Regional allocation of public investment with transfer policy and agglomeration
This paper analyses the allocation of public investment across heterogeneous regions when the government can use a regional transfer policy and individuals can migrate across regions. The government should choose the same amount of public investment regardless of the taxation policy. The government should use taxation to concentrate individuals in the region in order to utilize scale economies. To control regional agglomeration, the government should use taxation, not the public investment.
Volume (Year): 32 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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- Caminal, Ramon, 2004.
"Personal redistribution and the regional allocation of public investment,"
Regional Science and Urban Economics,
Elsevier, vol. 34(1), pages 55-69, January.
- Ramon Caminal, 2003. "Personal Redistribution and the Regional Allocation of Public Investment," Working Papers 5, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
- Caminal, Ramon, 2000. "Personal Redistribution and the Regional Allocation of Public Investment," CEPR Discussion Papers 2627, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- Ramon Caminal, 2002. "Personal redistribution and the regional allocation of public investment," UFAE and IAE Working Papers 526.02, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
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