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Policies for strenghthening local government in developing countries

by Glynn Cochrane

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Local government -- Developing countries.,
    • Intergovernmental fiscal relations -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 53-57.

      StatementGlynn Cochrane.
      SeriesWorld Bank staff working papers ;, no. 582., Management and development series ;, no. 9, World Bank staff working paper ;, no. 582., World Bank staff working paper., no. 9.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS78 .C59 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination57 p. ;
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3172449M
      ISBN 10082130240X
      LC Control Number83014687

        Future Development Why developing countries get stuck with weak institutions and how foreign actors can help Bradley Parks, Mark Buntaine, and Benjamin Buch Wednesday, J   Mehdi Shafaeddin. The recent global economic crisis has renewed interest in the debate over the role of the government in economic activities, in developed countries as well as developing countries. Rich countries had to stimulate their economies by injecting enormous amount of cash to deal with the financial crisis caused by the unregulated market and the activities of financial institutions.

      Even if developing countries increase their own budget funds for education significantly, UNESCO calculations suggest that there will be an annual funding gap of 39 billion US dollars for achieving the education goals of the Agenda. The poorest countries in particular are therefore dependent on external support, first and foremost in the. Box 7. How Foreign Aid Affects Public Management in Poor Countries: PIUs, Salary Supplements, and other Distortionary Practices 20 Box 8. Decentralization: A Key Element of The Public Sector Strategy 24 Box 9. An Integrated Approach to Helping Countries Combat Corruption 26 Box Realizing the Potential of E-Government 28 Box

        We conclude that due to the contextual realities of the study countries, there is need for greater focus on policy implementation than on developing additional policies. Government institutions should play a central role in all stages of the policy process, and should ensure implementation of defined policies.   Local Governance in Developing Countries book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. offering a comprehensive view of local government organization and finance in the developing world. The experiences of ten developing/transition economies are reviewed to draw lessons of general interest in strengthening responsive.


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Policies for strenghthening local government in developing countries by Glynn Cochrane Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cochrane, Glynn. Policies for strenghthening local government in developing countries. Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: World. The experiences of ten developing and transition economies in local government organization and finance are reviewed to draw lessons of general interest in strengthening responsive, fair.

Policies for strengthening local government in developing countries (English) Abstract. Government performance in the pursuit of development objectives is influenced by all the levels of government, and effective public sector management depends on the ability of the central government to harness the resources of lower levels of government Cited by: 3.

Cochrane, Glynn. Policies for Strengthening Local Government in Developing Countries. World Bank Staff Working Paper no. Gordon, David. Development Finance Companies, State and Privately Owned: A Review.

World Bank Staff Working Paper no. Gould, David J., and Jose A. Amaro-Reyes. The Effects of Corruption on Administrative. Sensitive to the wide range of factors that affect an economy's strength and stability, the authors identify the problems that have long frustrated growth in many parts of the developing world while suggesting new strategies and policies to help improve standards of living.

Strengthening Local Governance in Developing Countries: Partnership as an Alternative Approach. this paper intends to analyse the prospects for partnership based local governance in the developing countries.

We argue that there is no alternative to building partnerships at the local government level between the state, private and civil. Local government refers to specific institutions or entities created by national constitutions (Brazil, Denmark, France, India, Italy, Japan, Sweden), by state constitutions (Australia, the United States), by ordinary legislation of a higher level of central government (New Zealand, the United Kingdom, most countries), by provincial or state.

This report – an outcome of an expert group meeting held on the challenge of local government financing in developing countries – documents both the challenges and solutions related to the ability of local governments to mobilize revenues from local resources.

The report also identifies successful governance mechanisms for efficient. Tags: China, developed countries, Developing Countries, Doha, Economy, labour, macroeconomics, negotiations, policy, protectionism, trade, United Nations, United States, WTO Pascal Petit He teaches economics at the University of Paris 13 and has produced a number of books and a great many articles on economic growth, productivity, technological.

THE ROLE AND PURPOSE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT government forms the basic framework where in local public policy is determined and implemented. Therefore attention will be directed to the The range of urban services provided by local authorities in developing countries, more particularly in Africa, are, inter alia, parks, street.

while confining the term ‚government™ to only those with overall political responsibility for setting policy and making key appointments to the public service. In many countries they would be referred to as cabinet ministers.

They are responsible for the executive. As mentioned earlier, the ratio of tax to GDP in poor countries is only about half of what it is in the developed world.

Developing countries typically have a narrow tax base, with a relatively small part of the population subject to personal income tax. Tax reform needs to be promoted to widen the tax base and bring a larger part of the.

Over the past three decades the developing world has seen increasing devolution of political and economic power to local governments. Decentralization is considered an important element of participatory democracy and, along with privatization and deregulation, represents a substantial reduction in the authority of national governments over economic policy.

mental policy, programme or project. Secondly, local government is ‘closest to the people’.This oft-used phrase has several aspects.

For one thing, municipal offices are often simply geographically closer to residents than other levels of government and, especially for poor people, such offices are. The book assesses capacity for health systems research in developing countries, identifying project funding and skill levels, among other indicators.

Capacity strengthening strategies are then proposed as an integral part of health system development. This demands an innovative and comprehensive re-thinking about how health systems research. sustainable housing for sust ainable cities: a policy framework for developing countries Source: UN-Habitat.

URBAN SLUM POPULATION IN DEVELOPING REGIONS IN. Land Policy Studies and Training workshop held in Taipei, Taiwan Province of the Republic of China. The author is grateful to receive access to study the adoption and assimilation of e-Government services in the Seoul Metropolitan Government and, the local government.

Many fragile states suffer from incoherent legal systems. Whereas in developed countries, one single system exists and is effectively enforced, in fragile states multiple systems work side-by-side, each weakly enforced, and often operating in contradiction with each ng a unified and robust system of law is one of the biggest challenges these countries face.

94 Other measures concerning developing countries in the WTO agreements include: • extra timefor developing countries to fulfil their commitments (in many of the WTO agreements) • provisions designed to increase developing countries’ trading opportunities through greater market access (e.g.

in textiles, services, technical barriers to trade). powerful ways to fight corruption, the ability to stimulate the emergence of local e-cultures, and the strengthening of democracy. These are among the reasons why e-government, after spreading through developed market economies, has now become a priority in an increasing number of developing countries.

Around the world, significant resources. central government’s power, whereas in many situations in developing countries, the poor and the minorities, oppressed by the local power groups, may be looking to the central state for protection and relief.

Stepan (forthcoming) has made a useful distinction between .A vicious cycle occurs: the less growth, the less taxation. Then, in this case government could be seen as ‘too small’ in developing countries.

On a supporting note, studies have indeed showed that the public sector tends to be bigger in developed countries than developing ones (Alesina ).Key Terms in this Chapter. Developing Countries: A broad range of countries that generally lack a high degree of industrialization, infrastructure, and other capital investment, sophisticated technology, widespread literacy, and advanced living standards among their populations as a whole.

Performance Management: Is one of the IT governance focus areas that tracks and monitors strategy.