Albert Sole-Olle

University of Barcelona

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585

Barcelona, 08007

Spain

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (19)

Does Corruption Erode Trust in Government? Evidence from a Recent Surge of Local Scandals in Spain

IEB Working Paper N. 2014/26
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Jul 2014
Albert Sole-Olle and Pilar Sorribas-Navarro
University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona - Faculty of Economic Science and Business Studies
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corruption, trust

Does Corruption Erode Trust in Government? Evidence from a Recent Surge of Local Scandals in Spain

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4888
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Albert Sole-Olle and Pilar Sorribas-Navarro
University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona - Faculty of Economic Science and Business Studies
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corruption, trust

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Housing Booms and Busts and Local Fiscal Policy

XREAP2017-14
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Dec 2017
Albert Sole-Olle and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal
University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona
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tax volatility, forward-looking behavior, policy myopia

Housing Booms and Busts and Local Fiscal Policy

IEB Working Paper N. 2017/05
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Mar 2017
Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal and Albert Sole-Olle
University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona
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Tax volatility, forward-looking behavior, policy myopia

Housing Booms and Busts and Local Fiscal Policy

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 17-001
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
Albert Sole-Olle and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal
University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona
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tax volatility; forward-looking behaviour; voter information

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Does Urban Sprawl Increase the Costs of Providing Local Public Services? Evidence from Spanish Municipalities

Research in Applied Economics Network, Vol. 10, 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 May 2011
Albert Sole-Olle and Miriam Hortas-Rico
University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona
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Urban sprawl, local public spending

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Does Partisan Alignment Affect the Electoral Reward of Intergovernmental Transfers?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2335
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Albert Sole-Olle and Pilar Sorribas-Navarro
University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona - Faculty of Economic Science and Business Studies
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voting, parties, grants

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Does Electoral Competition Curb Party Favoritism?

IEB Working Paper N. 2017/04
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Feb 2017
University of Barcelona, University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona - Faculty of Economic Science and Business Studies
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political parties, intergovernmental transfers, distributive politics, regression discontinuity

Does Electoral Competition Curb Party Favoritism?

XREAP WP No. 2017-05
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 08 Nov 2017
University of Barcelona, University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona - Faculty of Economic Science and Business Studies
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Political Parties, Intergovernmental Transfers, Distributive Politics, Regression Discontinuity

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Do Land Use Policies Follow Road Construction?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4672
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Mar 2014
Autonomous University of Barcelona, University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona
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land use regulation, highways

Do Land Use Policies Follow Road Construction?

IEB Working Paper N. 2014/2
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Mar 2014
Autonomous University of Barcelona, University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona
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Land use regulation, Highways

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Does Fiscal Decentralisation Foster Regional Investment in Productive Infrastructure?

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1204
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 May 2012
European Investment Bank, University of Barcelona, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research and European Investment Bank
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regional investment, fiscal federalism, dynamic panel data

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Which Communities Should Be Afraid of Mobility? The Effects of Agglomeration Economies on the Sensitivity of Firm Location to Local Taxes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2311
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Jun 2008
Jordi Jofre-Monseny and Albert Sole-Olle
University of Barcelona - Department of Political Economics and University of Barcelona
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local taxes, agglomeration economies, local employment growth, instrumental variables

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Partisan Targeting of Inter-Governmental Transfers & State Interference in Local Elections: Evidence from Spain

Documents de Treball de l’IEB 2012/31
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Nov 2016
University of Barcelona, University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona - Faculty of Economic Science and Business Studies
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Political Parties, Inter-Governmental Transfers, Pork Barrel Politics

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Who's Coming to the Rescue? Revenue-Sharing Slumps and Implicit Bailouts During the Great Recession

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 16-049
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jul 2016
Dirk Foremny and Albert Sole-Olle
University of Barcelona (Department of Economics) and University of Barcelona
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intergovernmental transfers, bailouts, fiscal consolidation

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The Effects of Partisan Alignment on the Allocation of Intergovernmental Transfers: Differences-in-Differences Estimates for Spain

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1855
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
Albert Sole-Olle and Pilar Sorribas-Navarro
University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona - Faculty of Economic Science and Business Studies
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grant allocation, alignment, electoral competition

Logrolling and the Power of Single-mindedness

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2023
Arseniy Samsonov, Albert Sole-Olle and Dimitrios Xefteris
Budapest University of Technology and Economics, University of Barcelona and University of Cyprus
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competitive equilibrium, vote-trading, single-issue minority, niche party, social welfare

Logrolling and the Power of Single-Mindedness

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Jan 2024
Arseniy Samsonov, Albert Sole-Olle and Dimitrios Xefteris
Budapest University of Technology and Economics, University of Barcelona and University of Cyprus
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competitive equilibrium, vote-trading, single-issue minority, niche party, social welfare

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Do Political Parties Matter for Local Land Use Policies?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4284
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Albert Sole-Olle and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal
University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona
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land use regulations, urban growth controls, political economy

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Tax Differentials and Agglomeration Economies in Intraregional Firm Location

XREAP Working Paper No. 2007-5
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 May 2011
Jordi Jofre-Monseny and Albert Sole-Olle
University of Barcelona - Department of Political Economics and University of Barcelona
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Local taxes, agglomeration economies, firm location

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The Political Economy of Coastal Development

CESifo Working Paper No. 9059
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 11 May 2021
University of Bern, University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona
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The Political Economy of Coastal Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15780
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 11 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 14 May 2021
University of Bern, University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona - Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB)
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‘Hold that Ghost’: Using Notches to Identify Manipulation of Population-Based Grants

IEB Working Paper N. 2015/39
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Dirk Foremny, Jordi Jofre-Monseny and Albert Sole-Olle
University of Barcelona (Department of Economics), University of Barcelona - Department of Political Economics and University of Barcelona
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Intergovernmental transfers, notches, bunching, enforcement

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Betrayed by the Elites: How Corruption Amplifies the Political Effects of Recessions

IEB Working Paper N. 2020/02
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Oct 2020
Carlos Sanz, Albert Sole-Olle and Pilar Sorribas-Navarro
Banco de España, University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona - Faculty of Economic Science and Business Studies
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Accountability, Corruption, Political Fragmentation, Economic Crisis

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'Hold that Ghost': Using Notches to Identify Manipulation of Population-Based Grants

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5578
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Nov 2015
Dirk Foremny, Jordi Jofre‐Monseny and Albert Sole-Olle
University of Barcelona (Department of Economics), University of Barcelona - Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB) and University of Barcelona
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intergovernmental transfers, notches, bunching, enforcement

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Inter-Regional Redistribution Through Infrastructure Investment: Tactical or Programmatic?

XREAP 2009-13
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 May 2011
Albert Sole-Olle
University of Barcelona
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Infrastructures, Political Economy, Redistribution