The Role of Market Size in the Formation of Jurisdictions

@inproceedings{Casella2001TheRO,
  title={The Role of Market Size in the Formation of Jurisdictions},
  author={Alessandra Casella},
  year={2001}
}
Administrative and political reorganization is being actively debated even in the mature, stable economies of Western Europe. This paper investigates the possibility that such a reorganization is tied to the integration of economic markets. The paper describes a model where heterogeneous individuals form coalitions for the provision of a public good and shows that the number and composition of these jurisdictions depend on the overall size of the market. The range of economic activities engaged… CONTINUE READING

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