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Decentralization and the Post-War Political Economy

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  • Frank Castles
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    This paper uses cross-national data for 21 OECD countries nations to examine whether there is any evidence of a connection between measures of political and fiscal decentralization and the major, long-term, performance parameters of the post-war political economy.

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    Paper provided by Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University in its series CEPR Discussion Papers with number 399.

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    Length: 24 pages
    Date of creation: 1999
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    Handle: RePEc:auu:dpaper:399

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    Keywords: POLITICAL ECONOMY ; DECENTRALIZATION ; INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK;

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    1. Gregory, R G, 1993. "Aspects of Australian and U.S. Living Standards: The Disappointing Decades 1970-1990," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 69(204), pages 61-76, March.
    2. Michael Bruno & Jeffrey D. Sachs, 1985. "Economics of Worldwide Stagflation," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number brun85-1, octubre-d.
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    1. Christian LeƟmann, 2006. "Fiscal Decentralization and Regional Disparity: A Panel Data Approach for OECD Countries," Ifo Working Paper Series Ifo Working Papers No. 25, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich.
    2. Van Mechelen, Natascha & De Maesschalck, Veerle, 2007. "Devolution as a means to adequate social safety nets?," MPRA Paper 13419, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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