Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Shlomo Weber
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2001
Keywords: Russia, regional disparities, horizontal imbalances, transfers, expenditures, expenditure, expenditure needs, intergovernmental transfers, fiscal capacity, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General
In this paper we examine economic disparities across regions in Russia and offer a theoretical treatment of various transfer rules between different regions. We analyze the principle of partial equalization, which...