Global Perspectives on the Obstacles to Fiscal Devolution
Edited by Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and François Vaillancourt
This insightful study examines the decentralization experiences from 15 countries in different regions of the world. All of these countries have actively attempted to decentralize, or continue to do so, and have faced obstacles serious enough to either derail or significantly delay their decentralization objectives.
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- Decentralization in Developing Countries Global Perspectives on the Obstacles to Fiscal Devolution
- Series Listing
- Chapter 1: An Overview of the Main Obstacles to Decentralization
- Chapter 2: Conceptual Problems in the Assignment of Functions in SEE: The Case of Albania
- Chapter 3: Decentralization in the Post-Conflict African Environment: Sierra Leone and Southern Sudan
- Chapter 4: Challenge to Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in Pakistan: The Revenue Assignment Dimension
- Chapter 5: Constraints to Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Peru
- Chapter 6: Reining in Provincial Fiscal ‘Owners’: Decentralization in Lao PDR
- Chapter 7: Decentralization in Bangladesh: Change has been Elusive
- Chapter 8: The Political-Economy of Decentralization in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
- Chapter 9: Decentralization in Burkina Faso: The Slow March Towards Devolution
- Chapter 10: Decentralization in Cambodia: Consolidating Central Power or Building Accountability from Below?
- Chapter 11: Decentralization in Madagascar: A String of Unfinished Races
- Chapter 12: Decentralizing Egypt: Not Just Another Economic Reform
- Chapter 13: Obstacles to Decentralization in Ethiopia: Political Controls versus Discretion and Accountability
- Chapter 14: Tanzania’s Fiscal Arrangements: Obstacles to Fiscal Decentralization or Structures of Union-Preserving Federalism?
- Chapter 15: The Difficult Road to Local Autonomy in Yemen: Decentralization Reforms between Political Rationale and Bureaucratic Resistances in a Multi-party Democracy of the Arabian Peninsula
- Chapter 16: Sharing Petroleum Resources in Iraq: Obstacle or Foundation to Decentralization
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