Economies of Scale – Empirical Evidence from the Czech Republic
Sep 16, 2014 ... Economies of Scale – Empirical Evidence from the Czech Republic ... play important role in the economy and public administration since 1990 in the .... However, it is difficult to compare these analyses of municipalities among ...
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Literature Review and Analysis Related to Optimal Municipal Size
May 6, 2009 ... contracted with the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers. University, Newark campus ... prepare a report on optimal size and municipal efficiency. Policymakers ... There are diseconomies of scale beyond 250,000 people. ...... Empirical Analysis of Local Authority Services." Journal of ...
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Literature Review and Analysis Related to Municipal Government
May 6, 2009 ... contracted with the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers. University ... Consolidation of municipal government has been .... economies of scale beyond a population of approximately 20,000. ... an empirical analysis of these consolidations showed that consolidation did reduce per.
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Empirical analysis of solid management waste costs: Some
results reveal economies of scale in municipalities of fewer than 50,000 ... The present study aims to provide a detailed empirical analysis of the factors ..... conducted by Spain's Ministry for Public Administration for municipalities of fewer than.
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Empirical analysis of solid management waste costs: Some
Empirical analysis of solid management waste costs: Some evidence ... economies of scale in municipalities of fewer than 50,000 inhabitants, such that cooperation between ..... Ministry for Public Administration for municipalities of fewer than.
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Local Government Size and Efficiency in Capital Intensive Services
Mar 15, 2012 ... empirical evidence on returns to scale in airports. ... The analysis of the optimal size of the municipality as an appropriate unit for ... scale and density constitute major challenges for economic analysis and public policy. ...... among Canadian local governments,” Canadian Public Administration, 44(1), 1-25.
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Economies of Scale in Municipal Administration. Empirical Analyses
21. Juni 2001 ... Eine empirische Analyse anhand von Gemeindefusionen ...... Economies of scale in municipal administration are an important argument.
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ECONOMIES OF SCALE IN THE TAXICAB INDUSTRY
In contrast to this rich empirical base, economies of scale and costs in the taxicab industry have ... local level, either by the states or by individual municipalities. ... College of Business Administration and Urban Transportation Center, University of Illinois at ... dropped from the analysis, leaving a total of 23 ﬁrms in the sample.
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Institute for Public Policy and Economic Analysis - Eastern
Economic Analysis, I welcome you to Eastern Washington. University. .... Empirical studies looking to answer these questions ... studies looking at municipal economies of scale, economies ... duplicate managerial and administrative functions ...
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1 PRIVATE PRODUCTION (VERSUS?) COOPERATION - Dialnet
our empirical analysis suggests that for small municipalities cooperation is ... administrative costs of the contracting process, costs of monitoring the .... Intermunicipal economies of scale also lead to lower average costs for the overall market.
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Scale effects in local government? Evidence from local government
Nov 18, 2011 ... municipal amalgamations as an instrument to harvest scale effects (Baldersheim and Rose 2010;. Vetter and ... Economies of scale in local government: Theory and evidence. Economies of .... negative correlation between municipality size and administrative costs. .... We then turn to the empirical analysis.
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Analyzing Local Government Financial Performance - SciELO
literature by providing empirical evidence about some determinant factors that ... variables that are likely to improve municipal government performance. ... administration is at securing money for administrative expenditure on the municipality's operations. ..... economies of scale must be treated cautiously in relation to local ...
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Do Municipal Amalgamations Work? Evidence from Municipalities in
empirical literature finds almost no benefits arising from an amalgamation. ... The analysis of the effect of the amalgamation reform is conducted using the ... In the presence of economies of scale, larger municipalities will have lower costs per ... and could lower the administrative costs of regulating the municipality's actions ...
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The Optimum Size of Local Public Administration. - Dnb
economies of 20% for the average municipality. ... The analysis of the allocation of competencies and fiscal instruments across different ... Two main strands of empirical literature have touched upon cost efficiency and scale at the local level.
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Is Bigger Local Government Better? An Evaluation of the Economic
Economic Case for Australian Municipal Amalgamation. Programs by ... available empirical evidence on these theoretical arguments. The paper ..... Administrative scale economies could thus be a factor in favour of both larger and smaller local .... Public choice analyses of local government efficiency are founded on the.
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The Economics of Municipal Solid Waste Management
For many years economists studying municipal solid waste ... Although a number of economic papers have been surveyed, empirical evi- ... To make such administrative efforts worthwhile, the per-bag fee should in- ... with economies of scale by an estimated $2.13 per 1000 tons recy- .... Using Panel Data Analysis. Working ...
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Economies of Scale in Local Government - Scientific Research
Keywords: Local Government; Economies of Scale; Market Power. 1. Introduction . Should municipalities merge in order to take advantage of having fewer ...... administration, information technology, risk management, planning & building, and .... lic Sector: An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of. Local Government ...
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An Empirical Analysis of Secession: Evidence - Touteconomie.org
Mar 1, 2014 ... two factors (economies of scale and heterogeneity) as key elements in the ... secessions, the rules of municipal secession in Quebec were clearly ...... set of variables, we see that spending on administration, recreation and.
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04 Callanan article PP_ESRI Vol 45 Forthcoming - The Economic
creation of several “municipal districts” within each county council area to ..... potential for economies of scale with regard to administrative overheads, such ...... An Empirical Analysis of English Local Authorities”, Urban Studies, Vol. 46,. No.
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Municipal Amalgamation in Israel - Taub Center
statistics and are not accompanied by empirical analyses.2. Therefore, ... Finally, even if economies of scale exist, municipal amalgamations might not bring ...
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