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The New Federalism: An Economist's View

Wallace Oates

Cato Journal, 1982, vol. 2, issue 2, 473-499

Abstract: In his State of the Union address, President Reagan identified the basic premise of the New Federalism: During the past 20 years, what had been a classic division of functions between the Federal Government and the States and localities has become a confused mess. Traditional understandings about the roles of each level of government have been violated." The source of the problem has been the intrusion of the federal government into many state and local matters with a consequent blurring of the responsibilities for providing various public services...

Keywords: federalism; government (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R00 Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1982
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