Published on December 02, 2013
This book offers an overview on recent trends and policies in intergovernmental fiscal relations and sub-central government. Accessible chapters provide: insight into how sub-central governments are managing ongoing consolidation, as well as how fiscal decentralisation fosters economic growth and educational attainment; a balanced account of the virtues and limits of tax competition between jurisdictions; an overview of fiscal equalisation policy; and some fascinating background information about past tax and public service reforms.
|Fiscal consolidation across levels of government|
|Sub-central fiscal rules: Making fiscal policy sustainable|
|Decentralisation, economic activity and educational outcomes|
|Tax competition between sub-central governments|
|Fiscal equalisation: A key to decentralised public finances|
|Reforming fiscal relations|