Local municipality productive efficiency and its determinants in South Africa

Abstract: The potential determinants of efficiency gaps among 231 local municipalities in South Africa are investigated. It is shown that 3 categories of municipalities could have achieved the same level of services with 16 to 80% fewer resources. Fiscal autonomy and skilled top management were key factors.

Author(s): Monkam, Nara F.

Source(s): , Department of economics working paper series; 2011-20 44 p., ill., graphs, tabs Department of economics working paper series 2011-20 draft

Published: 2011 University of Pretoria. Department of economics, Pretoria (English

ISBN/ISSN: /

Link: http://web.up.ac.za/sitefiles/file/40/677/WP_2011_20.pdf

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