English local government finance in transition: towards the ‘marketization of income’

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Abstract

This study examines the impact of English local government finance reform after the 2008 Financial Crisis. It uses advances in case-based methods, combined into Dynamic Pattern Synthesis, to explore changes. Reductions in central government financing threaten the continuation of local services. The results show significant political and management differences as local authorities adapt to manage their survival. Disadvantaged areas are worse affected and to deliver local services are increasingly dependent on ‘market innovations’ to secure income. Previous research has explained the marketization of supply, this new research explores the turn to the ‘marketization of income’.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-34
JournalPublic Management Review
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Apr 2020

Bibliographical note

This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Public Management Review on 6/4/2020, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/14719037.2020.1743343

Keywords

  • Local government
  • dynamic pattern synthesis
  • financial reform
  • marketization

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