Problems and prospects of decentralization in developing countries

Abstract: This review presents a typology of decentralization reforms in developing countries and explores the ideological and rhetorical underpinnings. Problematic issues or controversies include: (1) the impact of decentralization on inequality; (2) macroeconomic stability; and (3) political accountability.

Author(s): Fritzen, Scott A.; Lim, Patrick W.O.

Source(s): , 9 p., ill., tabs first draft

Published: 2006 National university of Singapore (NUS), Singapore (English



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