Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Moussé Sow , and Ivohasina Razafimahefa
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 17 March 2015
Keywords: Decentralization, efficiency, stochastic frontier analysis, fiscal decentralization, public expenditure, expenditure, Methodological Issues: General, Single Equation Models: Single Variables: Instrumental Variables (IV) Estimation, General, Intergovernmental Relations,
This paper explores the impact of fiscal decentralization on the efficiency of public service delivery. It uses a stochastic frontier method to estimate time-varying efficiency coefficients and analyzes the impact...