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Intergovernmental fiscal transfers in nine countries

Jun Ma

Intergovernmental fiscal transfers in nine countries

lessons for developing countries

by Jun Ma

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Published by World Bank, Economic Development Institute, Macroeconomic Management and Policy Division in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Transfer payments -- Mathematical models.,
    • Intergovernmental fiscal relations -- Mathematical models.,
    • Transfer payments -- Developing countries.,
    • Intergovernmental fiscal relations -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJun Ma.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 1822, Policy research working papers ;, 1822.
      ContributionsEconomic Development Institute (Washington, D.C.). Macroeconomic Management and Policy Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1822
      The Physical Object
      Pagination78 p. ;
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL418411M
      LC Control Number98122128

      Legislation that organises intergovernmental relations Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations Act () – This Act sets out the process for the division of nationally raised revenues between the three spheres of government. It establishes the Budget Forum, in which local government issues are discussed as part of the national budget process. Ma, Jun. Intergovernmental fiscal transfers: A comparison of nine countries. Paper prepared for the Macroeconomic Management and Policy Division, Economic Development Institute, Washington: World Bank. Google Scholar.

        The analytical framework and the accompanying country case studies provide constructive insights and lessons on how to successfully design and implement intergovernmental transfers within federal countries. Definitely a book that will help shape future central-local fiscal systems.'--Roy Kelly, Duke University, US. Gamkhar, Shama, and Anwar Shah. The Impact of Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers: A Synthesis of the Conceptual and Empirical Literature. Chap. 8 in Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers: Principles and Practice, ed. Robin Boadway, and Anwar Shah. Washington, DC: .

      Intergovernmental fiscal transfer is an instrument to remove or minimise the fiscal imbalance of the layers of government. The objectives of the transfer are to achieve social equality, economic. Downloadable! This paper presents a selective and non-technical survey of the role of intergovernmental equalization transfers as a device for achieving efficiency in the allocation of labor across regions in a decentralized nation, and for achieving fiscal equity among residents of various regions. We discuss some of the issues that arise in attempting to put the principles of equalization.


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September How nine major countries- Canada, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States- intergovernmental fiscal transfers, with an emphasis on equalization transfers and a special look at fiscal transfers in China.

Intergovernmental fiscal transfers in nine countries. Washington, DC: World Bank, Economic Development Institute, Macroeconomic Management and Policy Division, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors.

This paper provides an overview of the intergovernmental fiscal transfer mechanisms in nine major industrial and developing countries, with special reference to the design of equalization transfers. The countries selected are the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Japan, Korea, India, ancl Indonesia.

This paper provides an overview of the intergovernmental fiscal transfer mechanisms in nine major industrial and developing countries, with special reference to the design of equalization transfers. The countries selected are the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Japan, Korea, India, and Indonesia.

The author presents an overview of intergovernmental fiscal transfer systems used in nine developing and industrial countries, and draws implications for other developing countries. Explores how fiscal decentralisation takes place alongside administrative decentralisation.

This book considers the revenue sources available, systems of intergovernmental transfers between central and local government, and the procedures necessary to ensure that local governments use their financial resources appropriately.

More information. Publication Date: ISBN: 1 2 Extent: pp. Intergovernmental Transfers in Federations presents a synthesis of international experience of large federations in the most recent times in addressing the most fundamental issue of horizontal and vertical imbalances in their countries through the prism of intergovernmental transfers.

The design of intergovernmental fiscal transfers has a strong bearing on efficiency and equity of public service provision and accountable local governance. This book provides a comprehensive one-stop window/source of materials to guide practitioners and scholars on design and worldwide practices in intergovernmental fiscal transfers and their implications for efficiency, and equity in public services.

More specifically, the book provides to its readers an overview of the intergovernmental transfer systems in Commonwealth countries, draws comparisons with the Organisation for Economic. Intergovernmental fiscal relations in developing countries.

A review of issues Odd-Helge Fjeldstad∗ ABSTRACT Fiscal decentralisation - the devolution of taxing and spending powers to lower levels of government - has become an important theme of governance in many developing countries.

This book provides a comprehensive one-stop window/source of materials to guide practitioners and scholars on design and worldwide practices in intergovernmental fiscal transfers and their 3/5(2).

This book brings together academics and practitioners dealing with or being involved in shaping the institutions of intergovernmental fiscal relations.

It has an interdisciplinary focus and provides insight from various academic or practitioners’ fields: economists, political scientists, budget management specialists and. In what follows, we use the terms “transfers” and “grants” interchangeably. Forms of Intergovernmental Transfers.

Intergovernmental transfers form part of the system of federal-state fiscal arrangements that are in place to coordinate fiscal decision making at. Intergovernmental fiscal transfers are a dominant feature of subnational fiancé in most countries. They are used to ensure that revenues roughly match the expenditure needs of various levels of.

This chapter reviews the dominance of intergovernmental fiscal transfers in financing local governments in developing countries.

The rationales and objectives of such transfers are explored and the variations found in practice around the world analyzed. The architecture of transfer systems across countries is diverse, with each mixing shared taxes, conditional transfers and unconditional.

The book argued that the prevalent vertical fiscal imbalance of the states in Ethiopia could not only be rectified through fiscal transfers unless we sought some other options, including revisiting the provisions of the Federal Constitution, to boost the fiscal capacity of the states. The book is especially important for any organ interested in.

Chapter 8: Intergovernmental transfers in subnational finances; Chapter 9: Intergovernmental transfers: a policy reform perspective; Chapter The intergovernmental allocation of revenue from natural resources: finding a balance between centripetal and centrifugal pressure; Chapter Macroeconomic challenges of fiscal decentralization.

Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers: International Lessons for Developing Countries Abstract. This paper reviews the central issues that arise in designing intergovernmental transfers and surveys the approaches adopted in a number of countries, with special emphasis on developing countries.

Since circumstances and objectives differ from. intergovernmental fiscal transfers, including the experiences of nine federal countries and two countries with regional governance systems. The last chapter, Chapter five provides. This book analyzes recent local government finance reforms in Tanzania, including the introduction of a formula-based system of intergovernmental grants.

Due to the scope and speed of Tanzania's local government finance reforms, the country is becoming one of the best-practice examples of fiscal decentralization reform in Africa.

Intergovernmental transfers are a major source of finance to local governments. Overall, they are a surprisingly stable and persistent component of the complex system of intergovernmental regulatory and fiscal relations, even as the responsibilities and powers of subnational governments evolve over time.

Transfers facilitate local fiscal adjustment.Intergovernmental Transfers in Federations presents a synthesis of international experience of large federations in the most recent times in addressing the most fundamental issue of horizontal and vertical imbalances in their countries through the prism of intergovernmental transfers.This book brings together academics and practitioners dealing with or being involved in shaping the institutions of intergovernmental fiscal relations.

It has an interdisciplinary focus and provides insight from various academic or practitioners’ fields: economists, political scientists, budget management specialists and others.