Abstract: This paper considers the costs and benefits of fiscal decentralization, trends in the practice of decentralizing budgets, and the policy interventions used to strengthen the financial autonomy of local government in developing countries. Subjects include local taxation and budget constraints.
Author(s): Bahl, Roy
Source(s): Decentralization policies in Asian development, p. 1-26, ill., tabs
Published: 2009 World scientific, Singapore [etc.] (English