Baskaran, Thushyanthan (2011): Revenue decentralization and inflation: a re-evaluation. Forthcoming in: Economics Letters
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A problematic feature of the existing empirical literature on the relationship between revenue decentralization (RD) and inflation is the use of inaccurate measures for RD. Using a newly constructed measure for RD that accounts for over-time changes in sub-national tax autonomy, this paper finds that RD leads to lower inflation.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Revenue decentralization and inflation: a re-evaluation|
|Keywords:||Fiscal decentralization, Inflation, Sub-national tax autonomy|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E31 - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
H - Public Economics > H2 - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue > H29 - Other
H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations > H71 - State and Local Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
|Depositing User:||Thushyanthan Baskaran|
|Date Deposited:||24. Feb 2012 23:15|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 03:55|
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