Factors determining intra-regional fiscal decentralization in Russia and the US
作者: Michael AlexeevArseny Mamedov
作者单位: 1Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
2Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia
3Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, Moscow, Russia
刊名: Russian Journal of Economics, 2017, Vol.3 (4), pp.425-444
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.ruje.2017.12.007
关键词: H72H77P51Fiscal federalismExpenditure decentralizationRussian economyUS economy
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)We use panel data for Russia's regions (2005–2013) and the US states (1997–2013) and several different econometric specifications to estimate and compare the determinants of fiscal decentralization in the two countries. We find that while the factors of decentralization in the US states largely conform to existing theoretical predictions, this is not so for Russia, where almost no factors are consistently associated with intraregional fiscal decentralization. Moreover, our results for Russia differ from prior results based on earlier data. We conjecture that the recent weakening of the effects of conventional fiscal decentralization determinants in Russia is due to the decline of democratic institutions in Russia's regions and overall political and economic centralization in...
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  • fiscal 财政的
  • regional 地方的
  • Russia 俄罗斯牌手表
  • economy 经济
  • centralization 集中化
  • political 政治
  • estimate 估计
  • country 地方
  • economic 经济的
  • federalism 联邦制