Sample records for BUDGETS (budgets)
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Shadow budgets, fiscal illusion and municipal spending: The case of Germany

Haug, Peter

The paper investigates the existence of fiscal illusion in German municipalities with special focus on the revenues from local public enterprises. These shadow budgets tend to increase the misperception of municipal tax prices and seem to have been neglected in the literature. Therefore, an aggregat...

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Practice budgets and the patient mix of physicians - Evaluating the effects of remuneration system reforms on physician behaviour in Germany

Schmitz, Hendrik

We analyse the effect of a change in the remuneration system for physicians on the lengths of treatments of patients as measured by the number of doctor visits using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel over the period 1988- 2003. In particular, we analyse the introduction of a fixed budget for...

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Determinanten von Leistungsabbau in den Länderhaushalten Determinants of retrenchment in the budgets of the German Länder

Wohlwender, Alexander

Diese Diplomarbeit untersucht die Determinanten des Leistungsabbaus in den deutschen Bundesländern. Die Literatur der Policy-Termination unterscheidet zwei Arten, eine Policy zu beenden. Eine abrupte Beendigung ("big bang") und ein langsames Abschmelzen der öffentlichen Förderung ("long whimper"). D...

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Reforming home care provision in Germany : evidence from a social experiment

Arntz, Melanie; Thomsen, Stephan L.

In a long-run social experiment, personal budgets have been tested as an alternative to the home care programs of the German long-term care insurance (LTCI). Due to extending the coverage beyond LTCI approved services and agencies, personal budgets may improve care outcomes compared to the provision...

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Reforming Home Care Provision in Germany: Evidence from a Social Experiment

Arntz, Melanie; Thomsen, Stephan L.

In a long-run social experiment, personal budgets have been tested as an alternative to the home care programs of the German long-term care insurance (LTCI). Due to extending the coverage beyond LTCI approved services and agencies, personal budgets may improve care outcomes compared to the provision...

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Health Spending and Decentralization in Indonesia

Kruse, Ioana; Pradhan, Menno; Sparrow, Robert

Using a panel dataset of 320 Indonesian districts we examine the impact of district budgets on public health spending, utilization patters in the public and private sector, and private health spending in the four years after decentralization. We exploit the panel structure of the data and the fact t...

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Crowding out informal care? : evidence from a social experiment in Germany

Arntz, Melanie; Thomsen, Stephan L.

This paper evaluates the effects of a professionally assisted consumer-directed program (Personal Budgets) compared to the standard home care programs of the German long-term care insurance. The evaluation makes use of a long-run social experiment at seven different sites with a random assignment in...

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Crowding out Informal Care? Evidence from a Social Experiment in Germany

Arntz, Melanie; Thomsen, Stephan L.

This paper evaluates the effects of a professionally assisted consumer-directed program (Personal Budgets) compared to the standard home care programs of the German long-term care insurance. The evaluation makes use of a long-run social experiment at seven different sites with a random assignment in...

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Ist die Finanzpolitik der Bundesländer nachhaltig?

Rosenschon, Astrid

Eine nachhaltige Finanzpolitik kann man nur Bayern und Sachsen bescheinigen. Den übrigen Bundesländern gelingt es nicht, ihre Schulden im Verhältnis zum Bruttoinlandsprodukt zu stabilisieren oder zurückzufahren. Größter Haushaltssünder ist Berlin mit einer Nachhaltigkeitslücke von 6,38 Prozent des B...

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Investeringar i kommunal infrastruktur: Förutsättningar för en målfokuserad investeringsverksamhet

Fjertorp, Jonas

Capital assets in local infrastructure constitute an overbearing concern for society, with the generation of benefits for the population being its prime purpose. Nevertheless, the conditions for the capital investment activities within local governments are diffuse. Which different kinds of investme...

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Der Kampf um die Finanzierung der deutschen Einheit

Czada, Roland

Die Finanzierung der deutschen Einheit und die marktwirtschaftliche Transformation der sozialistischen Planökonomie der DDR belastete in besonderem Maß die öffentlichen Haushalte der Bundesrepublik. Konflikte gab es um den Finanzierungsbeitrag der Sozialversicherungen, um die Staatsverschuldung und ...

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