Ellen Seljan

Lewis & Clark College

Assistant Professor

0615 SW Palatine Hill Road

Portland, OR 97204

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

8

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406

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4

Scholarly Papers (8)

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For Whom the TEL Tolls: Can State Tax and Expenditure Limits Effectively Reduce Spending?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Thad Kousser, Mathew D. McCubbins and Ellen Seljan
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University and Lewis & Clark College
Downloads 130 (218,207)
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tax and expenditure limits, initiatives, referenda, agency problems, state politics

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Diffusion in Direct Democracy: The Effect of Political Information on Proposals for Tax and Expenditure Limits in the U.S. States

State Politics and Policy Quarterly, Vol.11, No. 3, pp. 348-368
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2012
Ellen Seljan and Nicholas Weller
Lewis & Clark College and University of California, Riverside (UCR)
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Policy Diffusion, Tax and Expenditure Limits, State Politics

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Making Mountains of Debt Out of Molehills: The Pro-Cyclical Implications of Tax and Expenditure Limitations

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 May 2010
Mathew D. McCubbins and Ellen Seljan
Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University and Lewis & Clark College
Downloads 76 (312,851)

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tax and expenditure limits, tax elasticity, state and local revenue policy

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Supermajority Limits to Fiscal Policy

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2011
Ellen Seljan
Lewis & Clark College
Downloads 58 (360,784)

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Supermajority Limits, Fiscal Stress, State Finance, Fiscal Policy, State and Local Government

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Staying at Home: The Effect of Proposition 13 on Municipal Revenue Sources

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jul 2015
Colin H. McCubbins and Ellen Seljan
The Palate App Corporation and Lewis & Clark College
Downloads 32 (455,627)

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Neighborhoods by Assessment: An Analysis of Non-Ad Valorem Financing in California

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-37
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Jun 2016
Mathew D. McCubbins and Ellen Seljan
Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University and Lewis & Clark College
Downloads 24 (496,363)

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Non-Ad Valorem Assessments, Special Assessments, Parcel Taxes, Mello Roos Taxes, California, Local Government Finance, Proposition 13

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Ready to Bargain: The Effect of Fiscal Stress on Supermajority Requirements to Raise Taxes

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 35, Issue 3, pp. 24-43, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
Ellen Seljan
Lewis & Clark College
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The Limits of Tax and Expenditure Limits: TEL Implementation as a Principal-Agent Problem

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 May 2013
Ellen Seljan
Lewis & Clark College

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