EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Municipal amalgamations in international perspective: motives addressed in scholarly research

Naci Karkin, Volkan Gocoglu and Pinar Savas Yavuzcehre

Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, 2019, vol. 41, issue 4, 187-202

Abstract: Mainly underpinned by economic and financial motives, amalgamations of local governments in and beyond municipal areas have often been on the agenda of many governments. Some studies of the amalgamations have aimed to justify them or to falsify the efforts by concentrating on what could alternatively have been achieved; while others have presented the tensions between various dynamics, including democracy and efficiency. The studies have been valuable in identifying numerous factors of significance to amalgamation processes and results. Hence the present analysis of a selected range of them with a particular and important focus on various articulated motives of amalgamation.

Date: 2019
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://hdl.handle.net/10.1080/23276665.2019.1698843 (text/html)
Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:taf:rapaxx:v:41:y:2019:i:4:p:187-202

Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
http://www.tandfonline.com/pricing/journal/RAPA20

Access Statistics for this article

Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration is currently edited by Ian Thynne and Danny Lam

More articles in Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration from Taylor & Francis Journals
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Chris Longhurst ().

 
Page updated 2020-01-23
Handle: RePEc:taf:rapaxx:v:41:y:2019:i:4:p:187-202