Decentralisation is now taking place in the public administrations of most countries of the world. A critical determinant of the effective performance of local governments is finance - their ability to both mobilise financial resources and to use those resources effectively and efficiently. This book explores the variety of methods used to ensure that fiscal decentralisation takes place alongside administrative decentralisation. It considers the range of revenue sources available, the design systems of intergovernmental transfers between central and local government, and the kinds of rules and procedures necessary to ensure that local governments use their financial resources appropriately. The experiences described in this book will help local government managers, and national policy-makers charged with local government finance issues, to ensure that they follow good practice in their own programmes of local government reform.
Publisher: Commonwealth Secretariat
Number of pages: 154
Weight: 322 g
Dimensions: 240 x 156 x 11 mm
You may also be interested in...
£9.99Sheet map, flat
Please sign in to write a review
Simply reserve online and pay at the counter when you collect. Available in shop from just two hours, subject to availability.
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Following the initial email, you will be contacted by the shop to confirm that your item is available for collection.
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at