Benny Geys

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Pleinlaan 2

http://www.vub.ac.be/

Brussels, 1050

Belgium

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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Local Governments in the Wake of Demographic Change: Efficiency and Economies of Scale in German Municipalities

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 07-036
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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Demographic change, Efficiency, Local government performance, Stochastic frontier analysis, Economies of scale, Cost elasticity, German municipalities

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Patriotism, Taxation and International Mobility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4120
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Apr 2009
Salmai Qari, Kai A. Konrad and Benny Geys
Berlin Centre for Empirical Economics (BCEE), Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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patriotism, international mobility, taxation, redistribution, fiscal competition

Patriotism, Taxation and International Mobility

WZB Markets and Politics Working Paper No. SP II 2009-03
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Aug 2010
Salmai Qari, Kai A. Konrad and Benny Geys
Berlin Centre for Empirical Economics (BCEE), Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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patriotism, international mobility, taxation, redistribution, fiscal competition

Patriotism, Taxation and International Mobility

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7216
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Kai A. Konrad, Salmai Qari and Benny Geys
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Berlin Centre for Empirical Economics (BCEE) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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fiscal competition, international mobility, patriotism, redistribution, taxation

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Towards an Empirical Characterization of 'Bridging' and 'Bonding' Social Capital

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jul 2007
Hilde Coffé and Benny Geys
Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Social capital, bridging and bonding, voluntary associations, membership heterogeneity, Flemish municipalities

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Federalism and Optimal Allocation Across Levels of Governance

WZB Markets and Politics Working Paper No. SP II 2010-09
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Kai A. Konrad and Benny Geys
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Föderalismus, multi-level governance, decentralisation, intergovernmental relations

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Voter Involvement, Fiscal Autonomy and Public Sector Efficiency: Evidence from German Municipalities

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-024
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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Civic engagement, Local government, Efficiency, Stochastic frontier analysis, German municipalities, Social capital, Fiscal autonomy

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Government Weakness and Electoral Cycles in Local Public Debt: Evidence from Flemish Municipalities

WZB-Markets and Politics Working Paper No. SP II 2006-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
Benny Geys
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Political Budget Cycles, local public debt, political fragmentation, elections, municipalities

Wars, Presidents and Popularity: The Political Cost(s) of War Re-Examined

Social Science Research Center Working Paper No. SP II 2009-11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Jan 2010
Benny Geys
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Presidential approval, War, Casualties, Military spending

Wars, Presidents, and Popularity: The Political Cost(s) of War Re-Examined

Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol. 74, Issue 2, pp. 357-374, 2010
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Benny Geys
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Looking Across Borders: A Test of Spatial Policy Interdependence Using Local Government Efficiency Ratings

WZB Markets and Politics Discussion Paper No. SP II 2006-03
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Mar 2006
Benny Geys
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Government efficiency, Flemish municipalities, local government, spatial interdependence

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Decentralization, Competition and the Local Tax Mix: Evidence from Flanders

U. of Torino Department of Economics Research Paper No. 2/2009-GE
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Federico Revelli and Benny Geys
University of Turin and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Tax mix, Local government, Flemish municipalities, Decentralisation

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The Political Economy of Efficient Public Good Provision: Evidence from Flemish Libraries Using a Generalised Conditional Efficiency Framework

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
K. De Witte and Benny Geys
University of Leuven (KUL) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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nonparametric estimation, conditional efficiency, political economy, public good provision, libraries

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Measuring the Bridging Nature of Voluntary Organizations: The Importance of Association Size

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Jan 2008
Hilde Coffé and Benny Geys
Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Bridging and bonding, Social capital, Voluntary associations

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Trade Integration and Business Tax Differentials: Theory and Evidence from OECD Countries

Gate Working Paper No. 1123
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Oct 2011
Benny Geys and Nelly Exbrayat
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE)
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tax competition, trade integration, new economic geography, tax differentials

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Disentangling the Effects of Political Fragmentation on Voter Turnout: The Flemish Municipal Elections

WZB-Markets and Politics Working Paper No. SP II 2006-07
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
Benny Geys and Bruno Heyndels
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Voter turnout, political fragmentation, local elections

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Religious Heterogeneity and Fiscal Policy: Evidence from German Reunification

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1266
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Mar 2013
Ronny Freier, Benny Geys and Joshua Holm
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Independent
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local identity, fiscal policy, redistribution, German reunification, diff-in-diff estimation

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The Impact of 'Central Places' on Spatial Spending Patterns: Evidence from Flemish Local Government Cultural Expenditures

Journal of Cultural Economics, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Jan 2010
Kristien Werck, Bruno Heyndels and Benny Geys
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Central places, Cultural policy, Flemish municipalities, local government expenditures, spatial interdependence, asymmetric response

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Politicians' Opinions on Rivals in the Competition for Firms: An Empirical Analysis of Reference Points Near a Border

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 11-020
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Mar 2011
Benny Geys and Steffen Osterloh
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Center for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Government interaction, competition, border effects, policy interdependence