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Working Papers

2016

  1. Is Italy a Federal or even a Quasi-Federal State?
    POLIS Working Papers, Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS Downloads

2010

  1. Le multijuridisme: manifestations, causes et conséquences
    Post-Print, HAL

2009

  1. Compliance in decentralized environmental governance
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (1)
    Also in Post-Print, HAL (2005)

    See also Chapter (2009)

2007

  1. Explaining differences in environmental governance patterns between Canada, Italy and the United States
    POLIS Working Papers, Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS Downloads View citations (8)
  2. France: Forces Shaping Centralization and Decentralization in Environmental Policymaking
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2007)
  3. The Economics of Transparency in Politics
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (6)

2006

  1. Bijural services as factors of production
    Post-Print, HAL
    Also in Working Papers, HAL (2005) Downloads
    LEG - Document de travail - Economie, LEG, Laboratoire d'Economie et de Gestion, CNRS, Université de Bourgogne (2005) Downloads

2004

  1. Intergovernmental equalization grants: some fundamental principles
    POLIS Working Papers, Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. Constitutional rules and competitive politics: their effects on secessionism
    Post-Print, HAL
    Also in LATEC - Document de travail - Economie (1991-2003), LATEC, Laboratoire d'Analyse et des Techniques EConomiques, CNRS UMR 5118, Université de Bourgogne (2002) Downloads
  2. Rational Foundations of Democratic Politics
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (18)

2002

  1. Globalisation, Competitive Governments, and Constitutional Choice in Europe
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (2002)
  2. Political Extremism and Rationality
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (16)

2001

  1. External effects of domestic regulations: comparing internal and international barriers to trade
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in International Review of Law and Economics (2001)

1999

  1. A comparison of internal and international barriers to trade
    (Une comparaison des barrières aux échanges internes et internationales)
    Working Papers, HAL Downloads
    Also in LATEC - Document de travail - Economie (1991-2003), LATEC, Laboratoire d'Analyse et des Techniques EConomiques, CNRS UMR 5118, Université de Bourgogne (1999)

1997

  1. Understanding Democracy: Economic and Political Perspectives
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (10)

1995

  1. Are discriminatory procurement policies motivated by protectionism ?
    LATEC - Document de travail - Economie (1991-2003), LATEC, Laboratoire d'Analyse et des Techniques EConomiques, CNRS UMR 5118, Université de Bourgogne View citations (17)
    Also in Working Papers, HAL (1995) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article in Kyklos (1996)
  2. Nationalism and Rationality
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (23)

1993

  1. Preferences and Democracy
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (14)

1991

  1. The Competitive State
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (18)

1978

  1. Rigid Wages and the Adjustment Costs of the Firm
    University of Western Ontario, Departmental Research Report Series, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads

Journal Articles

2012

  1. Constitutional effectiveness
    Public Choice, 2012, 152, (3), 397-401 Downloads

2007

  1. Competitive Governments, Globalization, and Equalization Grants
    Public Finance Review, 2007, 35, (4), 463-479 Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. The Independence of the Italian Constitutional Court
    Constitutional Political Economy, 2003, 14, (4), 319-333 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Vertical Competition in Unitary States: The Case of Italy
    Public Choice, 2003, 114, (1-2), 57-77 Downloads View citations (18)

2001

  1. External effects of domestic regulations: comparing internal and international barriers to trade
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2001, 21, (2), 135-155 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

1996

  1. Are Discriminatory Procurement Policies Motivated by Protectionism?
    Kyklos, 1996, 49, (1), 47-68 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1995

  1. Organizational hierarchies and bureaucracies: An integrative essay
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1995, 11, (3), 411-440 Downloads View citations (8)

1994

  1. Bureaucracy and Intergovernmental Grants: A Rejoinder
    Kyklos, 1994, 47, (3), 449-451 Downloads

1993

  1. Toward a Presumption of Efficiency in Politics
    Public Choice, 1993, 77, (1), 53-65 View citations (2)

1992

  1. Freedom of speech vs. efficient regulation in markets for ideas
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1992, 17, (2), 217-239 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Free‐Riding and Intergovernmental Grants
    Kyklos, 1992, 45, (3), 347-361 Downloads

1989

  1. The Growth of Competitive Governments
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1989, 22, (4), 717-50 Downloads View citations (5)

1987

  1. Expenditure harmonization in unitary, confederal and federal states
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1987, 3, (1-2), 199-218 Downloads
  2. Foreword
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1987, 3, (1-2), 7-8 Downloads
  3. Towards a theory of competitive federalism
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1987, 3, (1-2), 263-329 Downloads View citations (5)

