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Local government reforms in countries in transition

Local government reforms in countries in transition

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Fred Lazin ... [et al.].
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Paginationvi, 342 p. :
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ISBN 109780739115718

remain to be completed in these countries, and past reforms are being rethought. The hurdles facing countries finance, government control offices, supreme audit institutions, national statistics offices and other A Reference Book for Transition Countries File Size: 2MB. that desired local finance reforms vary considerably across regions and countries. Clearly, the reforms needed to strengthen local finances differ between countries that have a long tradition with decentralization and those with a shorter history of relevant experience. Local government finance is .


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in transition countries has experienced a long-lasting and profound decline in funding, prestige and stability. It was clear in early transition everywhere and it is still true for most transition countries that the extent of government involvement in society both in fiscal and other terms and the size of the public sector were incompatible with a.

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Decentralization is considered an important element of participatory democracy and, along with privatization and deregulation, represents a substantial reduction in the authority of national governments over economic policy.

Local Governance in Developing Countries (Public Sector Governance and Accountability) Anwar Shah This book provides a new institutional economics perspective on alternative models of local governance, offering a comprehensive view of local government organization and finance in the developing world.

Based on the results of COST research entitled, ‘Local Public Sector Reforms: an International Comparison’, this volume takes a European-scale approach, examining local government in 28 countries.

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The main ingredients of the transition process are: Liberalization – the process of allowing most prices to be determined in free markets and lowering trade barriers that had shut off. Democracy and Governance in Africa Africa's continuing reliance on foreign aid has increased the opportunities for bilateral and multilateral aid agencies to influence policy making in the region.

The major donors have been meeting frequently in order to discuss development and debt problems and to devise aid strategies for African governments. This book compares the trajectories and effects of local public sector reform in Europe and fills a research gap that has existed so far in comparative public administration and local government studies.

Based on the results of COST research entitled, 'Local Public Sector Reforms: an International Comparison', this volume takes a European-scale approach, examining local government in Get this from a library. Local governments' fiscal balance, privatization, and banking sector reform in transition countries.

[Ernesto Crivelli; International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Department,] -- Several transition economies have undertaken fiscal decentralization reforms over the past two decades along with liberalization, privatization, and stabilization reforms.

Local governance in developing countries (Russian) Abstract. This book develops a comparative institutional framework for responsive, responsible, and accountable governance in developing countries. It provides a synthesis of analytical literature on local governance.

It Cited by: A guide to public financial management literature - For practitioners in developing countries 2 Recommended reading: comprehensive guides to PFM The best comprehensive introductory guides to PFM are a set of weighty PFM handbooks produced by various international organisations.

Thankfully, the contents of these differentFile Size: KB. The Paperback of the Steps to Local Government Reform: A Guide to Tailoring Local Government Reforms to Fit Regional Governance Communities in Democracies.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Rural local representatives, who formed a majority in the local government system (Rizvi ), were associated with development plans and projects at the local level both on account of program design7 and because of their electoral importance in the wider state system (RizviAmjad and Ahmed ).

The Zia And Post-Zia Period Local. may result in new forms of cooperation between government, the private sector and civil society and create new opportunities and tools to curb corruption in PFM. 2 Managing government expenditure: a reference book for transition countries.

p Richard. Local Government Reforms in Countries in Transition explores the impacts that the end of the Cold War and increased globalization have had on governments around the world. The decentralization of national governments has led to a greater role for local governments; public administration and democratic representation are the new arenas of local.

Decentralization of the socialist state: intergovernmental finance in transition economies (Английский)Cited by: This book compares the trajectories and effects of local public sector reform in Europe and fills a research gap that has existed so far in comparative public administration and local government studies.

Based on the results of COST research entitled, ‘Local Public Sector Reforms: an International. Structural adjustment programs (SAPs) consist of loans provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) to countries that experienced economic crises.

The two Bretton Woods Institutions require borrowing countries to implement certain policies in order to obtain new loans (or to lower interest rates on existing ones). The conditionality clauses attached to the loans. Accounting and auditing reforms All European countries are at different stages of accounting reforms which reflect the status of their accounting arrangements.

A few countries are engaged in auditing reforms. Countries with a cash-based accounting system are likely to be moving to accrual accounting. Much of the debate, and perhaps the policy choices, regarding African local government has been structured by terminology first developed by James Fesler in the s.

Fesler argued it was important to distinguish between devolution and deconcentration in analyzing local government systems, and in describing patterns of "decentralization" reforms. Evidence on reform effectiveness in developing countries Pay reforms experiences Base salary increases for police officers in Ghana.

Inthe Ghanaian government implemented a civil service salary reform, the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS) to mitigate pay disparities in the public service. Police officers were the first beneficiaries of this new salary structure as the police service. a large number of developing and transition economies in Latin America, Africa and Asia.

The World Bank, for example, has embraced it as one of the major governance reforms on its agenda (for example, World Bank, ; Burki, Perry and Dillinger, ). Take also the examples of the two largest countries of the world, China and India. Filipe Teles is a political scientist and assistant professor in the Department of Social, Political and Territorial Sciences at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, where he teaches courses in the fields of public policy and political is acting as Prorector for Regional Development and Urban Policies at the University.

He holds a PhD in political science and is a member of the Born: Portugal. The ensuing local government form has been characterised as “many actors and few strong leaders” (Montin ). In Germany’s dualistic local government system the reform of local leadership has revolved around the introduction of the direct election of the (executive) mayor (see Kuhlmann in this volume, for details Wollmann b: ff.).This book looks at experience in government restructuring and devolution from a variety of national and international perspectives, both within the European Union and elsewhere, focusing on lessons learned and ways the s, there has been a global trend to give more power to local.Local Government Reforms in Eastern Europe after the Collapse of the Soviet Union: Some Observations Fred Lazin* UDK () (+57) Review scientific paper / pregledni znanstveni rad form and Democracy in Local Government of Countries in Transformation held in Israel in Author: Fred Lazin.