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dc.contributor.authorDollery, Brianen_NZ
dc.contributor.authorWallis, Joeen_NZ
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dc.date.copyright2001-12en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationDollery, B., & Wallis, J. (2001). Local government failure (Economics Discussion Papers Series No. 121). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/1144en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/1144
dc.description.abstractA substantial public choice literature exists on the generic phenomenon of government failure in advanced western representative democracies. However, much less attention has been focussed on this question in the specific context of local governance, with the important exceptions of Bailey (1999) and Boyne (1998). In this paper we advance the argument that not only is government failure an essential dimension of policy making at all levels of government, but that cogent reasons exist for believing that the problem of government failure may be much more acute in local government than at higher tiers of governance. This argument runs counter to conventional wisdom amongst commentators, including Bailey (1999) and Boyne (1998).en_NZ
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dc.publisherUniversity of Otagoen_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEconomics Discussion Papers Seriesen_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://www.business.otago.ac.nz/econ/research/discussionpapers/DP0121.pdfen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHB Economic Theoryen_NZ
dc.titleLocal government failureen_NZ
dc.typeDiscussion Paperen_NZ
dc.description.versionUnpublisheden_NZ
otago.bitstream.pages19en_NZ
otago.date.accession2006-02-15en_NZ
otago.schoolEconomicsen_NZ
otago.openaccessOpen
otago.place.publicationDunedin, New Zealanden_NZ
dc.identifier.eprints257en_NZ
otago.school.eprintsEconomicsen_NZ
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