Does anyone have a good book on the history of Muni Bonds that focuses on the reasons why they grew in popularity, adoption, and gov policy souring them.

Background on why I need this info

I am writing a paper for my college history class, titled when wall street met main street. We are allowed to self select a topic and I chose to focus on the change in the bond markets and that relationship with the public.

What I think could be a great topic is the rise lease revenue bonds for funding prisons, and how this has played out.


The Guidebook to Municipal Bonds: The History, the Industry, the Mechanics1991

by George J. Malvin

This source might be a good place to call: https://www.taxpolicycenter.org/briefing-book/what-are-municipal-bonds-and-how-are-they-used


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