Fiscal Equalization, Tiebout Competition, and Incentives for Efficiency in a Federalist Country

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleFiscal Equalization, Tiebout Competition, and Incentives for Efficiency in a Federalist Country Author(S)Philippe Widmer (Author)
Abstract  The purpose of this article is twofold. First, it measures the efficiency in the provision of public goods by local jurisdictions applying data envelopment analysis (DEA). Second, it relates efficiency scores to a fiscal equalization scheme designed to mitigate the negative consequences of Tiebout competition. ...Paginationp 3-29
SubjectEconomicsDescriptorsFinance, Public
Journal TitlePublic Finance Review  
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