Fiscal Evasion in State Budgeting

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Eileen Norcross

George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Date Written: July 2010


This paper establishes a basic definitional framework that can be used to assess long-running fiscal practices in the states against a standard of fiscal prudence. The aim is to further refine this framework to capture the drivers of the states’ long-running fiscal problems and to offer recommendations for reform.

Keywords: state budgets, government accounting, debt, pensions

JEL Classification: H2, H7

Suggested Citation

Norcross, Eileen, Fiscal Evasion in State Budgeting (July 2010). Mercatus Working Paper, No. 10-39, Available at SSRN: or

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