An induced innovations framework was used to develop and test a model of factors affecting county government's decisions to adopt alternative service delivery methods. Size measures of population and tax base, fiscal measures of tax revenues, the share of tax base in •agriculture and access to human capital were significantly related to county use of innovations.
This paper is published in OTTO, DM, and ME EDELMAN. "ANALYSIS OF INDUCED INSTITUTIONAL INNOVATION-ALTERNATIVES FOR PROVISION OF LOCAL-GOVERNMENT SERVICES." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS. Vol. 70. No. 5. 1110 BUCKEYE AVE, AMES, IA 50010-8063: AMER AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ASSOC, 1988.
Otto, Daniel M. and Edelman, Mark A., "Analysis of Induced Institutional Innovation Alternatives For Provision of Local Government Services" (1988). Economic Staff Paper Series. 214.