What factors influence the cultural expenditure of Austrian municipalities?

Kings College London reviews a publication by Michael Getzner on the cultural expenditure of Austria's municipalities

This study, opens an external URL in a new window sought to understand the factors that determine the level of local government funding for the arts. It found that increases in cultural spending by one municipality cause a small increase in the cultural spending levels of its neighbours, but that more important factors were the size, population density and overall revenue and spending plans of the specific authority in question.