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Richard W. Tresch

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First Name:Richard
Middle Name:W.
Last Name:Tresch
RePEc Short-ID:ptr233
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Terminal Degree:1973 Economics Department; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (from RePEc Genealogy)


Department of Economics
Boston College

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts (United States)
RePEc:edi:debocus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Richard W. Tresch & Andrei Zlate, 2007. "Explorations into the Production of State Government Services: Education, Welfare and Hospitals," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 679, Boston College Department of Economics.
  2. Richard W. Tresch, 1975. "The Welfare System and General Revenue Sharing: An Econometric Analysis of State Government Behavior," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 47, Boston College Department of Economics.


  1. Tresch, Richard, 1974. "Estimating State Expenditure Functions: An Empirical Test of the Time Series Informational Content of Cross Section Estimates," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 29(3-4), pages 370-385.


  1. Tresch, Richard W. & Tresch, Richard W., 2002. "Public Finance," Elsevier Monographs, Elsevier, edition 2, number 9780126990515.


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Working papers

  1. Richard W. Tresch & Andrei Zlate, 2007. "Explorations into the Production of State Government Services: Education, Welfare and Hospitals," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 679, Boston College Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Michela Redoano, 2010. "Does Centralization Affect the Number and Size of Lobbies?," Journal of Public Economic Theory, Association for Public Economic Theory, vol. 12(3), pages 407-435, June.
    2. Linz, Teresa & Tsegai, Daniel W., 2009. "Industrial Water Demand analysis in the Middle Olifants sub-basin of South Africa: The case of Mining," Discussion Papers 49927, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF).


  1. Tresch, Richard, 1974. "Estimating State Expenditure Functions: An Empirical Test of the Time Series Informational Content of Cross Section Estimates," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 29(3-4), pages 370-385.

    Cited by:

    1. Rhee, Se-Koo, 1996. "The impact of intergovernmental grants-in-aid on public school expenditure under the segregated school system," ISU General Staff Papers 1996010108000012396, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.


  1. Tresch, Richard W. & Tresch, Richard W., 2002. "Public Finance," Elsevier Monographs, Elsevier, edition 2, number 9780126990515.

    Cited by:

