Do Tax and Expenditure Limitations Affect the Size and Growth of State Government ?

@inproceedings{SHADBEGIAN2007DoTA,
  title={Do Tax and Expenditure Limitations Affect the Size and Growth of State Government ?},
  author={RONALD J. SHADBEGIAN},
  year={2007}
}
  • RONALD J. SHADBEGIAN
  • Published 2007
This paper focuses on citizens' ability to restrict the size and growth 4 state government through the use qf tax and expenditure limitations (TELs). Most TEL laws are not designed to stop public sector growth but are intended to cap it relative to personal income growth. Evidence indicates that the design qf TEL laws increases the elasticity qfgovernment size (and growth) with respect to income. Thus, TEL laws, as they currently are written, allow states with high income growth to keep… CONTINUE READING

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