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Intergovernmental fiscal transfers principles and practices

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Intergovernmental fiscal relations,
  • Intergovernmental tax relations,
  • Revenue sharing,
  • Grants-in-aid

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Robin Boadway and Anwar Shah.
SeriesPublic sector governance and accountability series
ContributionsBoadway, Robin W., 1943-, Shah, Anwar.
LC ClassificationsHJ197 .I58 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxlii, 572 p. :
Number of Pages572
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17168799M
ISBN 100821364928
ISBN 109780821364925, 9780821364925
LC Control Number2005057765

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  Pages: Despite growing fiscal devolution, efficient and effective intergovernmental transfers – the transfer of money from central to lower levels of government – remain a vital sub-national government financing in developing countries. The intergovernmental fiscal transfer is an important tool of central government in order to correct these fiscal imbalances and reduce the disparities in local service delivery among the . Intergovernmental financial transfers as the system through which most countries achieve vertical fiscal balance, that is, ensure that the revenues and expenditures of each level of government are approximately equal. 4 Fiscal transfers to local governments are direct financial allocations from the federal government or state government to the local government. Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers Chapter I ndonesia’s decentralization is in many respects one of the great global development success sto-ries. The world’s fourth-largest country, its largest majority Muslim nation, and one of the most geographically and culturally.