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An analysis of local public finances and the 2014 local government reforms
(Economic and Social Studies, 2016)
In this paper we set out to analyse changes in local government expenditures and income in the context of central government austerity measures, local government budgetary adjustments and, most especially, the 2014 local ...
From boom to bust? The financial performance of city and county councils
A framework to assess the financial performance of city and county councils in Ireland is applied to the recent boom and bust period. Based on previous work, our financial performance measurement framework assesses ...
Austerity and Irish local government expenditure since the Great Recession
This paper sets out to establish the extent of austerity in the Irish local government system during and after the Great Recession. Austerity is measured by the adjusted change in local government expenditure from peak to ...