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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 ...
A needs and resources assessment of fiscal equalisation in the Irish local government system
(Economic and Social Studies, 2015)
In 2000 the central government in Ireland introduced a formula-based needs and resources equalisation model in its local government system to ensure that the allocation of general purpose grants to local authorities was ...
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 ...
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 ...
The impact of the economic boom and bust on local government budgets in ireland
(Institute of Public Administration (Ireland), 2013)
This paper analyses the effects of the economic crisis on local government budgets in Ireland. In this context, it also examines the preceding period, namely the impact of the economic boom on local government finances. ...