Should more local governments purchase a bond rating?
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Volume (Year): 32 (2009)
Issue (Month): 4 (May)
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Ratings; Municipal bonds; Selection bias; G12; G24; H74;
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- G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates
- G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage
- H74 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Borrowing
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