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Decentralization and its implications for urban service delivery

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Published for the Urban Management Programme by The World Bank , Washington, D.C
Municipal services -- Developing countries., Decentralization in government -- Developing countries., Intergovernmental fiscal relations -- Developing count

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StatementWilliam Dillinger.
SeriesUrban Management Programme,, 16, Urban Management Program (Series) ;, 16
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LC ClassificationsHD4431 .D55 1994
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Paginationvi, 39 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL1081472M
ISBN 100821327925
LC Control Number94005013

It argues that failures in urban service delivery are not merely the result of a lack of technical knowledge on the part of local government staff, but also reflect constraints and perverse incentives confronting local personnel and their political leadership, and that these, in turn, are often the inadvertent result of problems in the relationship between central and local government.

exist—where the local revenue base is too precarious, where the local political time horizon is too short, or where. the object of the capital work is one that reflects national, rather than local, interest. Thus there is a case for. Decentralization and Its Implications for Urban Service Delivery.

Decentralization and its implications for urban service delivery (English) Abstract. This paper reviews efforts to improve the efficiency and responsiveness of urban service delivery in developing countries. It argues that failures in urban service delivery are not merely the result of a lack of technical knowledge on the part of local Cited by: Decentralization in Jharkhand: Some Imp lications for Urban Service Delivery 13 cattle pounds and prevention of cruelty to animals are not being performed by the ULBs.

Decentralization and urban service delivery – implications for foreign aid. As the fastest urbanizing region of the world, African governments face critical challenges in terms of providing their citizens with adequate services, such as potable water, sanitation, proper housing, and electricity.

Although the provision of such services is often the responsibility of local authorities, few African countries are fiscally decentralized. is a platform for academics to share research papers.

The issues include decentralization, service delivery, rural urban linkages and regional inequality. After an introduction by the editors (Van Dijk and Tegegne) of the issues, the first part deals. A Study of the Impact of Decentralization on Access to Service Delivery A Dissertation Presented to the Academic Faculty By Pablo A.

Saavedra-Costas In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor in Philosophy in the Andrew Young School of. Likewise, and perhaps more significantly, the incentives facing local and national politicians can have a profound effect on the provision of local services. Finally, the process of implementing decentralization can be as important as the design of the system in influencing service delivery outcomes.

Dillinger, William R. Decentralization and its implications for urban service delivery / William Dillinger Published for the Urban Management Programme by The World Bank Washington, D.C. Wikipedia Citation. Decentralization holds a lot of promise, but whether it improves public service delivery depends on the institutional arrangements governing its implementation.

Several conditions must be met before the full benefits of decentralization can be by: Project: Decentralization and Urban Service Delivery: Implications for Foreign Aid UNU-WIDER / Dec As the fastest urbanizing region of the world, African governments face critical challenges in terms of providing their citizens with adequate services, such as potable water, sanitation, proper housing, and electricity.

Decentralization and urban service delivery - implications for foreign aid is part of Governance and fragility is part of ReCom - research and communication on foreign aid. Decentralization and Service Delivery.

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Library. J Ahmad, S Devarajan. Full text [PDF - KB] - 29 pages Summary. Dissatisfied with the systematic failure of centralised approaches to delivering local public services, a large number of countries are decentralising responsibility for these services to lower-level, locally elected.

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Decentralization and its implications for urban service delivery (Inglês) Resumo. This paper reviews efforts to improve the efficiency and responsiveness of urban service delivery in developing by: Kisumbe, L., Sanga, D., & Kasubi, J.

More than a Decade of Decentralization in Tanzania: Its implications on Pro-Poor Service Delivery. The Case of Primary Education and Health Services. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 4(12), 1–8.

Google ScholarAuthor: Daniel Kweku Baah Inkoom, Adwoa Yeboah Gyapong. Decentralization and Service Delivery Junaid Ahmad South Asia Region World Bank Shantayanan Devarajan South Asia Region World Bank [email protected] Stuti Khemani Development Research Group World Bank [email protected] Shekhar Shah South Asia Region World Bank World Bank Policy Research Working PaperMay Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Dillinger, William R., Decentralization and its implications for urban service delivery.

Washington, D.C.: Published for the Urban Management Programme by the World Bank, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type. Urban Public Finance in Developing Countries, Oxford Univer.

Press, New York () Decentralization and its implications for urban service delivery, 16, The World Bank, Washington, D.C. We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and by: Get this from a library.

Decentralization and its implications for urban service delivery. [William R Dillinger]. Decentralization and health system performance – a focused review of dimensions, difficulties, and derivatives in India.

Bhuputra Panda 1 and Harshad P. Thakur 2 service delivery outputs, etc.) through the prism of decentralization in the first place, and in establishing directed relationships among them.

by: Decentralization in Jharkhand: Some Implications for Urban Service Delivery 3 1. Introduction Jharkhand was formed out of its parent state Bihar on the 15th of November, It comprises of 43 urban local bodies (ULBs) and almost an equal number of census towns which are in by: 1.

Dillinger W () Decentralization and its implications for urban service delivery. World Bank, Washington D.C., Urban Management Program CrossRef Google Scholar Ebdon C, Franklin A () Citizen participation in budgeting : Sutiyo, Keshav Lall Maharjan. Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth in the United States H.

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GramlichA policy maker's guide to fiscal by: The governance and service delivery agenda was the subject of the World Development Report Making Services Work for Poor People (World Bank, ), which defined a framework for analysing the accountability relationships between a triangle of policy-makers, providers and citizens (see Chart ).File Size: KB.

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Decentralization and the quality of public service delivery in Tanzania A study of the delivery of agricultural extension services in Morogoro Municipality and Hai District Council Wilfred Uronu Lameck. Organization of the book 10 2. Theory on decentralization 11 File Size: 4MB.

The term "decentralization" embraces a variety of concepts which must be carefully analyzed in any particular country before determining if projects or programs should support reorganization of financial, administrative, or service delivery systems.

Decentralization—the transfer of authority and responsibility for public functions from the. respective Assemblies and the Local Government (Urban, Town, Zonal Councils and Unit Committees) (Establishment) Instrument, (L.I ) o Institute of Local Government Studies Act,Act o Legislative Instrument • Other sector legislation with far-reaching implications for decentralized service deliveryFile Size: KB.

Some argue political decentralisation needs to be combined with fiscal decentralisation to strengthen the incentives of local governments to provide better pro-poor service delivery.

Evidence of the effects of decentralisation on preference matching, technical efficiency and equity in services so far remains inconclusive. Effect of Decentralization Frameworks on Service Delivery in Devolved Governments of Kenya - Thomas Muema - Research Paper (postgraduate) - Economics - Monetary theory and policy - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.

Implications of Decentralization. There is less burden on the Chief Executive as in the case of centralization. In decentralization, the subordinates get a chance to decide and act independently which develops skills and capabilities.

This way the organization is able to process reserve of talents in it. Decentralization is broadly defined as involving the transfer of power, authority, resources, functions and service delivery responsibility from the central government to the lower-level actors and institutions in a political administrative structure (4–8).Devolution refers to the legal transfer of power to democratically elected local political organs (LGAs) that are supposedly independent Cited by: decentralization often requires improved planning, budgeting and management techniques and practices; the adoption of new tools; and the development of improved human resources to operate the decentralized programmes.” 4 “ Decentralization is a complex phenomenon involving many geographic entities, societal actors and social sectors.