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Financing roads and railways with decentralized real estate taxes: the case of Sweden

  • Roland Andersson


  • Bo Söderberg


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    Article provided by Springer & Western Regional Science Association in its journal The Annals of Regional Science.

    Volume (Year): 48 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 3 (June)
    Pages: 839-853

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:anresc:v:48:y:2012:i:3:p:839-853
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