International publications

Van Ommeren, B.J.F., Allers, M.A., Vellekoop, M.H. (2017), Choosing the optimal moment to arrange a loan, University of Groningen, SOM research paper 17007-EEF

 

Veenstra, J., Van Ommeren, B.J.F. (2017), Bailout Clauses and the Price of Credit: The Dutch Experience for Housing Corporations (+ Online Appendix), De Economist, DOI 10.1007/s10645-017-9299-2

 

Geertsema, J.B. (2017), The economic effects of municipal amalgamation and intermunicipal cooperation, Dissertation, University of Groningen, ISBN:978-90-367-9432-9

 

Veenstra, J. (2016), Studies on Dutch Housing Corporations, Dissertation, University of Groningen, ISBN:978-90-367-9095-6

 

Veenstra, J., Koolma, H.M., Allers, M.A. (2016), Scale, mergers and efficiency: the case of Dutch housing corporations, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, DOI 10.1007/s10901-016-9515-4

 

Allers, M.A., Geertsema, J.B. (2016), The effects of local government amalgamation on public spending, taxation, and service levels: evidence from 15 years of municipal consolidation, Journal of Regional Science, 56, 659-682

 

Allers, M.A., Vermeulen, W. (2016), Capitalization of equalizing grants and the flypaper effect, Regional Science and Urban Economics (2016), 58, 115-129

 

Allers, M.A., van Ommeren, B. (2016), Intermunicipal cooperation, municipal amalgamation and the price of credit, Local Government Studies, 42, 717-738

 

Allers, M.A. (2015), The Dutch local government bailout puzzle, Public Administration, 93, 451–470

 

Allers, M.A. (2015), Are we getting value for money? Improving the transparency of subnational government performance. In J. Kim, J. Lotz, & N. J. Mau (Eds.), Interaction between local expenditure responsibilities and local tax policy. (pp. 95-116), Copenhagen

 

Allers M.A., van Ommeren, B., Geertsema, J.B. (2015), Does intermunicipal cooperation create inefficiency? A comparison of interest rates paid by intermunicipal organizations, amalgamated municipalities and not recently amalgamated municipalities, University of Groningen, SOM research paper 15003-EEF

 

Allers M.A. & Vermeulen W. (2014), Fiscal equalization, capitalization and the flypaper effect, SOM Research Paper 14023-EEF, University of Groningen


Allers M.A. & Geertsema J.B. (2014), The effects of local government amalgamation on public spending and service levels. Evidence from 15 years of municipal boundary reform, SOM Research Paper 14019-EEF, University of Groningen

Toolsema L.A. & Allers M.A. (2014), Welfare financing: Grant allocation and efficiency, De Economist

Allers M.A. (2013), Decentralization with national standards. The case of the Netherlands, in: J. Kim, J. Lotz and N. Jørgen Mau (Eds.), Balance between decentralization and merit, The Korea Institute of Public Finance and the Danish Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Interior.


Allers M.A. & Merkus E. (2013), Soft budget constraint but no moral hazard? The Dutch local government bailout puzzle, SOM Research Paper 13014-EEF, University of Groningen

Allers M.A. & Vermeulen W. (2013), Fiscal equalization and capitalization: Evidence from a policy reform, CPB Discussion Paper 245


Toolsema L.A. & Allers M.A. (2012), Welfare financing: Grant allocation and efficiency, SOM Research Paper 12004-EEF, University of Groningen


Allers M.A. (2012), Yardstick competition, fiscal disparities, and equalization, Economics Letters, 117, 4-6


Allers M.A. & Ishemoi L.J. (2011), Do formulas reduce political influence on intergovernmental grants? Evidence from Tanzania, Journal of Development Studies, 47, 1781-1797


Allers M.A. (2011), Les depenses des collectivités locales aux Pays Bas, dans: Marcou M.G. & Wollmann M.H. (ed.), Droit et Gestion des Collectivités territoriales. L'enjeu de la dépense locale, Paris: Editions du Moniteur, 211-221


Allers M.A. & Ishemoi L.J. (2011), Equalising sub-national governments' spending needs in a developing country: The case of Tanzania, Environment and Planning C, 29, 487-501


Allers M.A. & Elhorst J.P. (2011), A simultaneous equations model of fiscal policy interactions, Journal of Regional Science, 51, 271-291


Allers M.A. & Ishemoi L.J. (2010), Fiscal capacity equalisation in Tanzania, Local Government Studies, 36, 697-713


Allers M.A. & Hoeben C. (2010), Effects of unit-based garbage pricing: a differences-in-differences approach, Environmental and Resource Economics, 45, 405-428


Allers M.A. & Kooreman P. (2009), More evidence of the effects of voting technology on election outcomes, Public Choice, 139, 159-170


Allers M.A. & Elhorst J.P. (2005), Tax mimicking and yardstick competition among local governments in the Netherlands, International Tax and Public Finance, 12, 493-513


Gerritsen E. (2005), Why do public bodies need equity and how much do they need?, paper presented at CIMA/BAA NPS Seminar, October 27-28th, Edinburgh


Allers M.A., de Haan J. & Sterks C.G.M. (2001), Partisan influence on the local tax burden in the Netherlands, Public Choice, 106, 351-363


Linderhof V., Kooreman P., Allers M.A. & Wiersma D. (2001), Weight-based pricing in the collection of household waste; the Oostzaan case, Resource and energy Economics, 23, 359-371

 

Allers M.A., de Haan J. & de Kam C.A. (1998), Using Survey Data To Test for Ricardian Equivalence, Public Finance Review, 26, 565-582

 

Allers M.A. (1994), Administrative and compliance costs of taxation and public transfers in the Netherlands, Wolters-Noordhoff, Groningen