Decentralized fiscal federalism revisited: Optimal income taxation and public goods under horizontal leadership
2012 (English)In: Economics Letters, ISSN 0165-1765, Vol. 117, no 1, 223-226 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This paper concerns optimal taxation and public goods in an economic federation with decentralized leadership, where one lower level government is the first mover also in the horizontal dimension. Under plausible assumptions, horizontal leadership reinforces the incentives created by decentralized leadership.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Elsevier, 2012. Vol. 117, no 1, 223-226 p.
Optimal taxation, Redistribution, Public goods, Fiscal federalism, Decentralized leadership, Horizontal leadership
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-56737DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.05.005OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-56737DiVA: diva2:537203