Evolving Intergovernmental Relations for Effective Development in the Context of Regionalization

Evolving Intergovernmental Relations for Effective Development in the Context of Regionalization

by Claugia Pamfil

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789639419568
Publisher: Central European University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2003
Series: Lgi Fellowship Studies Ser.
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 6.48(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.26(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword5
Introduction9
Development9
Globalization10
Regionalization10
Urbanization11
Toward a Correlated Strategy11
1.Effective Development12
Development Assessment12
Human Development14
Environmental Degradation14
Income Inequality and Volatility14
External Factors15
Principles of Effective Development15
Development Priorities17
Human Capital18
Natural Capital19
Dealing with Globalization19
Improving Governance and Controlling Corruption20
Conclusions--Focus on Quality21
Key Points22
2.Regionalization23
The Aims of Regionalization23
Forms of Regionalization27
Regional Decentralization27
Political Regionalization (Institutional Regionalism)29
Regionalization without Creating a Regional Level30
Federal States and Regionalization33
Obstacles to Regionalization35
The Consequences of Regionalization--Intergovernmental Relations40
Key Points51
3.Planning for Effective Development53
General Methodological Approaches for Development Strategies54
Strategic Participatory Planning56
Planning a Chaordic System57
Testing the Strategy59
Anticipation and Flexibility60
Maintaining Adaptibility to Change61
Implications for Policy Development63
Key Points64
4.Functions and Roles in Economic Development65
Regulatory Function65
The Stabilization Function70
The Distribution Function71
The Main Roles of Economic Development Actors72
National Government72
Local Governments73
Economic Development Organizations75
Partnership Networks79
Key Points81
5.Intergovernmental Relations' Impact on Development81
Centralized Control and Its Regional Impact83
Decentralization of Fiscal Policy84
Intergovernmental Relations Regarding Revenues87
Intergovernmental Relations Regarding Expenditures88
Intergovernmental Transfers89
Sub-National Borrowing93
Impact on Regional Financing95
Redistribution Effects on Individual Economic Segment97
Key Points101
References and Bibliography101
Index105
Biography107

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