Residential mobility in London: rational choice fairy tale, utopia or reality
Newton, Kenneth (1997) Residential mobility in London: rational choice fairy tale, utopia or reality. British Journal of Political Science, 27, (1), 111-155. (doi:10.1017/S0007123497240056).
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Once upon a time, and a good time it was too, there was a faraway country ruled by a wise economist-king called Tiebout who realized that the way to happiness was to organize local public services in market-analogous manner. He did this by dividing local government in Tieboutiana into many competing units, each with its own package of public goods and taxes. In this way citizens (in Tieboutiana they were called consumer-voters) could move between local authorities in search of the public services they wanted at tax rates they thought reasonable.
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||doi:10.1017/S0007123497240056|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Politics and International Relations
|Date Deposited:||18 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2016 12:01|
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