World Bank: today’s live discussion on municipal finances with former DC Mayor Anthony Williams

From Detroit to Lahore, cities face financing challenges. In an ever urbanizing world, cities are important for national economies and social prosperity and stability, but they are also very vulnerable to any global financial crisis. ‘Municipal Finances, A Handbook for Local Governments’ focuses on a wide range of topics of interest to cities from revenue management to self-assessment. This book covers what works and what doesn’t in municipal financing and what cities can do to get their finances in order.

Tune in to the World Bank today from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET (7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. GMT) for a live discussion about the book.

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