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