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Spatial interaction model of spillovers from locally provided public services

  • Johan Lundberg

Lundberg J. (2006) Spatial interaction model of spillovers from locally provided public services, Regional Studies 40, 631-644. This paper tests the hypotheses that recreational and cultural services provided at the local government level in Sweden are associated with spillovers between municipalities. A representative voter model is derived and the demand for recreational and cultural services is estimated using spatial SUR techniques. The result suggests a negative correlation between recreational and cultural services provided by neighbouring municipalities that indicate that these services are associated with spillovers. In terms of strategic behaviour, this result suggests that these services are strategic substitutes. Moreover, the results provide week evidence that recreational and cultural services provided by local governments are complements. Lundberg J. (2006) Un modele d'interaction geographique des retombees des services publics locaux, Regional Studies 40, 631-644. Cet article cherche a tester l'hypothese suivant: les services de loisirs et culturels locaux en Suede s'expliquent par des retombees intervilles. On construit un modele du voteur type et estime la demande des services de loisirs et culturels a partir des techniques SUR geographiques. Les resultats laissent supposer une correlation faible entre les services de loisirs et culturels fournis par des villes limitrophes, ce qui indique que ces services-la s'expliquent par des retombees. En termes du comportement strategique, ce resultat laisse supposer que ces services sont des substituts strategiques. En outre, les resultats fournissent des preuves faibles quant a la complementarite des services de loisirs et culturels fournis par l'administration locale. Depenses publiques locales Effets externes Econometrie geographique Lundberg J. (2006) Ein Modell raumlicher Wechselwirkung der Nebeneffekte ortlicher Angebote offentlicher Dienstleistungen, Regional Studies 40, 631-644. In diesem Aufsatz wird die These gepruft, dass Erholungs-und kulturelle Angebote der Ortsverwaltungen in Schweden in Verbindung mit Nebeneffekten von einer Gemeinde zur andern zu sehen sind. Es wird ein reprasentatives Wahlermodell entwickelt, und die Nachfrage nach Erholungs-und kulturellen Angeboten mit Hilfe von raumlicher SUR Technik berechnet. Die Ergebnisse legen nahe, dass eine negative Korrelation zwischen Erholungs-und kulturellen Angeboten besteht, die von benachbarten Stadtverwaltungen zur Verfugung gestellt werden, ein Zeichen, dass diese Dienstleistungen Nebenwirkungen haben. In Hinsicht auf strategisches Vorgehen legt dieses Ergebnis nahe, dass solche Angebote Ausweichmoglichkeiten darstellen. Daruberhinaus stellen die Ergebnisse Beweise dar, dass Erholungs-und kulturelle Angebote, die von der Ortsverwaltung organisiert werden, sich komplimentar erganzen. Offentliche Ausgaben der Ortsverwaltung Externalitaten raumliche Okonometrik Lundberg J. (2006) Modelo de interaccion espacial de desbordamientos en servicios publicos, Regional Studies 40, 631-644. En este ensayo comprobamos si es cierta la hipotesis de que los servicios culturales y recreativos que el gobierno sueco ofrece a nivel local estan relacionados con desbordamientos entre los municipios. Obtenemos un modelo representativo de votante y calculamos la demanda aproximada de servicios culturales y recreativos usando tecnicas espaciales SUR. El resultado indica que existe una correlacion negativa entre los servicios culturales y recreativos ofrecidos por los municipios vecinos lo que supone que estos servicios estan relacionados con desbordamientos. En terminos de conducta estrategica, este resultado senala que estos servicios son sustitutos estrategicos. Ademas, los resultados solo ofrecen tenues pruebas de que los servicios culturales y recreativos proporcionados por gobiernos locales son complementarios. Gasto publico local Efectos externos Factores econometricos espaciales

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Volume (Year): 40 (2006)
Issue (Month): 6 ()
Pages: 631-644

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