Recent Submissions

  • Ranking State Fiscal Structures using Theory and Evidence 

    Bania, Neil; Stone, Joe A. (Joe Allan), 1948- (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2007-06)
    This paper offers unique rankings of the extent to which fiscal structures of U.S. states contribute to economic growth. The rankings are novel in two key respects: they are well grounded in established growth theory, ...
  • Taxes, Government Expenditures, and State Economic Growth: The Role of Nonlinearities 

    Bania, Neil; Gray, Jo Anna (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2006-06)
    Barro’s (1990) model of endogenous growth implies that economic growth will initially rise with an increase in taxes directed toward “productive” expenditures (e.g., education, highways, and streets), but will subsequently ...