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Fiscal Federalism 2014

Making Decentralisation Work

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.

Published on December 02, 2013


Executive summary
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
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