Friday, November 22 / 4:45 PM - 6:15 PM

Session 154
Public Finance in the Local Context

Chair: Jennifer Nations, University of California, San Diego

1. Citizen Dollars and Municipal Space: The Case of Portland’s River BathsNaomi Adiv, University of Toronto.

2. The Evolution of Local Public Finance without Fiscal Equalization: Evidence from Local Government Historical Statistics in Japan from 1887 to 1935Mitihito Ando, Rikkyo University; Masato Furuichi, Teikyo University; Masato Miyazaki, Saitama University.

3. "Regressive" Income Tax in Switzerland?How to Harness Tax Competitions?Yuta Kakegai, Keio University.

4. Pushing Debt on Public Schools: Rise and Fall of Capital Appreciation Bonds in Michigan, 1988-1994Joel Thurtell, Independent Scholar.

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