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Can Competition Among Local Governments Constrain Government Spending?

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An examination of the relationship between the number of local governmental units and the share of personal income going to local government expenditures, considering competition among both general-purpose and single-purpose government units.


Suggested citation: Eberts, Randall W., and Timothy J. Gronberg. “Can Competition Among Local Governments Constrain Government Spending?,” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Review, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 02-09, 03.01.1988.

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