    1. Schmid, A. Allan, 2004. "Economic Analysis And Efficiency In Public Expenditure," Staff Paper Series 11776, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
    2. Alf Vanags, 2010. "Tax reform in Latvia: Could it be fair?," SSE Riga/BICEPS Occasional Papers 8, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS);Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga).
    3. Ebert, Udo & Welsch, Heinz, 2011. "Optimal environmental taxes and standards: Implications of the materials balance," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(12), pages 2454-2460.
    4. Ewelina Nojszewska, 2015. "Public and private funding of the health care in Poland – the current state and proposals of solutions (Publiczne i prywatne finansowanie ochrony zdrowia w Polsce – stan obecny i propozycje rozwiazan)," Problemy Zarzadzania, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management, vol. 13(53), pages 15-36.
    5. Don Fullerton & Diane Lim Rogers, 1991. "Lifetime vs. Annual Perspectives on Tax Incidence," NBER Working Papers 3750, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. R. Quentin Grafton & Tom Kompas, 2006. "Sydney Water: Pricing for Sustainability," Economics and Environment Network Working Papers 0609, Australian National University, Economics and Environment Network.
    7. Reiss, Daniel G, 2010. "Concessão de crédito entre bancos centrais no âmbito do Convênio de Pagamentos e Créditos Recíprocos [Credit concession among central banks within the Agreement on Reciprocal Payments and Credits]," MPRA Paper 41322, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    8. Edgar K. Browning, 1999. "The Myth of Fiscal Externalities," Public Finance Review, , vol. 27(1), pages 3-18, January.
    9. Robin Boadway, 1998. "The Mirrlees Approach to the Theory of Economic Policy," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 5(1), pages 67-81, February.
    10. Arahata, Katsumi, 2009. "Can politicians calm public fears of food-borne risks or do they adopt excessively stringent preventive measures?: A political economy approach," 2009 Conference, August 16-22, 2009, Beijing, China 51621, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    11. Paul Burgat & Claude Jeanrenaud, 1996. "Do Benefit and Equal Absolute Sacrifice Rules Really Lead To Different Taxation Levels?," Public Finance Review, , vol. 24(2), pages 148-162, April.
    12. James Alm, 1983. "The Optimal Structure of Intergovernmental Grants," Public Finance Review, , vol. 11(4), pages 387-417, October.
    13. Martinez-Vazquez, Jorge & Timofeev, Andrey, 2008. "Regional-local dimension of Russia's fiscal equalization," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 36(1), pages 157-176, March.
    14. Hai Zhong, 2010. "The impact of decentralization of health care administration on equity in health and health care in Canada," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Springer, vol. 10(3), pages 219-237, September.
    15. Llorca-Rodríguez, Carmen M. & García-Fernández, Rosa M. & Sáez Lozano, José L., 2017. "Pobreza y descentralización fiscal. Un análisis empírico mediante panel de datos de países," El Trimestre Económico, Fondo de Cultura Económica, vol. 0(335), pages .611-643, julio-sep.
    16. M. Mar㈠& M. Sarcinelli, 1994. "The European Union: how to assign the functions of government," Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, vol. 47(191), pages 341-377.
    17. Joshua C. Hall & Josh Matti & Yang Zhou, 2018. "Rent-Seeking in the Classroom and Textbooks: Where are we after 50 Years," Working Papers 18-08, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
    18. Nicolaus Tideman & Florenz Plassmann, 2017. "Efficient bilateral taxation of externalities," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 173(1), pages 109-130, October.
    19. Hans Gersbach & Stephan Imhof & Oriol Tejada, 2021. "Channeling the final say in politics: a simple mechanism," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 71(1), pages 151-183, February.
    20. Walter Cont & Alberto Porto, 2015. "Fiscal Policy and Income Distribution. Argentina 1995 – 2010," CEFIP, Working Papers 016, CEFIP, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
    21. Michael L. Katz & Harvey S. Rosen, 1983. "Tax Analysis in an Oligopoly Model," NBER Working Papers 1088, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    22. M G Rao & A Das-Gupta, 1995. "Intergovernmental Transfers and Poverty Alleviation," Environment and Planning C, , vol. 13(1), pages 1-23, March.
    23. Luca Gandullia, 2012. "The role of direct taxes in fiscal decentralization," DEP - series of economic working papers 6/2012, University of Genoa, Research Doctorate in Public Economics.
    24. Cont, Walter & Porto, Alberto, 2014. "Personal and regional redistribution through public finance in a federal setting," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 54(4), pages 563-578.
    25. F. Gregory Hayden, 2005. "Combining Equity and the Precautionary Principle: Examples Drawn from Hog Production in Poland," Journal of Economic Issues, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(2), pages 357-364, June.
    26. Rosella Levaggi, 2009. "From local to global public goods: how should externalities be represented?," Working Papers 0903, University of Brescia, Department of Economics.
