Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Raffaela Giordano , Sergi Lanau , Pietro Tommasino , and Petia Topalova
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 21 July 2015
Keywords: public sector efficiency, firm productivity, public, public sector, government, General
This paper studies the effect of public sector efficiency on firm productivity using data from more than 400,000 firms across Italy's provinces. Exploiting the large heterogeneity in the efficiency of the public se...