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First Name:Robert
Middle Name:William
Last Name:Wassmer
RePEc Short-ID:pwa262
916 278-6304
Sacramento, California (United States)

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(916) 278-6544
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6081
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  1. Ronald C. Fisher & Robert W. Wassmer, 2017. "Does Perception of Gas Tax Paid Influence Support for Funding Highway Improvements?," Public Finance Review, , vol. 45(4), pages 511-537, July.
  2. Wassmer, Robert W., 2016. "Further empirical evidence on residential property taxation and the occurrence of urban sprawl," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 61(C), pages 73-85.
  3. Robert W. Wassmer & Ryan S. Ong & Geoffrey Propheter, 2016. "Suggestions for the Needed Standardization of Determining the Local Economic Impact of Professional Sports," Economic Development Quarterly, , vol. 30(3), pages 252-266, August.
  4. Ronald C. Fisher & Robert W. Wassmer, 2015. "An Analysis of State–Local Government Capital Expenditure During the 2000s[We present]," Public Budgeting & Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 35(1), pages 3-28, March.
  5. Ronald C. Fisher & Robert W. Wassmer, 2014. "The Issuance of State and Local Debt During the United States Great Recession," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 67(1), pages 113-150, March.
  6. Robert W. Wassmer, 2011. "The recent pervasive external effects of residential home foreclosure," Housing Policy Debate, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(2), pages 247-265, March.
  7. Robert Wassmer & Edward Lascher & Stephan Kroll, 2009. "Sub-national Fiscal Activity as a Determinant of Individual Happiness: Ideology Matters," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 10(5), pages 563-582, October.
  8. Robert W. Wassmer, 2008. "Causes of Urban Sprawl in the United States: Auto reliance as compared to natural evolution, flight from blight, and local revenue reliance," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 27(3), pages 536-555.
  9. Robert W. Wassmer, 2006. "The Influence of Local Urban Containment Policies and Statewide Growth Management on the Size of United States Urban Areas," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 46(1), pages 25-65.
  10. Robert W. Wassmer & Michelle C. Baass, 2006. "Does a more centralized urban form raise housing prices?," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 25(2), pages 439-462.
  11. Wassmer, Robert W., 2003. "Improving educational productivity: Edited by David H. Monk, Herbert J. Walberg, and Margaret C. Wang. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 2001. pp. 243. Price: $63.95 (paper)," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 22(6), pages 651-652, December.
  12. Wassmer, Robert W. & Fisher, Ronald C., 2002. "Interstate variation in the use of fees to fund K-12 public education," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 87-100, February.
  13. Robert W. Wassmer, 2002. "Fiscalisation of Land Use, Urban Growth Boundaries and Non-central Retail Sprawl in the Western United States," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 39(8), pages 1307-1327, July.
  14. Robert W. Wassmer & John E. Anderson, 2001. "Bidding for Business: New Evidence on the Effect of Locally Offered Economic Development Incentives in a Metropolitan Area," Economic Development Quarterly, , vol. 15(2), pages 132-148, May.
  15. Wassmer, R. W., 2001. "Making money matter: financing America's schools: Helen F. Ladd and Janet S. Hansen (Eds); National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 1999, pp. iv+352, Price US $39.95 cloth," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 20(6), pages 609-611, December.
  16. Grossman, Philip J. & Mavros, Panayiotis & Wassmer, Robert W., 1999. "Public Sector Technical Inefficiency in Large U.S. Cities," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 46(2), pages 278-299, September.
  17. Fisher, Ronald C. & Wassmer, Robert W., 1998. "Economic Influences on the Structure of Local Government in U.S. Metropolitan Areas," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(3), pages 444-471, May.
  18. Robert W. Wassmer, 1997. "School Finance Reform: an Empirical Test of the Economics of Public Opinion Formation," Public Finance Review, , vol. 25(4), pages 393-425, July.
  19. Fisher, Ronald C. & Wassmer, Robert W., 1995. "Centralizing Educational Responsibility in Michigan and Other States: New Constraints on States and Localities," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 48(3), pages 417-428, September.
  20. Anderson, John E. & Wassmer, Robert W., 1995. "The decision to 'bid for business': Municipal behavior in granting property tax abatements," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 25(6), pages 739-757, December.
  21. Bhattacharyya, D K & Wassmer, Robert W, 1995. "Fiscal Dynamics of Local Elected Officials," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 83(3-4), pages 221-249, June.
  22. Robert W. Wassmer, 1994. "Can Local Incentives Alter a Metropolitan City's Economic Development?," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 31(8), pages 1251-1278, October.
  23. Wassmer, Robert W., 1993. "Property Taxation, Property Base, and Property Value: An Empirical Test of the 'New View'," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 46(2), pages 135-159, June.
  24. Robert W. Wassmer, 1992. "Property Tax Abatement and the Simultaneous Determination of Local Fiscal Variables in a Metropolitan Area," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 68(3), pages 263-282.
  25. Goodman, Allen C. & Wassmer, Robert W., 1992. "Optimal mortgage design when transaction costs constrain mobility," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 2(1), pages 17-36, March.
  26. R W Wassmer, 1990. "Local fiscal variables and intrametropolitan firm location: regression evidence from the United States and research suggestions," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 8(3), pages 283-296, June.
  1. Robert W Wassmer, 2010. "California’s State and Local Revenue Structure After Proposition 13: Is Denial the Appropriate Way to Cope?," Chapters,in: State and Local Fiscal Policy, chapter 5 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Robert W. Wassmer, 2003. "The influence of local fiscal structure and growth control choices on 'big-box' urban sprawl in the American West," Chapters,in: The Property Tax, Land Use and Land Use Regulation, chapter 4 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  1. John E. Anderson & Robert W. Wassmer, 2000. "Bidding for Business: The Efficacy of Local Economic Development Incentives in a Metropolitan Area," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number bb.

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