Fiscal Performance, Institutional Design and Decentralization in European Union Countries

Working Paper No. 12/45

This paper analyzes the impact of decentralization on overall fiscal performance in the European Union, taking into account fiscal institutional arrangements. We find that spending decentralization has been associated with sizably better fiscal performance, especially when transfer dependency of subnational governments is low. However,... READ MORE...

Publication date: February 2012
ISBN 9781463936464

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Publication date: February 2012


Publication date: February 2012