Interstate Distribution of Central Expenditure and Subsidies
Publication dateAug, 2009
DetailsReport submitted to the Thirteenth Finance Commission
AuthorsPinaki Chakraborty, Anit N. Mukherjee, H. K. Amar Nath
This study examined the regional distribution of central government expenditure taking states as units of distribution to understand whether central expenditure is fiscally equalising. The study also examined whether progressive distribution of resources recommended by successive Finance Commissions have been offset by other forms of transfer and central expenditure.