Simon Lapointe
Publications 1
The Finnish regional government reform currently under consideration will create a new tier of regional county governments, which will be responsible mainly for the provision of health and social care services. On the revenue side, counties will be financed mostly through grants from the central government and out-of-pocket payments (i.e. client fees). The funding model of the counties raises a number of questions from the point of view of the fiscal federalism literature. One important question...