This book offers a step forward in finding out how the new decentralized institutional arrangements affect local economic development. In particular, it analyzes how local governments can use their increasing powers and responsibilities to improve productivity and quality of life in their territories.
|Publication date:||15th July 2011|
|Author:||Rafael De la Cruz|
|Categories:||Development economics & emerging economies, Political economy,|
Ehtisham Ahmad is head consultant to the Executive Director s Office of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a university professor at the London School of Economics. He has worked as a specialist at the IMF s Fiscal Affairs Department and was special advisor to Pakistan s Ministry of Finance. Mr. Ahmad is an economist and an expert in public finance. Fernanda Almeida is an attorney and has been a member of the World Bank s Subnational Doing Business team since 2006. She has worked at the Inter-American Development Bank and the Organization of American States. Daniela Brandazza is associate director ...More About Rafael De la Cruz