2 edition of Fiscal Federalism in the European Union and Its Countries found in the catalog.
Fiscal Federalism in the European Union and Its Countries
December 19, 2006
by Peter Lang Publishing
Written in English
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This book offers an overview on recent trends and policies in intergovernmental fiscal relations and sub-central government. Accessible chapters provide: insight into how sub-central governments are managing ongoing consolidation, as well as how fiscal decentralisation fosters economic growth and educational attainment; a balanced account of the virtues and limits of tax . The European Union today represents a hybrid contraption that is neither a federal state nor a confederation but features elements of both. as recent European history demonstrates. Fiscal competition through a federalist system is a proven instrument for rationalizing public spending. In so-called federal countries such as Argentina, or.
Moravcsik attacks the view, shared by Euro‐enthusiasts and Euro‐sceptics alike, that current developments in the EU herald the advent of a European federal state; according to Moravcsik, the EU lacks and is likely to continue to lack the fundamental competences that would make it federal. To make this point, Moravcsik emphasizes what the EU does not do and is unlikely to take on in the. Tax Aspects of Fiscal Federalism: A Comparative Analysis provides a comprehensive survey of the distribution of the taxing authority among different levels of governments of a selection of countries. The survey is not restricted to the traditional federal countries, such as the United States and Switzerland, but also includes traditional Pages:
Reacting to the financial and sovereign debt crises, the EU and its Member States introduced a number of measures that may develop into a system of fiscal federalism as known from federal states. This development and the accompanying debates about sustainability, stabilisation, growth and the setting of right or wrong incentives form the. Country-level fiscal federalism scores are created as a population proportion-weighted average of the regional fiscal federalism scores. Some countries allow more autonomy for some regions than others, and some countries have multiple regional by:
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The book tackles a key issue for the European Union: Fiscal Federalism. It evaluates the applicability of this theoretical perspective for the EU. Conversely, it pinpoints ways in which the diversity of existing fiscal settings and organisations, both at national and European levels, can throw light on the by: 1.
The book tackles a key issue for the European Union: Fiscal Federalism. It evaluates the applicability of this theoretical perspective for the EU. Conversely, it pinpoints ways in which the diversity of existing fiscal settings and organisations, both at national and European levels, can throw light on the theory.
The aim of this chapter is not to qualify the European Union as a federalist state or as a federation, but to analyse the usefulness of federalism as a theory for understanding how the Author: Sabine Saurugger. The book tackles a key issue for the European Union: Fiscal Federalism.
It evaluates the applicability of this theoretical perspective for the EU. Conversely, it pinpoints ways in which the diversity of existing fiscal settings and organisations, both at national and European levels, can throw light on. Fiscal Federalism in the European Union To what extent should local and regional governments in the European Union be allowed to determine their own fiscal policies.
Fiscal federalism is concerned with whether activities like resource allocation, income distribution and stabilisation policies should be.
The federalisation of the European Union is the proposed institutional process by which the European Union (EU) is transformed from an informal confederation (a union of sovereign states) towards a federation (a single federal state with a central government, consisting of a number of partially self-governing federated states).There is ongoing discussion about the extent to which the EU has.
Get this from a library. Fiscal federalism in the European Union and its countries: a confrontation between theories and facts. [Clément Vaneecloo; Augusta Badriotti; Margherita Fornasini]. 2 Fiscal Federalism and Governance in the European Union • The system of intergovernmental trans-fers, in particular the innovative system of equalization transfers introduced in recent years.
Hinarejos, Alicia, Fiscal Federalism in the European Union: Evolution and Future Choices for EMU (December 1, ). Common Market Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 6, ; University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 1/Cited by: 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 CommunityCited by: Get this from a library.
Fiscal federalism in the European Union. [Amedeo Fossati; Giorgio Panella;] -- 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.
A revisionist interpretation of the post-war evolution of European integration and the European Union (EU), this book reappraises and reassesses conventional explanations of European integration. It adopts a federalist approach which supplements state-based Cited by: Monetary Union and Fiscal Federalism.
And the question that arises as a result is whether European countries are more likely to use their fiscal instrument now than in the past, and if they. the fiscal federalism literature and not yet practised anywhere in its pure form.
According to this construct, all orders of government should have Asymmetric Federalism Countries with a federal form of governance do not Spanish agreements, and the European Union’s treaty exceptions for the United Kingdom and Denmark Federalism is the mixed or compound mode of government, combining a general government (the central or "federal" government) with regional governments (provincial, state, cantonal, territorial or other sub-unit governments) in a single political distinctive feature, exemplified in the founding example of modern federalism by the United States under the Constitution ofis a.
4 Federalism and the struggle for European Union, –84 5 Federalism, European Union and the Single European Act, –88 6 Maastricht: the last treaty of the Cold War, –93 7 From Maastricht to Amsterdam, –98 8 The European Union as an intellectual puzzle: federal and confederal elements in European integration As a subfield of public economics, fiscal federalism is concerned with "understanding which functions and instruments are best centralized and which are best placed in the sphere of decentralized levels of government" (Oates, ).
In other words, it is the study of how competencies (expenditure side) and fiscal instruments (revenue side) are allocated across different (vertical) layers of. Fiscal federalism is the analysis of the problems that give rise to, and arise from, the existence of more than one level of government within the same geographical area.
As originally developed by Musgrave () and Oates (), the theory of fiscal federalism concerns the division of public-sector functions and finances in a logical way among multiple layers of government (King ).Author: Richard M.
Bird. FISCAL FEDERALISM: US HISTORY FOR ARCHITECTS OF EUROPE’S FISCAL UNION by C. Randall Henning and Martin Kessler European debates on reform of euro-area fiscal governance frequently refer to fiscal federalism in the United States.
In light of the ‘fiscal compact’, agreed by the European Council inthis volume reviews US fiscal. The route to fiscal union. The rules of the fiscal union in the US evolved in a distinct sequence. The federal government first developed a robust fiscal capacity, with the assumption of state debt, issuance of federal debt, and access to its own tax revenue.
Once that was established, the states could adopt balanced-budget provisions. This book explores the issue of fiscal federalism within the context of EU integration from theoretical, historical, policy and global perspectives. It contrasts the pace of integration amongst EU member states with the failure of financial and administrative apparatus to evolve to encompass fiscal federalism, i.e.
the development of a Cited by: The structure of the book is simple and consistent. It begins with a methodological analysis for the comparison of different constitutional tax systems.
This is followed by a description of the “fiscal federalism” systems of selected countries, beginning, for historical reasons, with the United States and concluding with a developing system.
Fiscal federalism is the division of governmental functions and financial relations between different levels of government in a non-unitary government, where the levels may include national, province/state, and local government.
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