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Cost and Optimization in Government


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Table of Contents

Part I: Cost Basics
1. Introduction
2. Cost Classification
3. Cost Behavior
4. Cost Analysis
5. Cost Assignment
6. Cost Allocation
7. Cost Control
Part II: Optimization Basics
8. Classical Optimization
9. Mathematical programming
10. Network Analysis
11. Productivity Measurement
12. Games and Decisions
Part III: A Special Case in Cost and Optimization
13. Quality Control
14. Concluding Observations

About the Author

Aman Khan, PhD, is Professor of Political Science and Public Administration at Texas Tech University, where he teaches public budgeting, financial management, and cost and managerial accounting in government and nonprofit organizations. He is the author and co-author of several dozen publications in professional journals and edited volumes, including seven books. His most recent publications include US Infrastructure: Challenges and Directions for the 21st Century (coeditor: Dr. Klaus Becker) and Fundamentals of Public Budgeting and Finance. Trained as an economist and planner, Dr. Khan has an MS in Urban & Regional Planning, an MA in Economics, and a PhD in Public Administration with specializations in public budgeting and finance. He previously served as Director of the Graduate Program in Public Administration at Texas Tech University and also taught graduate finance at a business school. Dr. Khan is the founder and current Director of the Institute of Governmental Finance, which provides, among others, professional training to middle- and upper-level managers in government and elected officials.


"This book is both a strong reference manual for practitioners in public finance and operations fields and a good textbook for the training of future public financial and operations managers. The material will stand the test of time as an essential resource for practitioners while remaining accessible for students. The extended examples and figures demonstrate thoroughly the principles and techniques explained in the text." - Kenneth A. Kriz,University of Illinois, Springfield, USA

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