Evidence on the political economy of the urbanization process
The interaction of urbanization and economic development in response to the basic sector shift out of agriculture, and government policies is discussed. It is investigated whether investments in interregional infrastructure facilitates urban deconcentration, or increase democratization or fiscal decentralization.
Publication Name: Journal of Urban Economics
The incentive effect of fiscal equalization transfers on tax policy
Economic equalization policies followed by regional governments and tax regulations associated with these policies are analyzed.
Publication Name: The Journal of Public Economics