Exploring sources of local government technical inefficiency: evidence from Flemish municipalities

@inproceedings{Geys2008ExploringSO,
  title={Exploring sources of local government technical inefficiency: evidence from Flemish municipalities},
  author={Benny Geys and Wim Moesen},
  year={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 socio-economic and political characteristics of the municipalities as potential source. Our main findings indicate that while the socio-economic make-up of the population (i.c. income, income inequality, education and unemployment) appears to bear little relation to local (in)efficiency, the… CONTINUE READING

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