Decentralisation and poverty in developing countries : exploring the impact

Abstract: There is no unambiguous link between decentralization and poverty reduction, but the poverty impact of decentralization would appear to depend less on the physical country setting than on the capacity and willingness of policy makers to ensure a pro-poor devolution process.

Author(s): Jütting, Johannes

Source(s): , Working paper / OECD development centre; 236 52 p., ill., tabs Working paper / OECD development centre 236

Published: 2004 [Organisation for economic co-operation and development] (OECD), Paris (English

ISBN/ISSN: /

Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/132704628030

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