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The Economics of Fiscal Federalism and Local Finance

Edited by Wallace Oates

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Abstract: This title presents an authoritative collection of the most significant papers on fiscal federalism and local finance. In addition to some classic papers, it offers clear and insightful presentations of conventional wisdom in the field as well as recent papers which illuminate important issues and point the way to ongoing research. Topics covered include federal tax structure and the division of fiscal functions among levels of government, the effect of local taxes on economic growth, the systems of governmental grants, income redistribution, the theory and practice of local finance and fiscal decentralization in developing countries and transitional economies.

Keywords: Economics and Finance (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: H0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1998
ISBN: 9781858983554
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