To what extent should local and regional governments in the European Union be allowed to determine their own fiscal policies?
This book explores the core issues of fiscal federalism in the European context. It combines theoretical and empirical analysis in addressing such questions as:
* what sort of fiscal federalism is appropriate in the European Community
* what are the dangers of more centralization
* what are the costs of greater decentralization
Routledge Studies in the European Economy is our home for cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly studies and edited collections. Featuring compact and well researched volumes of 150 to 300 pages, the series provides a range of content considering the European economy alongside history, politics, cultural studies, agriculture, education, globalisation, and other subjects, titles are characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics.