FISCAL DECENTRALISATION AND THE SIZE OF GOVERNmENT : A REVIEW OF THE EmPIRICAL LITERATURE

@inproceedings{GOLEm2010FISCALDA,
  title={FISCAL DECENTRALISATION AND THE SIZE OF GOVERNmENT : A REVIEW OF THE EmPIRICAL LITERATURE},
  author={Silvia GOLEm},
  year={2010}
}
  • Silvia GOLEm
  • Published 2010
Within the public choice framework, it has been argued that decentralised authority over the provision and financing of certain public goods and services induces competitive pressure among different governmental units and consequently reduces the size of government. However, in many countries, fiscal decentralisation seems to have occurred almost exclusively through devolution of expenditure activities, without the accompanying devolution of the tax authority. We address this issue in detail… CONTINUE READING

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