Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Study
AbstractWe use a panel data set of 46 countries over the 1970Â¨C1989 period to investigate the relationship between fiscal decentralization and economic growth. We find a negative relationship between fiscal decentralization and growth in developing countries, but none in developed countries. Several explanations are offered for our findings.
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Volume (Year): 43 (1998)
Issue (Month): 2 (March)
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- Hamid Davoodi & Heng-fu Zou, 1996. "Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Study," CEMA Working Papers 98, China Economics and Management Academy, Central University of Finance and Economics.
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