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Ökonomische Anmerkungen zum Urteil des Bundesverfassungsgerichts vom 19. Oktober 2006


  • Homburg, Stefan
  • Röhrbein, Kristina


In an important decision, the German Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) rejected a claim of the state Berlin on federal support. Berlin had argued that it were effectively bankrupt. The article considers the ruling from an economic perspective.

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  • Homburg, Stefan & Röhrbein, Kristina, 2007. "Ökonomische Anmerkungen zum Urteil des Bundesverfassungsgerichts vom 19. Oktober 2006," EconStor Open Access Articles, ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, pages 183-202.
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:espost:92550

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    Cited by:

    1. Dilla, Diana, 2017. "Staatsverschuldung und Verschuldungsmentalität [Public Debt and Debt Mentality]," MPRA Paper 79432, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Rehm, Hannes, 2012. "Quo vadis Kommunalverschuldung?," ZögU - Zeitschrift für öffentliche und gemeinwirtschaftliche Unternehmen, Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, vol. 35(2), pages 187-215.

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    Fiscal federalism; Emergency grants;

    JEL classification:

    • H77 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - Intergovernmental Relations; Federalism


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