Rethinking Decentralization in Developing Countries

Rethinking Decentralization in Developing Countries

by Jennie I. Litvack, Richard M. Bird, Richard Miller Bird, Junaid Ahmad
     
 

Political pressure drives the majority of decentralization efforts in developing countries. Regardless of its origins, decentralization can have significant repercussions for resource mobilization and allocation, and ultimately macroeconomic stability, service delivery, and equity. This volume describes the complexity of the decentralization process, presents the

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Political pressure drives the majority of decentralization efforts in developing countries. Regardless of its origins, decentralization can have significant repercussions for resource mobilization and allocation, and ultimately macroeconomic stability, service delivery, and equity. This volume describes the complexity of the decentralization process, presents the lessons learned about the design of decentralization, and draws implications from this analysis for future research agendas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821343500
Publisher:
World Bank Publications
Publication date:
10/01/1998
Series:
Sector Studies Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

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