Suppose that it is proposed to create a single local jurisdiction and government for your entire...

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Suppose that it is proposed to create a single local jurisdiction and government for your entire metropolitan area or region, to be called Metroland. It would replace all cities and/or towns that currently provide basic local services (such as public safety, streets, and recreation services). Make the economic case for this consolidation into a metropolitan area government.

Economies of Scale:

The theory of economies of scale proposes that there is a right size for every business or government endeavor - that is, there is an optimum efficient size for each activity.

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Whether consolidating the government activities from smaller local systems to a larger system called Metroland depends on economies of scale. I live...

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