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Does fiscal decentralization constrain Leviathan? New evidence from local property tax competition

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  • Russell Sobel

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Public Choice.

Volume (Year): 149 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
Pages: 5-30

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Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:149:y:2011:i:1:p:5-30
DOI: 10.1007/s11127-011-9826-7
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