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The Case for Equalizing Aid

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  • Ladd, Helen F.
  • Yinger, John

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Equalizing aid can be used by the federal government to equalize fiscal outcomes or resources among subnational governments or by states to equalize outcomes or resources among local governments. The primary focus of this paper is on financial equity.

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  • Ladd, Helen F. & Yinger, John, 1994. "The Case for Equalizing Aid," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 47(1), pages 211-224, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:47:y:1994:i:1:p:211-24
    DOI: 10.1086/NTJ41789062
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