Artigos de ConferênciasAbril 2013Deborah L. Wetzel
With a population of 11.2 million residents, São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, the largest city in the southern hemisphere, and the world’s seventh largest city by population. The city is...
Artigos de ConferênciasAbril 2013Roy W. Bahl
The theory and practice of providing government services in metropolitan areas are subjects that have attracted a great deal of attention in the industrial countries but have been largely ignored in...
Artigos de ConferênciasMaio 2010Tracy M. Gordon and Kim Rueben
In this paper, Tracy M. Gordon and Kim Rueben note that the revenue mix for local government changes frequently in response to economic shocks, policy shifts, and technological advances in tax...
Artigos de ConferênciasMaio 2010Robert P. Inman
Cities and their surrounding suburban neighborhoods are economic growth agents. Not only do they provide public goods to satisfy the needs of urban residents, but they also supply local...
Artigos de ConferênciasMaio 2008Daniel P. McMillen and Larry D. Singell Jr.
One of the most controversial issues related to U.S. fiscal federalism is the financing of local public schools through property taxation. In theory, the system follows the principle of matching...
An OverviewArtigos de ConferênciasAbril 2013Richard M. Bird and Enid Slack
This paper by Richard M. Bird and Enid Slack is based on their observation that not all big cities are very rich, but they are all, by definition, big, and most of them are also rich relative to...
Artigos de ConferênciasNovembro 2015
Using data from the Fiscally Standardized Cities (FiSC) database, Langley documents the impact of the Great Recession on major revenue sources for local governments across the United States.
Challenges of Municipal Finance in the Twenty-First CenturyArtigos de ConferênciasAbril 2013Christine P. Wong
China is urbanizing, and the pace is accelerating. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reported a population of 1.34 billion at year end 2010, fully half of them living in cities (CSY 2011)....
The Link Between Intergovernmental Transfers and Net WorthArtigos de ConferênciasMaio 2008Luiz de Mello
In this paper, Luiz de Mello, using panel-based aggregate local government data from 13 OECD countries, examines the causal relationship between intergovernmental transfers and subnational...
A Tournament ApproachArtigos de ConferênciasMaio 2008Clifford F. Zinnes
Interjurisdictional competition under fiscal decentralization may give local governments the incentive to lower their environmental policy standards or grant businesses with lucrative tax exemptions...