    27. John M. Foster, 2013. "Voter Ideology, Economic Factors, and State and Local Tax Progressivity," Public Finance Review, , vol. 41(2), pages 177-202, March.
    28. Mark Shroder, 1994. "A principal-agent model of altruistic redistribution, with some implications for fiscal federalism," Review of Economic Design, Springer;Society for Economic Design, vol. 1(1), pages 217-224, December.
    29. J. v. d. S. HEYNS, 1995. "Equity and Redistribution in South Africa Some Fiscal Federalism Perspectives," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 63(2), pages 85-95, June.
    30. James A. Brander & Barbara J. Spencer, 1986. "International Oligopoly and Asymmetric Labour Market Institutions," NBER Working Papers 2038, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    31. Walter Cont & Alberto Porto, 2016. "Fiscal Policy and Income Distribution: Measurement for Argentina 1995 ¨C 2010," Review of Economics & Finance, Better Advances Press, Canada, vol. 6, pages 75-92, May.
    32. C. Lindsay & William Dougan, 2013. "Efficiency in the provision of pure public goods by private citizens," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 156(1), pages 31-43, July.
    33. James Alm & H. Spencer Banzhaf, 2012. "Designing Economic Instruments For The Environment In A Decentralized Fiscal System," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 26(2), pages 177-202, April.
    34. Susan Steiner, 2005. "Decentralisation and Poverty Reduction: A Conceptual Framework for the Economic Impact," Public Economics 0508006, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    35. Alena Vančurová & Eliška Čejková & Stanislav Klazar, 2021. "Redistributive effects of the Czech pension system - microeconomic approach [Redistribuční dopady českého důchodového systému - mikroekonomický přístup]," Český finanční a účetní časopis, Prague University of Economics and Business, vol. 2021(3).
    36. Vilen Lipatov & Alfons Weichenrieder, 2016. "A Decentralization Theorem of Taxation," CESifo Economic Studies, CESifo, vol. 62(2), pages 289-300.
    37. Salvatore Ercolano & Giuseppe Lucio Gaeta & Massimo Guarino, 2017. "Anti-poverty competences in a multilevel government: an empirical analysis of citizens’ preferences in Europe," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(39), pages 3979-3994, August.
    38. Ibon Galarraga & Luis M. Abadie, 2014. "The use of “Bonus-Malus†schemes for promoting energy-efficient household appliances: a case study for Spain," Working Papers 2014-06, BC3.
    39. Sridhar, Kala Seetharam, 2004. "Impact of the enterprise zone," Working Papers 04/19, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    40. Grafton, R. Quentin & Kompas, Tom, 2007. "Pricing Sydney water," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 51(3), pages 1-15.
    41. Productivity Commission, 2008. "Assessing Local Government Revenue Raising Capacity," Research Reports, Productivity Commission, Government of Australia, number 26.
    42. Ikuho Kochi & Raul Alberto Ponce Rodriguez, 2010. "Do Remittances Crowd Out The Government¡¯S Redistributive Policy?," Journal of Economic Development, Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics, vol. 35(4), pages 45-72, December.
    43. R J Bennett, 1987. "Tax Assignment in Multilevel Systems of Government: A Political-Economic Approach and the Case of Spain," Environment and Planning C, , vol. 5(3), pages 267-285, September.
    44. Leonardo Letelier, 1993. "La Teoría del Federalismo Fiscal y su Relevancia en el Caso Municipal Chileno," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 30(90), pages 199-224.
    45. Julio López-Laborda & Jorge Onrubia, 2005. "Personal Income Tax Decentralization, Inequality, and Social Welfare," Public Finance Review, , vol. 33(2), pages 213-235, March.
    46. Abiola, A.G & Olofin, O.P, 2008. "Foreign aid, food supply and poverty reduction in Nigeria - Examination of possible nexus," MPRA Paper 16263, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    47. Rosella Levaggi & Francesco Menoncin, 2014. "Health care expenditure decisions in the presence of devolution and equalisation grants," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Springer, vol. 14(4), pages 355-368, December.
    48. Calum M. Carmichael, 2012. "Sweet and Not-So-Sweet Charity," Public Finance Review, , vol. 40(4), pages 497-518, July.
    49. Daniel P. Hewitt, 1987. "The Benefit Incidence of Consumption Public Goods," Public Finance Review, , vol. 15(2), pages 138-165, April.
    50. Jason M. Fletcher & Matthew N. Murray, 2008. "What Factors Influence the Structure of the State Income Tax?," Public Finance Review, , vol. 36(4), pages 475-496, July.
    51. J Rattsø, 1989. "Local Government Allocation of Labour and the Grant System: An Applied Model Analysis of Local Government Behaviour in Norway," Environment and Planning C, , vol. 7(3), pages 273-284, September.
    52. B.P.J. Van Rensburg, 1990. "Tax Reform Issues in South Africa in the 1990s," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 58(1), pages 1-11, March.
    53. Deborah Knirsch & Rainer Niemann, 2008. "Deferred Shareholder Taxation -- Implementing a Neutral Business Tax in the European Union," Accounting in Europe, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 5(2), pages 101-125, December.
