The Political Economy of Decentralization in Bolivia

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Robinson, James A. Publisher: Scholars at Harvard, Cambridge, MA (English) Description: The political economy of decentralization in Bolivia is discussed, including the central political groups, their interests in decentralization and the instruments used to influence the outcome. The strong demand for decentralization is explained and ways to address the political crisis… Read More

Local Governance for Poverty Reduction in Africa : AGF-V Concept Paper

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Saasa, Oliver S.; Teixeira, Alfredo; Othman Publisher: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). African Governance Forum (AGF), New York, NY Etc. (English) Description: This concept paper highlights issues in local governance, including: (1) political leadership and participation; (2) access and equity in social service delivery; (3) fiscal decentralization and financial management; and… Read More

Fiscal Decentralization : Is It Happening? : How Do We Know? : Conference Papers

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Ebel, Robert D.; Yilmaz, Serdar Publisher: Georgia State University. Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Atlanta, GA (English) Description: This paper looks at 3 policy issues: (1) decentralization is happening politically, but is it also fiscally? (2) is fiscal decentralization destabilizing growth; and (3) have any of the promised benefits of… Read More

What, Why, and Where

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Publisher: World Bank Group, Washington, DC (English) Description: The purpose of this section is to provide a broad overview of the many different types of decentralization which can be occurring across countries and even within the same country and sector. Link: Imported from id 680759 Rec 508 Lines 10433.