Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Reza Baqir
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 August 2001
Keywords: fiscal institutions, electoral systems, comparative politics, city council, government expenditures, city government, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government, State and Local Budget and Expenditures,
The common-pool problem is a central issue in the relationship between the political structure of jurisdictions and the size of public spending. Models predict that, other things being equal, greater political dist...