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Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
This study contains economic and employment data for governmental units in states, cities, towns, counties, school districts, and special districts in the United States in 1972. The employment data provide information on the number and functions of full-time and part-time government employees, retirement and insurance coverage extended to full-time employees, membership of employees in employee organizations, and governmental labor policies for the counties and states (Part 1), cities and towns (Part 2), special districts (Part 3), and school districts (Part 4). The finance data provide information on revenues from and expenditures on education, public buildings, highways, health, hospitals, libraries, natural resources, police, sanitation, public welfare, water transportation, and gas and electricity for counties and states (Part 5), cities and towns (Part 6), special districts (Part 7), and school districts (Part 8). Other items include revenues from taxes, and government debts.
Series: Census of Governments Series
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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CENSUS OF GOVERNMENTS, 1972: GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT AND FINANCE FILES. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1993. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00069.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00069.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: census data, counties, economic conditions, employee benefits, employment, finance, government employees, government expenditures, government revenues, local government, municipal services, municipalities, school districts, state government, townships
Geographic Coverage: United States
Universe: States, cities, towns, counties, school districts, and special districts in the United States in 1972.
Data Types: census/enumeration data
United States Bureau of the Census
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
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