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Making Fiscal Decentralization Work
			: Cross-Country Experiences

Making Fiscal Decentralization Work : Cross-Country Experiences »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069855.084

ISBN: 9781589069855

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, fiscal relations

The question of what makes fiscal decentralization work is faced by many policymakers around the world. This book draws on both the relevant literature and policy and technical advice provided by the IMF to a wide...

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Gabon : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451813968

Keywords: oil production, oil revenues, international monetary fund, fiscal policy, structural reforms

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Gabon reviews management of oil revenues, competitiveness, and growth. The nature of Gabon's problems has not changed during the past 15 years. The need to div...

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Gabon : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451813968

Keywords: oil production, oil revenues, international monetary fund, fiscal policy, structural reforms

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Gabon reviews management of oil revenues, competitiveness, and growth. The nature of Gabon's problems has not changed during the past 15 years. The need to div...

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Gabon : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451813968

Keywords: oil production, oil revenues, international monetary fund, fiscal policy, structural reforms

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Gabon reviews management of oil revenues, competitiveness, and growth. The nature of Gabon's problems has not changed during the past 15 years. The need to div...

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Gabon : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451813968

Keywords: oil production, oil revenues, international monetary fund, fiscal policy, structural reforms

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Gabon reviews management of oil revenues, competitiveness, and growth. The nature of Gabon's problems has not changed during the past 15 years. The need to div...

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Gabon : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451813968

Keywords: oil production, oil revenues, international monetary fund, fiscal policy, structural reforms

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Gabon reviews management of oil revenues, competitiveness, and growth. The nature of Gabon's problems has not changed during the past 15 years. The need to div...

1 Fiscal Decentralization: Key Issues

1 Fiscal Decentralization: Key Issues »

Source: Making Fiscal Decentralization Work : Cross-Country Experiences

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069855

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, fiscal relations

A Brief Literature Review Fiscal decentralization involves a redefinition of the roles and responsibilities of the various levels of government in the conduct of fiscal policy. Tradi...

2 The IMF’s Advice on Designing and Managing Fiscal Decentralization

2 The IMF’s Advice on Designing and Managing Fiscal Decentralization »

Source: Making Fiscal Decentralization Work : Cross-Country Experiences

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069855

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, fiscal relations

Anecessary, albeit not sufficient, condition for fiscal discipline is a broad plan to match spending responsibilities with overall resources at each level of government. Therefore,...

3 Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead

3 Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead »

Source: Making Fiscal Decentralization Work : Cross-Country Experiences

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069855

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, fiscal relations

The design of intergovernmental fiscal arrangements is one of the more complex areas of public finance—it spans a number of policy and institution-building issues requiring careful...

4 Bolivia

4 Bolivia »

Source: Making Fiscal Decentralization Work : Cross-Country Experiences

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069855

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, fiscal relations

In Bolivia, the initial drive behind the decentralization process was political. In the late 1980s—after decades of dictatorship and neglect of the poorest regions—a need emerged to...