1986

  1. An Economic Theory of Political Parties
    Kyklos, 1986, 39, (1), 47-65 Downloads View citations (63)
  2. Organizational Structure and Productivity
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (3), 530-38 Downloads View citations (23)
  3. The Bureaucracy of Murder Revisited
    Journal of Political Economy, 1986, 94, (5), 905-26 Downloads View citations (11)

1985

  1. Is Proportional Representation Always the Best Electoral Rule?
    Public Finance = Finances publiques, 1985, 40, (1), 1-16 View citations (1)

1984

  1. An analysis of constitutional change, Canada, 1980–82
    Public Choice, 1984, 44, (1), 251-272 Downloads

1981

  1. Representative Governments and the Formation of National and International Policies
    Revue Économique, 1981, 32, (2), 356-373 Downloads View citations (1)

1978

  1. A Theory of 'Moral' Suasion
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1978, 11, (2), 210-19 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Nationalism and Language Policies
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1978, 11, (4), 656-68 Downloads View citations (9)

1977

  1. The Theory of Local Government Finance and the Debt Regulation of Local Governments
    Public Finance = Finances publiques, 1977, 32, (1), 16-28 View citations (4)

1975

  1. The Equilibrium Size of a Budget-maximizing Bureau: A Note on Niskanen's Theory of Bureaucracy
    Journal of Political Economy, 1975, 83, (1), 195-207 Downloads View citations (49)

1974

  1. Student Unrest and the Yield on Human Capital
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1974, 7, (3), 434-48 Downloads
  2. The economic theory of representative government: A reply
    Public Choice, 1974, 20, (1), 129-133 Downloads View citations (55)

1970

  1. PUBLIC GOODS AND THE STABILITY OF FEDERALISM*
    Kyklos, 1970, 23, (4), 882-902 Downloads View citations (5)

1969

  1. An Economic Theory of Social Movements
    American Economic Review, 1969, 59, (2), 198-205 View citations (5)
  2. The Behaviour of the Aggregate Reserve Ratio of Canadian Chartered Banks
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1969, 2, (3), 435-442 Downloads

1965

  1. Scale Effects in Local and Metropolitan Government Expenditures
    Land Economics, 1965, 41, (4), 370-372 Downloads View citations (3)

1964

  1. The Economics of Nationalism
    Journal of Political Economy, 1964, 72, 376 Downloads View citations (15)

Undated

  1. Federalism and Decentralization: Ownership Rights and the Superiority of Federalism
    Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 30, (2), 1-16 Downloads View citations (5)

Books

2008

  1. The Logic of Bureaucratic Conduct
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

1998

  1. Competitive Governments
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (6)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (1996) View citations (48)

Edited books

2010

  1. Nationalism and Rationality
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press
  2. Political Extremism and Rationality
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press
  3. Rational Foundations of Democratic Politics
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

2009

  1. Governing the Environment
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads View citations (4)

2008

  1. Understanding Democracy
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

2007

  1. Environmental Governance and Decentralisation
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Rational Foundations of Democratic Politics
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

2002

  1. Political Extremism and Rationality
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (3)

1997

  1. Understanding Democracy
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

1996

  1. Nationalism and Rationality
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

Chapters

2009

  1. Compliance in Decentralized Environmental Governance
    Chapter 7 in Governing the Environment, 2009 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Information Shrouding and the Governmental Supply of Goods and Services: An Economic Perspective
    Springer
  3. Introduction
    Chapter 1 in Governing the Environment, 2009 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. France: Forces Shaping Centralization and Decentralization in Environmental Policymaking
    Chapter 14 in Environmental Governance and Decentralisation, 2007 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Introduction
    Chapter 1 in Environmental Governance and Decentralisation, 2007 Downloads
  3. Trends in Environmental Governance: Evidence from Seventeen Countries and Sundry Reflections Thereon
    Chapter 19 in Environmental Governance and Decentralisation, 2007 Downloads

2006

  1. Modelling Vertical Competition
    Chapter 3 in Handbook of Fiscal Federalism, 2006 Downloads

2002

  1. Globalization, Competitive Governments, and Constitutional Choice in Europe
    Palgrave Macmillan
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Public and welfare economics under monopolistic and competitive governments
    Chapter 3 in Political Economy and Public Finance, 2002 Downloads

1977

  1. The Assignment Problem in Federal Structures
    Palgrave Macmillan
 
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