Spahn, Paul Bernd (1995): China's reform of intergovernmental fiscal relations in the light of European experiences.
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The paper looks a China's institutional reforms in public finances against the background of European experiences. Particular attention is given to Switzerland and Germany where there is a high degree of consensus forming mechanisms. These federations are also characterized by concepts of regional fairness and are hence more appropriate as potential models than competitive federalism models such as that of the United States. The basic characteristics of the two European federations are described and analyzed.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||China's reform of intergovernmental fiscal relations in the light of European experiences|
|Keywords:||Federalism; German federation; Swiss federation; Germany; Switzerland; fiscal capacity; equalization; public borrowing; public administration; intergovernmental grants; German unification; tax assignment; shared taxes|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H1 - Structure and Scope of Government > H10 - General
H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations > H70 - General
|Depositing User:||Paul Bernd Spahn|
|Date Deposited:||03. Feb 2009 07:20|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 03:00|
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