Papers of the Regional Science Association

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 163–178 | Cite as

Shifting the composition of government spending: Implications for the regional distribution of income

  • Murray L. Weidenbaum
Policy Aspects


Regional Distribution Government Spending 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Murray L. Weidenbaum
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  1. 1.Washington UniversitySt. Louis

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