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On the origins and main consequences of fiscal illusion. a short tribute to a big Economist: James Buchanan

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  • Vicini, Andrea

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This paper analyze the historical origin of Fiscal illusion, and introduce to the contribution of Public Choice and in particular James Buchanan which systematized all these concept in a coherent framework. Even the critiques and application of this Theory are mentioned.

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  • Vicini, Andrea, 2011. "On the origins and main consequences of fiscal illusion. a short tribute to a big Economist: James Buchanan," MPRA Paper 60240, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Oct 2014.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:60240
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    1. Dollery, Brian E & Worthington, Andrew C, 1996. " The Empirical Analysis of Fiscal Illusion," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 10(3), pages 261-297, September.
    2. Andrew T. Young, 2009. "Tax-Spend or Fiscal Illusion?," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 29(3), pages 469-485, Fall.
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    Keywords

    Public Choice; James Buchanan; Fiscal Illusion.;

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    • H11 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - Structure and Scope of Government
    • H3 - Public Economics - - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents

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