Exploring Sources of Local Government Technical Inefficiency : Evidence from Flemish Municipalities

@inproceedings{Moesen2008ExploringSO,
  title={Exploring Sources of Local Government Technical Inefficiency : Evidence from Flemish Municipalities},
  author={Wim Moesen},
  year={2008}
}
  • Wim Moesen
  • Published 2008
The present paper explores sources of technical (in)efficiency of Flemish municipalities in their production of local public goods (in the year 2000). In assessing inefficiency derivation, we focus on socioeconomic and political characteristics of the municipalities as potential source. Our main findings indicate that while the socioeconomic make-up of the population (i.c. income, income inequality, education and unemployment) appears to bear little relation to local (in)efficiency, the reverse… CONTINUE READING

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