1 TN United Kingdom SEPARATION OF POWERS AND THE TAX LEVEL IN THE U . S . STATES

  • Leandro De Magalhães Lucas Ferrero
  • Published 2014

Abstract

We estimate a non-linear and discontinuous relationship between the tax level and the degree of alignment between the legislature and the governor, measured as the number of seats in the legislature that belong to the governor’s party. In the states with the line-item veto, there is a jump in the tax level at the point where the government switches from… (More)

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