Fiscal Decentralization and Governance

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleFiscal Decentralization and Governance Author(S)Yener Altunbas (Author)
Abstract  The literature on the economics of fiscal decentralization stresses the potential for both positive and negative effects on governance in a country. Using a data set comprising sixty-four developed and developing economies and several different measures of fiscal decentralization, the authors find that countries in which a larger share of fiscal revenues and expenditures are located at the level of subnational governments appear to be less corrupt. ...Paginationp 66-85
SubjectEconomicsDescriptorsFinance, Public
Journal TitlePublic Finance Review  
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