Fiscal Federalism and Long-Run Macroeconomic Performance

A Survey of Recent Research Lars P. Feld Jan Schnellenbach Abstract. In this paper, we offer both a broad survey of the literature on fiscal federalism and long-run economic performance, and a detailed report of some of our own recent studies in this field. We look at the difference between study types (cross-country versus single-country studies), and at the relevance of the broader institutional framework into which fiscal decentralization is…
Chair of Public Economics, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany
Senior Lecturer, University of Heidelberg - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics, Germany
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