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The role of intergovernmental grants for environmental problems


  • K Hagihara


When grants are allocated from higher to lower levels in multilevel systems of government, multiple objectives associated with individual and collective welfare must be taken into account. A simple model, corresponding both to multilevels and to multiobjectives, for environmental problems is formulated in order to consider the role of intergovernmental grants explicitly. It is shown, through a case study of the model, that grant allocation plays a very important role in the case of environmental problems.

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  • K Hagihara, 1985. "The role of intergovernmental grants for environmental problems," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 3(4), pages 439-450, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:pio:envirc:v:3:y:1985:i:4:p:439-450

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