Technical Consultation on Decentralization
Decentralization and Local Government Performance
Working Group 6: Decentralization and Natural
4 December, 1997
This paper is taken from a study financed by a grant from the World Bank Research Committee. The full report should be available from mid-1998.
Table of Contents
II. An Unresolved Debate
III. Definitions of Decentralization
IV. The Political Economy of Decentralization
V. What is the mechanism?
VI. New Evidence
VII. Conclusions and Policy Recommendations