preferences

Publication date: 5 Aug 2015 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | External authors: Bell, Professor David, Eiser, David | JEL classification: H10, H11, H30, P48, R13 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review No. 233 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Abstract: This paper examines the background to calls for further fiscal decentralisation in Scotland in the light of theories of fiscal federalism. In particular, it examines whether spatial differences in preferences, which are central to ‘first generation’ theories of fiscal federalism can be...