Municipal mergers and special provisions of local council members in Japan
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Keywordsmunicipal mergers; local council size; intergovernmental relations; free riding;
- H77 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - Intergovernmental Relations; Federalism
- H11 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - Structure and Scope of Government
- D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-03-28 (All new papers)
- NEP-GEO-2012-03-28 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-PBE-2012-03-28 (Public Economics)
- NEP-URE-2012-03-28 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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