Interjurisdictional Competition and Inequalities

Keywords: inter-jurisdictional competition, political competition,regional distribution of public investment, regional integration.


Europe and the Mediterranean EconomyRutledge, 2012.


Selected Recent Articles

When does Inter-jurisdictional Competition engender a “Race to the Bottom?”A MetaRegression Analysis” (with Albuquerque, F and Doucouliagos, H). Economics & Politics, 2015, 27(3): 488-508.

Do Jurisdictions Compete on Taxes? A Meta-Regression Analysis” (with C, Doucouliagos and De-Albuquerque, F). Public Choice, 2014, 161(3-4), pp 451-470.

Main Articles

Path dependency and the allocation of public investment in Mexico” (with E Rodriguez) Environment and planning C: government and policy, 2006, 24 (2): 297-311.

Trade and the effect of public investment on regional Inequalities in heterogeneously integrated areas”, (with E Rodriguez). The World Economy, 2005, 26(6): 873-892.

Is the impact of public investment neutral across the regional income distribution? Evidence from Mexico”, (with E Rodriguez). Economic Geography, 2005, 81(3): 305- 322. [+25 citations]

Political Competition and Pork-barrel Politics in the Allocation of Public Investment in Mexico”, (with D Luna-Pla and E Rodriguez). Public Choice, 2003, 116(1-2): 185- 204 [+ 25 citations]

Spanish Regions and the Macroeconomic Benefits of the European Monetary Union”(with R Tremosa). Regional Studies, 2003, 37(3), 217-226