Benny Geys

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Pleinlaan 2

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

Brussels, 1050

Belgium

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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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
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), 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
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), 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, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) 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 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

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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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

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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 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

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

Economics & Politics, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 367-387, November 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Oct 2006
Benny Geys and Bruno Heyndels
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Fiscal Fairness as a Political Argument

Kyklos, Vol. 70, Issue 4, pp. 622-640, 2017
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Oct 2017
Bram Mahieu, Benny Geys and Bruno Heyndels
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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