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The Overspending and Flypaper Effects of Fiscal Illusion: Theory and Empirical Evidence

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  • Turnbull, Geoffrey K., 1998. "The Overspending and Flypaper Effects of Fiscal Illusion: Theory and Empirical Evidence," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 44(1), pages 1-26, July.
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