Essays about: "flypaper effect"

Found 3 essays containing the words flypaper effect.

  1. 1. The Effect of Redistribution on Government Spending in Swedish Municipalities

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Sara Ersoy; Sandra Attermo; [2012]
    Keywords : Redistribution; Government spending; Principal-agent theory; Flypaper effect;

    Abstract : There is an ongoing debate regarding the efficient use of public spending in Swedish municipalities. Earlier research states that intergovernmental redistribution, such as the Swedish equalization system, cause a flypaper effect and increase the regional government spending. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intergovernmental Grants and Elderly Care

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Samuel Sunesson; [2011]
    Keywords : Intergovernmental Grants; Flypaper Effect; Elderly Care; Municipality Economy; Sweden;

    Abstract : The flypaper effect is an empirical puzzle that arises in studies on intergovernmental grants. While economic theory predicts that intergovernmental grants are crowding out local government spending, empirical studies often show a high degree of crowding in. READ MORE

  3. 3. Municipal Labour Demand : The Efffects of Intergovernmental Grants in Finland and Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Helene Lundqvist; [2006]
    Keywords : Municipal employment; intergovernmental grants; flypaper effect; panel data.;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the effects of intergovernmental grants on municipal labour demand in Finland and Sweden during the period 1985-2002. Both these countries have large public sectors in which local authorities play a significant role. READ MORE