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  1. A national plan for infrastructure

    Entradas de blog
    Mayo 2008
  2. Opportunities and Risks of Fiscal Decentralization

    A Developing Country Perspective
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Roy Bahl

    Despite the overwhelming support for decentralization programs, there is little agreement among scholars and policy makers, and scant empirical evidence, as to whether the devolution of power to...

  3. Local Revenues Under Fiscal Decentralization in Developing Countries

    Linking Policy Reform, Governance, and Capacity
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Paul Smoke

    Paul Smoke examines local revenue generation under fiscal decentralization in developing countries. He finds that local capacity for generating own-source funds is rare due to a lack of attention to...

  4. Local Service Provision in Selected OECD Countries

    Do Decentralized Operations Work Better?
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Ehtisham Ahmad, Giorgio Brosio, and Vito Tanzi

    The authors survey the related literature of decentralization experiences in selected OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation...

  5. Political Structure and Exclusionary Zoning

    Are Small Suburbs the Big Problem?
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008

    In this paper, William A. Fischel argues that metropolitan areas with more fragmented and decentralized government structures are more likely to have a lower elasticity of housing supply than those...

  6. A Cross-Country Comparison of Decentralization and Environmental Protection

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Hilary Sigman

    Hilary Sigman presents a cross-country analysis of the relationships between decentralization and environmental quality. She employs four measures in her study: (1) access to improved sanitation; (2...

  7. Local Government Finances

    The Link Between Intergovernmental Transfers and Net Worth
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Luiz de Mello

    In this paper, Luiz de Mello, using panel-based aggregate local government data from 13 OECD countries, examines the causal relationship between intergovernmental transfers and subnational...

  8. Fiscal Decentralization and Income Distribution

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Cristian Sepulveda

    A major challenge of fiscal decentralization is its effects on income distribution. Theoretical discussions have questioned whether decentralization increases regional disparities when subnational...

  9. Public and Private School Competition and U.S. Fiscal Federalism

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Thomas J. Nechyba

    The traditional public school finance system under U.S. fiscal federalism has generated concern that the use of housing markets to ration resources and students to public schools may increase income...

  10. Community Associations

    Decentralizing Local Government Privately
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Robert H. Nelson

    In this paper, Robert H. Nelson describes an important change in local governance structure under the U.S. federal system. There has been a rapid increase in the number of residence-based, voluntary...

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