Robert W. Wassmer

California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration

Sacramento, CA 95819-6081

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Are Local Economic Development Incentives Effective in an Urban Area?

California State University, Public Policy and Administration Working Paper No. 99-03
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Dec 1999
John E. Anderson and Robert W. Wassmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Economics and California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration
Downloads 696 (36,896)

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Urban Sprawl in a U.S. Metropolitan Area: Ways to Measure and a Comparison of the Sacramento Area to Similar Metropolitan Areas in California and the U.S.

CSUS Public Policy and Administration Working Paper No. 2000-03
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Oct 2000
Robert W. Wassmer
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration
Downloads 411 (72,251)
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The Increasing Use of Property Tax Abatement as a Means of Promoting Sub-National Economic Activity in the United States

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Robert W. Wassmer
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration
Downloads 391 (76,491)
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Property Tax Evidence, United States, Public Policy, Empirical Evidence

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Does Counseling Reduce Frequent Emergency Department Use?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Robert W. Wassmer, Lucinda Winward and Robert Derlet
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 299 (103,477)
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Health Economics, Emergency Department Use, Benefit/Cost

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User Charges and the Financing of K-12 Public Education in the United States

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Jun 1997
Robert W. Wassmer and Ronald C. Fisher
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
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Public Sector Inefficiency in Large U.S. Cities

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Feb 1998
Philip J. Grossman, Panayiotis Mavros and Robert W. Wassmer
Monash University - Department of Economics, Wayne State University - Department of Economics and California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration
Downloads 165 (184,383)

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County Fiscal Stress: Cause and Consequence in California after Proposition 13

California State University at Sacramento, Public Policy and Administration Working Paper Series No. 99-01
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Feb 1999
Robert W. Wassmer and Charles Anders
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration and Cathie Wright Technical Assistance Center
Downloads 143 (207,808)

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Tiebout, Time, and Transition in the Structure of Local Government in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

CSUS Public Policy and Administration Working Paper No. 1997-07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Oct 2000
Robert W. Wassmer and Ronald C. Fisher
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 133 (220,313)
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The 'Roller Coaster' of California State Budgeting after Proposition 13

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper No.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Robert W. Wassmer
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration
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State and Local Public Finance, California, Budgets

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School Finance Reform: An Empirical Test of the Economics of Public Opinion Formation

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Jun 1997
Robert W. Wassmer
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration
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California's Farmland Preservation Programs, Taxes, and Furthering the Appropriate Safeguarding of Agriculture at the Urban Fringe to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Oct 2008
Robert W. Wassmer
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration
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Farmland Preservation, Urban Sprawl, Climate Change, Land Use, taxes

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What Really Determines Whether a Manufacturing Firm Locates and Remains in California

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Robert W. Wassmer and Katherine Chalmers
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration and California State University, Sacramento
Downloads 82 (307,336)

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Manufacturing Investment, State and Local Fiscal Climate, Incentives, California

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Sub-National Fiscal Activity as a Determinant of Individual Happiness: Ideology Matters

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Feb 2008
Robert W. Wassmer, Ted Lascher and Stephan Kroll
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration, affiliation not provided to SSRN and California State University, Sacramento - Department of Economics
Downloads 67 (344,600)
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happiness, GSS, fiscal, ideology, sub-national government policies

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Perception of Gasoline Taxes and Driver Cost: Implications for Highway Finance

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Ronald C. Fisher and Robert W. Wassmer
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration
Downloads 40 (433,745)

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Gas Tax, Perception, Highway Finance

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The Influence of Local Urban Containment Policies and Statewide Growth Management on the Size of United States Urban Areas

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 25-65, February 2006
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 May 2006
Robert W. Wassmer
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration
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Perspectives of the Property Tax Forty Years after Proposition 13

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Robert W. Wassmer, Ronald C. Fisher and Zachary Kuloszewski
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 22 (521,510)
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Property Tax, Perception, Progressivity, Proposition 13

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The Importance of Both Supply and Demand to Policymaking Designed to Alter Preschool Attendance

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Sep 2016
Robert W. Wassmer
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration
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Preschool Attendance, Provider Supply, Parent Demand

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An Evaluation of the Recent Move to Centralize the Finance of Public Schools in Michigan

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 16, pp. 90-112, September 1996
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Nov 2003
Robert W. Wassmer and Ronald C. Fisher
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
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19.

Support for Alternative Local Government Revenues

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Ronald C. Fisher, Robert W. Wassmer and Zachary Kuloszewski
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 13 (575,978)

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Property Tax, Revenue Choice, Proposition 13

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A Benefit-Cost Analysis of Consumer Protection Through Upholstered Furniture Fire Barriers

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Robert W. Wassmer and Nathan Fesler
California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration and California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration
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benefit-cost analysis, furniture, fire protection

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An Analysis of State–Local Government Capital Expenditure During the 2000s

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 35, Issue 1, pp. 3-28, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Mar 2015
Ronald C. Fisher and Robert W. Wassmer
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and California State University, Sacramento - Department of Public Policy & Administration
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