Fiscal decentralization and government size
AbstractNumerous studies have attempted to model the possible factors contributing to universal growth in public sectors. This paper analyzes one device that appears capable of controlling some of that growth: fiscal decentralization. The results reported here also support the use of monopoly government assumptions in models of public policy Copyright Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1988
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Volume (Year): 56 (1988)
Issue (Month): 3 (March)
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