Why Not Fully Spend a Conditional Block Grant?

February 21, 2017

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.

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