Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Is bigger local government better?: An evaluation of the case for Australian municipal amalgamation programs
Contributor(s): Dollery, Brian Edward  (author); Crase, L (author)
Publication Date: 2004
DOI: 10.1080/0811114042000269290
Handle Link:
Abstract: Municipal amalgamations have historically accounted for a substantial reduction in the number of councils in Australia. Proponents of municipal consolidation typically argue that substantial economic benefits will inevitably flow from fewer, larger municipal councils. This article seeks to evaluate the validity of the generic case for council amalgamation in Australia.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Urban Policy and Research, 22(3), p. 265-275
Publisher: Routledge
Place of Publication: United Kingdom
ISSN: 1476-7244
Field of Research (FOR): 140299 Applied Economics not elsewhere classified
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Statistics to Oct 2018: Visitors: 216
Views: 216
Downloads: 0
Appears in Collections:Journal Article
UNE Business School

Files in This Item:
3 files
File Description SizeFormat 
Show full item record

Page view(s)

checked on Mar 4, 2019
Google Media

Google ScholarTM



Items in Research UNE are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.