Luque, Carlos A. and Haddad, Eduardo A. and Lima, Gilberto T. and Sakurai, Sergio N. and Costa, Silvio M. (2011): Impact assessment of interregional government transfers in Brazil: an input-output approach.
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Redistributive policies carried out by the central government through interregional government transfers is a relevant feature of the Brazilian federal fiscal system. Regional shares of the central government revenues in the poorer regions have been recurrently smaller than the shares of central government expenditures in those regions. Appeal to core-periphery outcomes could be made, as São Paulo, the wealthiest state in the country, concentrated, in 2005, over 40% of total Federal tax revenue, receiving less than 35% of Federal expenditures. These figures suggest a redistribution of public funds from the spatial economic core of the economy to the peripheral areas. This paper investigates the role interregional transfers play in the redistribution of activities in the country, using an interregional input-output approach. Counterfactual simulations allow us to estimate some costs and benefits, for the core and periphery respectively, from such fiscal mechanisms.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Impact assessment of interregional government transfers in Brazil: an input-output approach|
|Keywords:||Interregional government transfers, input-output analysis, impact analysis, Brazilian economy|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government ; Intergovernmental Relations > H77 - Intergovernmental Relations ; Federalism ; Secession
H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R15 - Econometric and Input-Output Models ; Other Models
|Depositing User:||Gilberto Tadeu Lima|
|Date Deposited:||06. Jun 2011 02:54|
|Last Modified:||26. Feb 2015 09:14|
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