    54. Russell Roberts, 1985. "A taxonomy of public provision," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 47(1), pages 267-303, January.
    55. James R. Hines, Jr. & John C. Hlinko & Theodore J.F. Lubke, 1996. "From Each According to His Surplus: Equi-Proportionate Sharing of Commodity Tax Burdens," NBER Technical Working Papers 0138, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    56. Lee, Tan & Jou, Jyh-Bang, 2007. "The regulation of optimal development density," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 21-36, March.
    57. Alan Ponce & Raul Alberto Ponce Rodriguez, 2020. "An Analysis of the Supply of Open Government Data," Future Internet, MDPI, vol. 12(11), pages 1-18, October.
    58. Rosella Levaggi & Francesco Menoncin, 2015. "Would less solidarity justify present calls for devolution?," Working papers 32, Società Italiana di Economia Pubblica.
    59. Runar Brännlund & Bengt Kriström, 1993. "Assessing the impact of environmental charges a partial general equilibrium model of the forest sector," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 3(3), pages 297-312, June.
    60. Guy Gilbert, 1996. "Le fédéralisme financier, perspectives de microéconomie spatiale," Revue Économique, Programme National Persée, vol. 47(2), pages 311-363.
    61. Janeba, Eckhard & Wilson, John Douglas, 2011. "Optimal fiscal federalism in the presence of tax competition," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(11), pages 1302-1311.
    62. Sören Blomquist & Luca Micheletto, 2009. "Nonlinear Income Taxation And Matching Grants In A Federation With Decentralized In-Kind Transfers," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 50(2), pages 543-575, May.
    63. Ekki Syamsulhakim, 2002. "The Effect of the Implementation of the New Regulation on Personal Income Taxation in Indonesia (The Law Number 17 / 2000) on the Behavior of Personal Income Tax and Islamic Income Tithe (Zakat Mal) P," Working Papers in Economics and Development Studies (WoPEDS) 200202, Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University, revised Jun 2002.
    64. Kim‐Heng Tan, 1995. "The Intergenerational Incidence of Government Spending," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 71(1), pages 54-65, March.
    65. Rosella Levaggi & Francesco Menoncin, 2013. "Soft budget constraints in health care: evidence from Italy," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 14(5), pages 725-737, October.
    66. Timothy J. Goodspeed & Daphne A. Kenyon, 1993. "The Nonprofit Sector's Capital Constraint: Does It Provide a Rationale for the Tax Exemption Granted To Nonprofit Firms?," Public Finance Review, , vol. 21(4), pages 415-433, October.
    67. Haufler, Andreas, 1992. "Public goods, international trade, and tax competition," Discussion Papers, Series II 188, University of Konstanz, Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 178 "Internationalization of the Economy".
    68. American Agricultural Economics Association, 1991. "Modern Political Economics And Its Application To Agricultural Economics," 1991 Annual Meeting, August 4-7, Manhattan, Kansas 271192, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
    69. Martin Adler & Stefanie Peer & Tanja Sinozic, 2019. "Autonomous, Connected, Electric Shared vehicles (ACES) and public finance: an explorative analysis," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 19-005/VIII, Tinbergen Institute.
    70. John P. Speir, 1995. "The Implications of Different Liability Rules for The Provision of A Risky Public Good," Public Finance Review, , vol. 23(3), pages 399-416, July.
    71. Byrnes, Liam & Brown, Colin, 2015. "Australia’s renewable energy policy: the case for intervention," MPRA Paper 64977, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    72. Boadway, Robin, 1999. "Le rôle de la théorie de l’optimum du second rang en économie publique," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 75(1), pages 29-65, mars-juin.
    73. Rosella Levaggi & Francesco Menoncin, 2017. "Would less regional income distribution justify the present call for devolution?," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 24(5), pages 780-799, September.
    74. Jorge Martinez-Vazquez & Mark Rider, 1996. "A Revelation Approach To Optimal Taxation," Public Finance Review, , vol. 24(4), pages 439-463, October.
    75. Pundarik Mukhopadhaya, 2007. "Applied Welfare Economics ‐ by Chris Jones," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 83(262), pages 345-347, September.
    76. Alex Williams, 2020. "Moral Hazard in a Modern Federation," Economics Public Policy Brief Archive ppb_152, Levy Economics Institute.
    77. Alexeev, Michael (Алексеев, Майкл) & Mamedov, Arseny (Мамедов, Арсений) & Fomina, Evgenia (Фомина, Евгения) & Deryugin, Alexander (Дерюгин, Александр), 2017. "Influence of the Main Characteristics of Interbudgetary Relations on the Indicators of Economic Development of the Subjects of the Russian Federation [Влияние Основных Характеристик Межбюджетных От," Working Papers 031717, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.

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