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Öffentliche Infrastruktur und kommunale Finanzen : Gutachten im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Verkehr, Bau- und Wohnungswesen und des Bundesamtes für Bauwesen und Raumordnung

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  • Marcel Thum
  • Thomas Fester
  • Andreas Kappler
  • Helmut Seitz

Abstract

Zuweisungen sind ein wichtiges Instrument übergeordneter politischer Entscheidungsebenen zur Lenkung des kommunalen Ausgabenverhaltens und insbesondere des Investitionsverhaltens. Wie die empirischen Befunde zeigen, können je nach Ausgestaltung der Zuweisungen sehr starke Abweichungen vom ursprünglichen Ausgabeverhalten erreicht werden. Allerdings verdeutlichte der hier präsentierte sicherlich sehr selektive Überblick auch, daß die klassische Zuweisungstheorie nur unvollständig das reale Ausgabeverhalten kommunaler Gebietskörperschaften erklären kann. Weiterführende Erklärungsansätze, wie etwa der "Displacement Effekt" und der "Flypaper" Effekt, haben dazu beigetragen, die von der klassischen Theorie abweichenden empirischen Befunde zumindest ansatzweise zu erklären.

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  • Marcel Thum & Thomas Fester & Andreas Kappler & Helmut Seitz, 2005. "Öffentliche Infrastruktur und kommunale Finanzen : Gutachten im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Verkehr, Bau- und Wohnungswesen und des Bundesamtes für Bauwesen und Raumordnung," ifo Dresden Studien, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, number 37, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:ces:ifodrs:37
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    1. Joachim Ragnitz & Stefan Eichler & Beate Henschel & Harald Lehmann & Carsten Pohl & Lutz Schneider & Helmut Seitz & Marcel Thum, 2007. "Die demographische Entwicklung in Ostdeutschland : Gutachten im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Technologie," ifo Dresden Studien, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, number 41, October.

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    Keywords

    Infrastruktur; Gemeindefinanzen; Ausgaben; Finanzausgleich; Deutschland; Alte Bundesländer; Neue Bundesländer;

    JEL classification:

    • H54 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Infrastructures
    • R51 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - Finance in Urban and Rural Economies

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