Beyond the Center: Decentralizing the State

Burki, Shahid Javed

Beyond the Center: Decentralizing the State - 1. Ed. - Washington, D.C. : The World Bank 1999, July - ix, 105 pp. - World Bank Latin American and Caribbean Studies Viewpoints .

from the Table of Contents: Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Prologue: Matching Authority and Accountability; Decentralization: Politics in Command; Getting the Rules Right: A Framework for Subnational Government; Addressing the Macroeconomic Threat: The Quest for Hard Budget Constraints; Empowering Municipalities or Schools? The Decentralization of Education; Empowering Mayors, Hospital Directors, or Patients? The Decentralization of Health Care; Decentralizing Roads: Matching Accountability, Resources, and Technical Expertise;


Decentralization in government
Intergovernmental cooperation
Political participation
Intergovernmental fiscal relations

352 General considerations of public administration

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