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Financing Governmental Decentralization

The Case Of Bangladesh, 1st Edition

By Larry Schroeder


230 pages

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 One policy goal of many developing countries is to decentralize public sector decision making so as to "bring it closer to the people." While discussions of decentralization commonly focus on how such policies can improve the effectiveness of resource allocation decisions, the issues of from where and how these resources are to become available ar

Table of Contents

Preface -- Governmental Decentralization in Bangladesh -- Local Government Structure -- Intergovernmental Grants -- The Immovable Property Transfer Tax -- The Land Development Tax -- The Holdings Tax -- Business Taxes and Fees -- Voluntarism -- Strengthening Local Governments in Bangladesh

About the Author

Elinor Ostrom is Arthur F. Bentley Professor of Political Science at Indiana University and codirector of the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis there. Larry Schroeder is professor of public administration and economics at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. Susan Wynne is a research associate at the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis.

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