Maxwell School, Syracuse University

Bidding and Sorting Graphs

735/ ECN 635
 State and Local Government Finance 
Professor Yinger



Figure 1: Housing Bids as a Function of Public Service Quality

(Holding the Property Tax Rate Constant)



Figure 2: Housing Bids as a Function of the Property Tax Rate

(Holding Public Service Quality Constant)

Figure 3: Consensus Bidding and Sorting

Figure 4: The Demand for Local Public Services

Figure 5: Consensus Bidding and Sorting Net of Taxes

Figure 6: Hamilton Bidding and Sorting

Figure 7: Inefficiency Due to Heterogeneity


Trustee Professor of Public Administration and Economics