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Financing and the Optimal Provision of Public Expenditure by Decentralized Agencies

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  • Boadway, R
  • Horiba, I
  • Jha, R

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It has realized since Pigou (1947) that if public goods are financed by distortionary taxation, the marginal social cost of providing the public good will exceed the actual resource cost by the marginal deadweight cost of taxation.

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  • Boadway, R & Horiba, I & Jha, R, 1996. "Financing and the Optimal Provision of Public Expenditure by Decentralized Agencies," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 472, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
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    Keywords

    PUBLIC GOODS ; PUBLIC EXPENDITURES ; TAXATION;

    JEL classification:

    • H21 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Efficiency; Optimal Taxation
    • H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods

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