Efficiency and Stability of National Borders
AbstractThis article reviews ideas and results from the politico-economic literature on the efficiency and stability of national borders. In particular, we discuss the relations between the determination of national borders and democratization, global economic integration, international and civil conflict, interregional redistribution, decentralization, and federalism.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfswetenschappen in its journal Review of Business and Economics.
Volume (Year): LIV (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Secessions; economies of scale; heterogeneity costs; redistribution; decentralization;
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- H7 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations
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