Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/13890
Title: Introduction - Symposium on Amalgamation and Financial Sustainability in Local Government: Part 1
Contributor(s): Dollery, Brian E (author); Grant, Bligh (author)
Publication Date: 2013
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/13890
Abstract: Local government amalgamation, frequently also referred to as council consolidation and municipal mergers, whereby small local authorities are subsumed into larger entities, has often been used as a means of improving the operation of municipalities and enhancing their financial viability. However, empirical evidence on the impact of mergers is mixed. This Symposium focuses on the effects of amalgamation on the financial sustainability of local government.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Public Finance and Management, 13(2), p. 53-57
Publisher: Southern Public Administration Education Foundation Inc
Place of Publication: United States of America
ISSN: 1523-9721
Field of Research (FOR): 160509 Public Administration
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: http://www.spaef.com/article/1434/Introduction
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