Centralisation of Public Goods Provision: a Political Economy Approach

@inproceedings{SCHNELLENBACH2006CentralisationOP,
  title={Centralisation of Public Goods Provision: a Political Economy Approach},
  author={JAN SCHNELLENBACH and LARS P. FELD and CHRISTOPH SCHALTEGGER},
  year={2006}
}
  • JAN SCHNELLENBACH, LARS P. FELD, CHRISTOPH SCHALTEGGER
  • Published 2006
The paper compares decision-making on the centralisation of public goods provision in the presence of regional externalities under representative and direct democratic institutions. A model with two regions, two public goods and regional spillovers is developed in which uncertainty over the true preferences of candidates makes strategic delegation… CONTINUE READING