Local Government Finance: The Challenges of the 21st Century

This book analyzes the framework of financial decentralization in one hundred and ten countries, and also in major metropolitan areas. In most of these nations, local authorities are accepting more and more responsibilities for public investment and the provision of services that are crucial for both the well being of their citizens and for economic development. The table of contents lists the following chapter headings: 1. Introduction, 2. Africa, 3. Asia-Pacific, 4. Eurasia, 5. Europe, 6. Latin America, 7. Middle East and Western Asia, 8. North America, 9. Financing Metropolitan Areas, 10. Conclusion.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Bibliography;
  • Pagination: 384p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01450069
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780857939760
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 23 2012 9:15AM