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Local government finance : the challenges of the 21st century : second global report on decentralization and local democracy : GOLD II 2010

Author: United Cities and Local Governments.
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, [2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book analyzes the architecture of fiscal decentralization in one hundred and ten countries as well as in major metropolitan areas. In the majority of these countries, local authorities are taking on more and more responsibilities for public investment and the provision of services that are essential for both economic development and the well being of their citizens. If increasing fiscal decentralization has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: United Cities and Local Governments.
ISBN: 9780857939760 0857939769
OCLC Number: 769468047
Description: 374 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Africa --
Asia-Pacific --
Eurasia --
Europe --
Latin America --
Middle East and Western Asia --
North America --
Financing metropolitan areas.
Other Titles: Second global report on decentralization and local democracy :
Responsibility: United Cities and Local Governments.

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This book, compiled from the 2nd Global Report of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) on Decentralization and Local Democracy, analyzes the architecture of fiscal decentralization in one  Read more...

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