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Written with managers, budget directors, and students of the profession in mind, offers a fresh and forward-looking examination of local government budgeting.
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The July 2019 issue of LGR: Local Government Review is filled with key research findings and expert insights on local government issues and trends.

ICMA Local Government Research Fellows

ICMA Local Government Research Fellows are thought leaders recognized for outstanding action-oriented research approaches to deal with local governments’ most pressing issues.


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Public Management (PM) is the award-winning flagship magazine of ICMA, the International City/County Management Association.


ICMA conducts surveys on local government practices and policies independently and with partners.

ICMA publishes the results of surveys and other research projects that we undertake independently and in partnership with others.

Results from select ICMA surveys are available for purchase by researchers and others interested in local government programs and practices.

National Research Center (NRC) at Polco is ICMA’s preferred provider of community engagement surveys.

Browse our publications and research for insightful and practical information on the local government profession.
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