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The Impact of Fiscal Decentralization: A Survey
In this paper we offer a comprehensive and updated review of the impact of fiscal decentralization on the economy, society and politics. We start with the examination of two crucial and yet unsolvedExpand
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The Effects of Fiscal Decentralization on Household Income Inequality: Some Empirical Evidence
Abstract We investigate the effects of fiscal decentralization on income inequality using a sample of 23 OECD countries over the period 1971–2000. We utilize novel and robust measures of fiscalExpand
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Decentralization and economic growth reconsidered: The role of regional authority
Most of the empirical analysis explores the relationship between fiscal decentralization and economic growth within an institutional void. This paper investigates the connection between fiscalExpand
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A Comprehensive Analysis of Expenditure Decentralization and of the Composition of Local Public Spending
Many countries have recently implemented fiscal decentralization reforms, assigning more functions and spending responsibilities to sub-national governments. In this paper we investigate the reasonsExpand
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The Impact of Fiscal Decentralization: A Survey
In this paper, we offer a comprehensive and updated review of the impact of fiscal decentralization on the economy, society and politics. Our first target is the examination of two crucial and yetExpand
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How Regional Inequality Affects Fiscal Decentralisation: Accounting for the Autonomy of Subcentral Governments
The aim of this paper is to analyse the influence of regional economic disparities on the fiscal decentralisation processes in twenty-one OECD countries over the period 1981 to 2005. We use novel andExpand
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The impact of national fiscal rules on the stabilisation function of fiscal policy
We study the relationship between discretionary fiscal policy and macroeconomic stability in 21 OECD countries over the 1985-2012 period. The novelties of our contribution lie in the use of annualExpand
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House Prices and Immovable Property Tax: Evidence from OECD Countries
In this paper we study the impact of changes in immovable property taxation on the growth rate of house prices by analyzing a panel of 34 OECD countries over the period 1970-2014. We show that thereExpand
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Income inequality, regional disparities and fiscal decentralization in industrialized countries
In this paper we investigate the interactions among fiscal decentralization, income inequality and regional disparities, using a sample of 23 OECD countries over the period 1971-2000. We firstExpand
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The influence of decentralized taxes and intergovernmental grants on local spending volatility
ABSTRACT The influence of decentralized taxes and intergovernmental grants on local spending volatility. Regional Studies. This paper studies what affects the volatility of sub-central publicExpand
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