Fiscal Federalism and Government Size in Transition Economies - The Case of Moldova
AbstractThis paper examines the relationship between fiscal decentralization-the assignment of revenue sources and expenditure functions across government levels-and government size in Moldova. The empirical results-based on data for a cross-section of Moldovan sub-national government in 1998-suggest that fiscal decentralization is associated with larger sub-national governments and that the country's revenue-sharing system imposes a constraint on sub-national revenue mobilization capacity. Copyright Â© 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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- Luiz De Mello, 2001. "Fiscal federalism and government size in transition economies: the case of Moldova," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 13(2), pages 255-268.
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