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Are local governments governed by forward looking decision makers? An investigation of spending patterns in Swedish municipalities
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics.
1998 (English)In: JOURNAL OF URBAN ECONOMICS, ISSN 0094-1190, Vol. 44, no 2, 254-271 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In this paper we investigate the extent to which local government consumption in Sweden is determined by permanent rather than current resources. Evidence from a panel of municipalities indicates that most consumption (90% or more) is associated with perm

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ACADEMIC PRESS INC , 1998. Vol. 44, no 2, 254-271 p.
Keyword [en]
local government consumption; intertemporal decision making; PERMANENT INCOME; CONSUMPTION; DEMAND
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-42800OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-42800DiVA: diva2:70702
Dahlberg M, Univ Uppsala, Dept Econ, S-75120 Uppsala, Sweden. Univ Uppsala, Dept Econ, S-75120 Uppsala, Sweden.Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17 Last updated: 2011-01-14

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