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Per-capita Public Expenditures and Population Size: A Non-parametric Analysis Using French Data

Breunig, Robert; Rocaboy, Yvon

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Based on the median voter model, we specify a flexible general framework of the effect of municipality size on per-capita public expenditures. Previous literature has recognized that municipality size should have a non-linear effect on the quality of public goods provision and to this end different papers have applied a range of alternative parametric specifications. Using a very large sample of French "communes" we are able to estimate the effect of municipality size semi-parametrically. In...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/32397
Source: Public Choice
DOI: 10.1007/s11127-008-9304-z

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