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Decentralization and service delivery (English)


Dissatisfied with centralized approaches to delivering local public services, a large number of countries are decentralizing responsibility for these services to lower-level, locally elected governments. The results have been mixed. The paper provides...  See More +


  • Ahmad, Junaid; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Khemani, Stuti; Shah, Shekhar;
  • 2005/05/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS3603
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • Decentralization and service delivery
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