theories and concepts to help understand budgeting and finance 1

Assignment Requirements 1-2 pages to include: 1.A brief description of a government organization with which you are familiar within your state or nation –For this assignment use the EPA 2. Explain how you might apply at least two basic finance and/or budgeting concepts or theories to this organization (the EPA). Be sure to provide brief descriptions of each concept or theory and specific examples of how you might apply them.

***Be sure to support your posting and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources using APA formatting.

Cite all references in proper APA format

You may use this and any other relevant resources for your work.


  • Mikesell, J. L. (2014). Fiscal administration: Analysis and applications for the public sector (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Wadsworth.
    • Preface (pp. vii–ix)
    • Chapter 1, “Fundamental Principles of Public Finance” (pp. 1–34)
    • Chapter 3, “Federal Budget Structures and Institutions” (pp. 90–143)
    • Chapter 4, “State and Local Budgets” (pp. 152–173)
  • Becker-Medina, E. (2013). Annual survey of public pensions: State- and locally-administered defined benefit data summary report: 2011. Retrieved
  • Chantrill, C. (2014). Government spending in the US. Retrieved from

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