Legislative Bargaining and Incremental Budgeting

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Dhammika Dharmapala;
  • Subject: Legislative bargaining; incremental budgeting, budgetary institutions
    • jel: jel:H61 | jel:D72

The notion of 'incrementalism', formulated by Aaron Wildavsky in the 1960's, has been extremely influential in the public budgeting literature. In essence, it entails the claim that legislators engaged in budgetary policymaking accept past allocations, and decide only o... View more
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