3 edition of Fiscal Decentralization and the Mobilization and Use of National Resources for Development found in the catalog.
by United Nations Pubns
Written in English
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Revenue mobilization at sub-national levels in Sudan Odd-Helge Fjeldstad March Abstract Sudan has undertaken decentralization reforms since the early s, in a federal government system with three tiers: federal, state, and local government levels. Fiscal decentralization was fueled by . View Fiscal Decentralization Research Papers on for free.
This book draws on experiences in developing countries to bridge the gap between the conventional textbook treatment of fiscal decentralization and the actual practice of subnational government finance. The extensive literature about the theory and practice is surveyed and longstanding problems and new questions are addressed. This comprehensive volume provides uniquely diverse insights into various aspects of decentralization and development from both developed and developing countries, with special reference to Sri Lanka. For a quarter century, Sri Lanka was battered by its prolonged civil war, which ended in , but.
Fiscal Decentralization and Local Finance in Developing Countries: Development from Below (Studies in Fiscal Federalism and State-local Finance series) [Roy Bahl, Richard M. Bird] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fiscal Decentralization and Local Finance in Developing Countries: Development from Below (Studies in Fiscal Federalism and State-local . Resource mobilization is to provide a framework within which local resources, both human and material, are effectively mobilized. (Adamolekun, ) Ezeani () posits that “local government is generally seen as a veritable agent of development .
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Research output of a project on fiscal decentralization, resource mobilization and effective use of national resources for development, implemented by the ESCAP secretariat. It consists of an overview of the issues, experience and policies concerning fiscal decentralization in the ESCAP region.
PDF | The book examines the fiscal decentralization policy in Ghana and explores opportunities for generating resources locally for development.
Gomoa | Find, read and cite all the research you. Decentralization as a development planning concept is human-centered because it allows people to make their choices on what, when and how to use their resources at the local level.
Fiscal Decentralization: Constraints to Revenue-Raising by Local Government in Zimbabwe: /ch Decentralization has been adopted in a number of African countries, in part to improve the capacity of the state to mobilize “additional” resources that areCited by: 1. The specific objectives of the updated Fiscal and Financial Decentralization Policy are: (a) To develop an efficient and sustainable resource mobilization base for local communities (b) To provide the resources for a balanced and equitable local development (c) To strengthen planning and management capacity the local level using a participative.
Ultimately, the combined use of information systems, access to subnational governments’ own fiscal base, public legislation, bankruptcy laws, and market decentralization offers an institutional setting, creates an incentive to stick to a hard budget constraint at all tiers of government, and permits borrowing to be decentralized.
Decentralization of management of natural resources is often promoted as a means to encourage better and more responsive NRM. Two chapters in this volume examine this strategy. One of them focuses on a study of the decentralization process in Vietnam’s uplands, while the other discusses how application of Elinor Ostrom’s ideas on.
Decentralization of the socialist state: intergovernmental finance in transition economies (English) Abstract. The objective of this book is to provide a systematic review and analysis of intergovernmental fiscal issues and policies in seven countries in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Geiser, U. and Rist, S. () Decentralization Meets Local Complexity: local struggles, state decentralization and access to natural resources in South Asia and Latin America. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, volume 4.
Bern: Geographica Bernensia. The process of rural decentralization in India was given a boost in with the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act. However, important matters such as implementation, service delivery and. This paper argues that the latter is an important issue, given that domestic resource mobilization (DRM) is being increasingly recognized as an important component of financing for development, and that some donors are beginning to pay more attention to taxation and fiscal capacity.
ADVERTISEMENTS: Role of Fiscal Policy for Mobilization of Resources in Developing Countries. In developing economies, the Government has to play a very active role in promoting economic development and fiscal policy is the instrument that the state must use.
Hence the great importance of public finance in underdeveloped countries desirous of rapid economic development. In [ ]. Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.
Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations. Fiscal decentralization may lead to allocative inefficiencies, as well as poor accountability and governance, if expenditures and revenue mobilization functions are not clearly assigned across the difference levels of government (Hommes, ; Inter-American Development Bank, ; World Bank, ; and Fukasaku and de Mello, ).
It is intended that the policy will be implemented through a series of four-year national decentralization action plans till the envisaged end of devolution is achieved. This document, the Second National Decentralization Action Plan is based on the priorities of the policy and covers the. The book examines the fiscal decentralisation policy in Ghana and explores opportunities for generating resources locally for development.
Gomoa West District, a sub-national government structure in the Central Region of Ghana, was used as the social : Prosper Bazaanah, John Victor Mensah. Local public resource mobilization in a context of Fiscal Decentralization 4 –Constraints on Fiscal Decentralization: national context The more local resource, the less central resource and more risk of ineffective macroeconomic policy.
Explores how fiscal decentralisation takes place alongside administrative decentralisation. This book considers the revenue sources available, systems of intergovernmental transfers between central and local government, and the procedures necessary to ensure that local governments use their financial resources appropriately.
China - Revenue mobilization and tax policy (English) Abstract. China's tax system differs form other countries in its income group, both in terms of level and structure. China resembles, not surprisingly, the socialist countries of Eastern Europe, where indirect and direct taxation of enterprises plays the major.
Fiscal decentralization is about how central governments empower subnational governments to service their populations and to pay for these services.
This chapter provides an introductory overview of the main arguments of the book. We discuss why fiscal decentralization is often part of a country’s development policy, as well as the risks involved in giving local and regional.
"Evaluating the Fiscal Role of Local Government in Developing Countries" in Local Government Finance in Developing Countries: The Case of Kenya.
Oxford University Press: Nairobi. 2 I use the terms LGC and LGC as interchangeable. 3 Oates, W. () "Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Development" in National Tax Journal, Vol.
A large number of developing countries have launched a new generation of fiscal decentralisation programmes that hold the potential of positive impact on fiscal legitimacy.
The road towards improved domestic resource mobilisation in developing countries may be rough and difficult but holds the potential of win-win gains. Read Discussion Paper The new book of essays co-edited by Jean-Paul Faguet and Caroline Poschl, 'Is Decentralization Good for Development', was published by Oxford University Press in September