commission on fiscal imbalance 合集

Bverfg 1999 2 bvf 298 of november 11 1999 nos 1 347

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Unformatted text preview: German federalism and the reluctance to change rules that would seem to dismantle interregional solidarity, this latter option is likely to be chosen. Given this prospect, however, it is questionably whether the German governments will be in a position to compete with other nations and regions in a globalizing world. Excessive solidarity at the expense of regional diversity and freedom to act could jeopardize their ability to meet the challenges imposed onto them by the new economy. To the extent that regional public decision making is decisive for economic development and growth, this could inflict upon the national economy and welfare of the whole nation. 32 52 This corresponds to the actual situation in Germany which the Constitutional Court has expressly sanctioned. Also in Canada new tax bases are added regularly to the equalization formula as they become used by the provinces (the last examples being videolotteries and casino revenues). Commission on Fiscal Imbalance REFERENCES Bundesministerium der Finanzen (1999), Bund-Länder Finanzbeziehungen auf der Grundlage der geltenden Finanzverfassungsordnung, BMF-Dokumentation 5/99 (April), Bonn. BverfG (1999), 2 BvF 2/98 of November 11, 1999, Nos. 1 – 347. Ebert, Werner, and Steffen Meyer (1999), „Die Anreizwirkungen des Finanzausgleichs“, Wirtschaftsdienst, 80. Jg., 1999/II, p. 108. Huber, Bernd, and K. Lichtblau (1997), „Systemschwächen des Finanzausgleichs – eine Reformskizze“, Wirtschaftsdienst, 78. Jg., pp. 142-147. Kronberger Kreis (2000). Juergen B. Donges, Johann Eekhoff, Martin Hellwig, Wernhard Möschel, Manfred J. M. Neumann, and Olaf Sievert, Die föderative Ordnung in Not: Zur Reform des Finanzausgleichs, Frankfurter Institut, Schriftenreihe Band 36, Bad Homburg. Peffekoven, Rolf (1994), „Reform des Finanzausgleichs – eine vertane Chance“, Finanzarchiv N.F., Bd. 51, pp. 281-311. Renzsch, Wolfgang (1999), „’Finanzreform 2005’ – Möglichkeiten und Grenzen“, Wirtschaftsdienst, 80. Jg., pp. 156-163. Rosenfeld, Martin T.W. (1999), „Mehr Eigenverantwortung durch Entflechtung?“, in Christoph Hüttig und Frank Nägele, Verflochten und verschuldet: Zum (finanz-)politischen Reformbedarf des deutschen Föderalismus in Europa, Loccum (Loccumer Protokolle 60/98). Rye, C. Richard, and Bob Searle (1997), „The Fiscal Transfer System in Australia“, in Ehtisham Ahmad (ed.), Financing Decentralized Expenditures, Cheltenham/Brookfield (Edward Elgar), pp. 144-183. Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung (1992), Für Wachstumsorientierung – Gegen lähmenden Verteilungsstreit, Jahresgutachten 1992/93, Stuttgart, Nos. 363f. Scharpf, Fritz W., Bernd Reissert, and Fritz Schnabel (1976), Politikverflechtung: Theorie und Empirie des kooperativen Föderalismus in der Bundesrepublik, Kronberg. Spahn, Paul Bernd, and Anwar Shah (1995), ”Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in Australia”, in Jayanta Roy (ed.), Macroeconomic Management and Fis...
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