Local Government Economics: Principles and Practice

Local Government Economics: Principles and Practice

By: S. J. Bailey (author)Hardback

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Local Government Economics progresses on from the author's earlier book, Public Sector Economics, addressing many of the same themes but at a more advanced level, and specifically within the context of local government. Suitable for both UK and international readerships, it reflects the multidisciplinary nature of local government and is aimed at final year and postgraduate students on economic or multidisciplinary degrees.

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About Author

STEPHEN J. BAILEY is Professor of Public Sector Economics at Glasgow Caledonian University. He has published widely in the field of local government economics and is the author of "Public Sector Economics: Theory, Policy and Practice" (Macmillan 1995). Professor Bailey has also undertaken commissioned research for the UK government and the Council of Europe.


Introduction to Local Government Economics The Economic Efficiency Case for Decentralised Government Exit and Voice within Local Government Revealing Preferences Via Exit and Voice The Economics of Local Government Expenditure Fiscal Stress The Economics of Local Government Charges The Economics of Local Government Taxation The Economics of Intergovernmental Grants The Median Voter Model and Hypothesis The Flypaper Effect Public Choice Theory and Local Government Reform Competition and Quality The Impact of the Purchaser-Provider Split in the UK Conclusions Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/04/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780333669075
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780333669075
  • weight: 714
  • ISBN10: 033366907X

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