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EGALITARIAN| Empirical evidence of benefits of federal system

THAT quantitative side of me will always look for figures and values. This will even thrive in proving point

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EGALITARIAN|Assignment of powers and number of states in Federal Philippines

THE COMPLEXITY in the determination of the number of states in a Federal Philippines lies on knowing what is socially optimal.It is determining the number of powers

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EGALITARIAN| Fiscal federalism and equalization of outcomes

THE INTENTION of government intervention at the various levels of jurisdiction is to equalize the general state of welfare of the public notwithstanding geographic incidence.

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EGALITARIAN| Fiscal federalism

FISCAL federalism refers to the distribution of powers between tiers of government and the manner by which these functions are being financed. In a federal system, there are three tiers

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EGALITARIAN| Fiscal functions in federal system

THE GOVERNMENT, in general, maintains three main functions: stabilization, distribution, and allocation. Musgrave’s theory of public finance delineates the functions

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EGALITARIAN| The social cost of the free market

FEDERALISM simply means governing with due respect for autonomy. Government rightfully serves the public using fewer but functioning bureaucracies. It is a very near government.

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EGALITARIAN| Davao City Urban Transport: demand and supply analysis

JUST like many other cities in the world, traffic becomes worse if transport system isn’t planned well.

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EGALITARIAN| CTRP to ensure vibrant future

THE MAIN authors of the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP) in the Congress said their combined proposals to convert the current tax system

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EGALITARIAN| Some Details in Federalization

AGAIN, and let this be stated very clearly, the Philippine Federalism process is never a quick transformation. Spain even just started to shift from a unitary government

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EGALITARIAN| Pre-conditions for Federal Philippines

AS THE smoke of the chugging train of federalism is already evident in the horizon, it is important

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