Dollar Mistake: Paperback, Bruce S. Jansson

Government waste from FDR to Clinton

'Colossus: The Price of America's Empire', Hardcover, Niall Ferguson

America's imperial status and its consequences by one of the world's best historians.

'Union Organizing in the Public Sector: An Analysis of State and Local Elections', Paperback, Kate Bronfenbrenner, Tom Juravich

A serious statistical analysis.

'Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It', Paperback, James Q. Wilson

A comprehensive and insightful guide to the motivation of the federal government

'The Final Days: The Last, Desperate Abuses of Power by the Clinton White House', Hardcover, Barbara Olson

Government at its worst

'The Rights of Public Employees: The Basic ACLU Guide to the Rights of Public Employees', Paperback, Robert M. O'Neil

The chilling facts on why it is almost impossible to fire incompetent public servants.

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