Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): International Monetary Fund
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 2001
Keywords: decentralization, revenue mobilization, subnational governments, federalism, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior,
Based on cross-country data for up to 78 countries, this paper shows that fiscal decentralization-the assignment of expenditure and revenue mobilization functions to subnational levels of government-is associated w...