Can competition among local governments constrain government spending? Academic Article uri icon


  • An examination of the relationship between the number of local governmental units and the share of personal income going to local government expenditures, considering competition among both general-purpose and single-purpose government units.

author list (cited authors)

  • Eberts, R. W., & Gronberg, T. J.

complete list of authors

  • Eberts, Randall W||Gronberg, Timothy J

publication date

  • January 1988