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Economic Decentralization and Public Management Reform

Economic Decentralization and Public Management Reform

by Maureen Mackintosh, Rathin Roy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781858989952
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Series: New Horizons in Public Policy Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of figuresvii
List of tablesviii
List of contributorsx
1.Introduction: economic decentralization, issues of theory and policy1
Part IDecentralization: Public Management Issues
2.Economic theories of decentralization: towards an alternative political economy approach27
3.Public-private partnerships: implications for public expenditure management48
4.The multilateral institutions and budget accountability in Jamaica78
5.Public expenditure reform without policy change: infrastructure investment and health care provision under fiscal squeeze in Kerala106
6.Aid, financial decentralization and accumulation under economic reforms: theoretical reflections on the Tanzanian experience122
Part IIPolicy and Regulation in Privatizing Systems
7.Informal regulation: a conceptual framework and application to decentralized mixed health care systems149
8.Charging for health care in Tanzania: official pricing in a liberalized environment176
9.The water industry in England and Wales: the problems of public interest regulation202
10.Management control, ownership and development: illustrations from a privatized Bangladeshi enterprise231

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