Fiscal Decentralization

Reforming Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations And The Rebuilding of Indonesia

Reforming Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations And The Rebuilding of Indonesia
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing | ISBN: 1843764512 | edition 2005 | PDF | 392 pages | 2,06 mb

Indonesia is currently facing some severe challenges, both in political affairs and in economic management. One of these challenges is the recently enacted decentralization program, now well underway, which promises to have some wide-ranging consequences. This edited volume presents original papers, written by a select group of widely recognized and distinguished scholars, that take a hard, objective look at the many effects of decentralization on economic and political issues in Indonesia. There are many questions about this program: how will it be implemented, is there capacity at the local level to implement its reforms, is there sufficient local political accountability to make it work, and how will the decentralization affect the broader program of economic growth and stabilization? Topics covered include: the historical and political dimensions of decentralization, its macroeconomic effects, its effects on poverty alleviation, the assignment of expenditure and revenue functions across levels of government, the design of transfers, the role of natural resource taxation and the effects of local government borrowing. An authoritative, comprehensive collection, Reforming Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and the Rebuilding of Indonesia will be of interest to economists and policy makers as well as students of public finance, development, and Asian economics.
Decentralization on the Example of the Yemeni Water Sector: Did Decentralization from 2000 to 2009 Improve the... (repost)

Decentralization on the Example of the Yemeni Water Sector: Did Decentralization from 2000 to 2009 Improve the Urban Water Supply and Sanitation in Yemen? by Katharina Mewes
English | 2011 | ISBN: 3531178822 | PDF | 187 pages | 13,9 MB
Party Politics and Decentralization in Japan and France: When the Opposition Governs

Party Politics and Decentralization in Japan and France: When the Opposition Governs by Koichi Nakano
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0415553059 | 176 pages | PDF | 1,1 MB

Decentralization is a curious policy for a central government to pursue. If politics is essentially about the struggle for power, why would anyone want to give away the power that one struggled for and won? This book argues that it is precisely party competition in search of power that propels decentralization.

The Political Economy of Democratic Decentralization  

Posted by harrry at June 14, 2009
The Political Economy of Democratic Decentralization

The Political Economy of Democratic Decentralization
World Bank Publications | March 1, 1999 | ISBN-10: 0821344706 | 144 pages | PDF | 1 mb

Advocates of pluralist, competitive politics have regarded decentralization as a device for deepening democracy or for prying closed systems open and to give interest groups space in which to organize, compete and otherwise assert themselves. Some politicians in central governments see it as a means of delegating expensive tasks to others lower down. From a political economy perspective, this study examines the origins of the current wave of decentralizations in less-developed countries and its implications, especially its promise and limitations for rural development. It is based mainly on empirical evidence drawn from experiments with decentralization in a large number of countries. The paper is divided into six parts. Part I defines terms to show that the word "decentralization" can mean many different things. Part II examines why some political regimes have often tended not to decentralize even when all indicators support the need for it. Part III seeks to explain the tendency of many regimes during the early 1980s to decentralize. Part IV examines the encounter between decentralized institutions and how they operate within their state-society and political milieu. Part V discusses the advantages and disadvantages of decentralization. Part VI assesses the promise of decentralization for rural development.

Macroeconomic Policy: Demystifying Monetary and Fiscal Policy, 3 edition  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Nov. 21, 2016
Macroeconomic Policy: Demystifying Monetary and Fiscal Policy, 3 edition

Macroeconomic Policy: Demystifying Monetary and Fiscal Policy, 3 edition by Farrokh Langdana
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3319328522 | 318 pages | PDF | 9 MB
Policy Instruments for Sound Fiscal Policies: Fiscal Rules and Institutions (repost)

Policy Instruments for Sound Fiscal Policies: Fiscal Rules and Institutions by Joaquim Ayuso-i-Casals, Servaas Deroose, Elena Flores, Laurent Moulin
English | 2009 | ISBN: 927909310X | 400 pages | PDF | 2,6 MB
"The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration" ed. by Francine D. Blau and Christopher Mackie

"The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration" ed. by Francine D. Blau and Christopher Mackie
Committee on National Statistics; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
NAS Press | 2016 | ISBN: 030944442X 0309444454 9780309444453 9780309444422 | 509 pages | PDF | 5 MB

This volume assesses the impact of dynamic immigration processes on economic and fiscal outcomes for the United States, a major destination of world population movements. This issue will be a fundamental resource for policy makers and law makers at the federal, state, and local levels but extends to the general public, nongovernmental organizations, the business community, educational institutions, and the research community.
The Autumn of Dictatorship: Fiscal Crisis and Political Change in Egypt under Mubarak

Samer Soliman, "The Autumn of Dictatorship: Fiscal Crisis and Political Change in Egypt under Mubarak"
English | ISBN: 0804778469, 0804760004 | 2011 | 225 pages | PDF | 2 MB
Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility (Repost)

David Walker, "Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility"
English | 2010 | 272 Pages | ISBN: 0812980727 | EPUB | 2 MB

Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at July 17, 2016
Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe

Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 192 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 08:25:54 | 2016 | ISBN-10: N/A | ASIN: B01CUUEJD6 | 694 MB
Genre: History, Politics

In today's social climate of acknowledged and growing inequality, why are there not greater efforts to tax the rich? In this wide-ranging and provocative book, Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage ask when and why countries tax their wealthiest citizens - and their answers may surprise you.