Fiscal decentralization and deficits : international evidence

Abstract: This paper shows that both expenditure and revenue decentralization have significant negative relationships with deficits. Also, it appears more prudent to advise revenue decentralization rather than expenditure decentralization in cases of high ethnolinguistic fractionalization.

Author(s): Neyapti, Bilin

Source(s): , 23 p., ill., graphs, tabs

Published: 2008 Bilkent university, [Ankara (English



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