Abstract: A general approach to conducting political economy research of decentralization is outlined. It is argued that development partners can benefit from better understanding the motives of politicians and bureaucrats to support or oppose reform at various stages of the decentralization process.
Author(s): Eaton, Kent; Kaiser, Kai; Smoke, Paul
Source(s): , xix, 92 p., ill., tabs
Published: 2010 World bank, Washington, DC (English