Making Fiscal Decentralization Work

Author/Editor: Annalisa Fedelino
Publication Date: October 06, 2010
Summary: The question of what makes fiscal decentralization work is faced by many policymakers around the world. This book draws on both the relevant literature and policy and technical advice provided by the IMF to a wide range of member countries, and discusses the key factors that help make decentralization sustainable, efficient, and equitable from a macroeconomic perspective. It focuses on institutional reforms (in the revenue and expenditure assignments to different levels of government, the design of intergovernmental transfers, and public financial management systems) that are suited to different countries' circumstances, and their appropriate sequencing.
Series: Occasional Paper No. 271
Subject(s): Fiscal policy | Intergovernmental fiscal relations | Fiscal reforms | Cross country analysis

Publication Date: October 06, 2010
ISBN/ISSN: 9781589069855/0251-6365 Format: Paper
Stock No: S271EA Pages: 112
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