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More Autonomy for Federal States: Approaches to a Far-Reaching Reform of Federal-Länder Financial Relations

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  • Lars P. Feld
  • Jan Schnellenbach

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Lars P. Feld, University of Freiburg and Walter-Eucken-Institut, Freiburg, and Jan Schnellenbach, Walter-Eucken-Institut, Freiburg, and University of Heidelberg, formulate a reform proposal that redesigns fiscal equalisation to make it far more incentive oriented.

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  • Lars P. Feld & Jan Schnellenbach, 2014. "More Autonomy for Federal States: Approaches to a Far-Reaching Reform of Federal-Länder Financial Relations," ifo Schnelldienst, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 67(01), pages 32-36, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:ces:ifosdt:v:67:y:2014:i:01:p:32-36
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    JEL classification:

    • H71 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
    • H72 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Budget and Expenditures
    • H77 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - Intergovernmental Relations; Federalism

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