Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Luc Eyraud , Anita Tuladhar , Julio Escolano , Marialuz Moreno Badia , and Juliane Sarnes
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 February 2012
Keywords: fiscal institutions, decentralization, subnational governments, fiscal performance, State and Local Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,
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 associa...