Why Not Fully Spend a Conditional Block Grant?

Why Not Fully Spend a Conditional Block Grant?

Riemer Faber
Antitrust & Competition

International Tax and Public Finance has published a paper by Riemer Faber and Pierre Koning in which they develop a methodology to estimate the indirect costs of spending a conditional block grant. They estimate that Dutch municipalities have to add about 90 cents from their own resources to spend 1 euro of a grant for welfare-to-work programs. To read more, click here