Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/3245
Title: Local Government Failure in Australia?: An Empirical Analysis of New South Wales
Contributor(s): Dollery, Brian Edward  (author); Byrnes, Joel (author)
Publication Date: 2002
DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.00284
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/3245
Abstract: The complexities of contemporary local governance in Australia and other advanced democracies provide social scientists with significant theoretical and empirical challenges. Drawing on recent developments, including public choice theory, economists have sought to develop taxonomic systems of government failure specifically tailored to local government circumstances. This paper seeks to extend the Dollery and Wallis (2001b) taxonomy of local government failure by invoking Olson’s (1965) concept of political entrepreneurship. The paper then attempts to determine the empirical validity of the augmented taxonomy by examining it in the context of NSW local government.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian Journal of Public Administration, 61(3), p. 54-64
Publisher: Australian Institute of Public Administration
Place of Publication: Melbourne, Australia
ISSN: 0313-6647
Field of Research (FOR): 140213 Public Economics- Public Choice
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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