Direct Expenditure by States


Direct Expenditure by States
Current expenditures (such as salaries and supplies), plus any expenditures for capital improvements. Dollars per resident, adjusted for inflation. Shown as difference from nation-wide value.

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Source of original data: Pierson K, Hand ML, Thompson F (2015). The Government Finance Database: A Common Resource for Quantitative Research in Public Financial Analysis. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0130119. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130119. Author’s calculations and charting.


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