Decentralization and governance

Abstract: This paper uses the Bolivian experience to examine how decentralization affects governance, in particular how it might increase political competition, improve public accountability, reduce political instability, and impose incentive-compatible limits on government power, be it at a fiscal risk.

Author(s): Faguet, Jean-Paul

Source(s): , [Economic organisation and public policy discussion papers; 27 31 p. [Economic organisation and public policy discussion papers 27

Published: 2011 London school of economics and political science (LSE). Suntory and Toyota international centres for economics and related disciplines (STICERD). [Economic organisation and public policy programme] (EOPP), London (English

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Link: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/dps/eopp/eopp27.pdf

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