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Fiscal decentralisation to local governments in India

Fiscal decentralisation to local governments in India

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Published by Cambridge Scholars in Newcastle .
Written in English

  • Local finance -- India,
  • Decentralization in government -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by M.A. Oommen.
    ContributionsOommen, M. A., 1932-
    LC ClassificationsHJ9565 .F57 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23228713M
    ISBN 10184718488X
    ISBN 109781847184887
    LC Control Number2008383444

    included in the book deals explicitly with decentralisation (one article focuses on village friendship and patronage in rural Greece in the early s). The comprehensive four-edition.   Local governments should have the power to levy fees and local taxes which will improve their provision of service delivery and increase the fiscal autonomy of sub-national tiers of government. Decentralisation in health and education will lead to the involvement of citizens in decision-making and make local service provider more accountable.   There are two types of fiscal policy. The most widely-used is expansionary, which stimulates economic ss uses it to end the contraction phase of the business cycle when voters are clamoring for relief from a government either spends more, cuts taxes, or idea is to put more money into consumers' hands, so they spend more.

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"This volume edited by Prof. Oommen, is an excellent collection of essays on the issues of fiscal decentralization in India. Democratic decentralization goes beyond mere delegation of powers. In essence, it is the fiscal empowerment of local governments. Fiscal Decentralisation to Local Governments in India, Edited by M.

Oommen This book first published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing 15 Angerton Gardens, Newcastle, NE5 2JA, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.

Continuing central oversight has helped to mitigate any macroeconomic problems, and the fiscal performance of regional and local governments in France is generally good (Gilbert and Guengant ).

Like France, Canada imposes few central regulations over provincial borrowing, relying instead on an informal policy of by: Fiscal Health for Local Governments: An Introduction to Concepts, Practical Analysis and Strategies by Beth Walter Honadle, Beverly Cigler, et al.

out of 5 stars 1. Fiscal Decentralisation and Inclusive Growth OECD Fiscal Federalism Studies Fiscal Federalism Making Decentralisation Work contents Executive summary Chapter 1.

A bird’s eye view of fiscal decentralisation Chapter 2. Fiscal constitutions Chapter 3. Reforming the tax on File Size: 4MB. 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.

Co-operatives and associationalism: micro-level evidences. Conclusion. III. Decentralisation and local democracy in India: 1. Asian context of decentralisation. Factors for decentralisation in Asia.

Indian story. Historical legacy of decentralisation in India. Indian nationalist thought and decentralisation.

Tradition of. Fiscal Decentralisation in India: Strengths, Limitations and Prospects for Panchayati Raj Institutions Chapter (PDF Available) September with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Shikha Jha. Fiscal decentralisation has a more ambiguous effect on inequality than on growth, especially for economies with a higher degree of openness.

Moreover, for some countries, there is an apparent trade-off between growth and equity, when it comes to the “optimal” degree of spending and revenue decentralisation. The paper analyzes fiscal decentralization in a three-tier federal framework in India. After a brief discussion on the evolution of Indian federalism and the description of the prevailing system.

Abstract. Rural local governments in India provide essential services to over 70 percent of the national population. Yet, little is known about the efficacy of the financing system that supports these local governments, nor is there a fiscal information system that will allow a tracking of rural local government expenditures and by: 8.

Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.

Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations. 1 Fiscal decentralization in developing countries: an overview 1 Richard M. Bird and François Vaillancourt Tax collection and expenditure of central and local governments, –95 60 Fiscal and economic concentration in rich and poor Decentralization in developing countries.

Governments around the world are increasingly elected on a platform of greater citizen participation. The antagonist for progress in effective decentralisation is poorly conceived policies where design don’t match objectives.

Roy Bahl makes a neat attempt to explain the vital guidelines for designing the implementation strategy for fiscal decentralisation. The book examines Kerala’s experience of fiscal decentralization, finances and decentralized planning of rural and urban local governments, and draws lessons for achieving sound fiscal decentralization.

It presents the 5th State Finance Commission’s approach and methodology on the devolution of the State taxes to local governments.

This book provides a framework to access intended outcomes generated by decentralization measures implemented in Asian and African countries. It is based on comparative analyses of different experiences of decentralization measures in six developing countries.

Category: Business & Economics Local Governance In Developing Countries. Local Finance, Fiscal Decentralisation and Decentralised Planning: A Kerala Experience ().pdf writen by B A Prakash: The book examines Kerala's experience of fiscal decentralization, finances and decentralized planning of rural.

Measuring Fiscal Decentralisation, Concepts and Policies Click to READ. Measuring Fiscal Decentralisation. Concepts and Policies. /en. This book deals with two issues.

The first concerns the various measurement of fiscal decentralization in general and their usefulness for policy analysis. Although local governments can. Tracking fiscal devolution to State governments and Panchayats in India.

On June 3rdAccountability Initiative (AI) released two research papers on the dynamics of decentralisation between the union and state governments and from state government to local governments in India. One, State of Social Sector Expenditure and second, PAISA for Panchayatsat.

And a second study that focuses on understanding the fiscal devolution to rural local governments through a case study of fund flows to Gram Panchayats in one district in Karnataka. Findings from the studies will be shared at a seminar on 3 rd June with several stakeholders, including from the government of India.

Get this from a library. Local finance, fiscal decentralisation and decentralised planning: a Kerala experience. [B A Prakash] -- This book evaluates two decades of Kerala's experience on fiscal decentralization, finances and decentralized planning of rural and urban local governments and draws lessons for achieving sound.

Sethi, Geeta, ed. () Fiscal Decentralization to Rural Local Governments in India (Washington DC: World Bank). Sewell, David () “The Dangers of Decentralization According to Prud’homme: Some Further Aspects,” World Bank Research Observer, 11 (1): –Author: Roy Bahl, Richard M.

Bird. This book explores the important topic of fiscal decentralization in Asian countries, and focuses on how government finance and administration are being reformed to bring budgetary decisions closer to voters.

Fiscal Federalism in India — Trends and Reform (M G Rao) The Reform of Japanese Local Governments (S Saito & H Yunoue) Local. This work studies fiscal decentralisation at local level governments.

It gives a critical narration to the empirical analysis in the fiscal decentralisation. The key components of fiscal decentralisation, fiscal autonomy has been given significant role while looking at the intergovernmental transactions between local governments with state and Author: Naseer Ahmed Khan, M.

Muhammed Riyas. Decentralisation. Decentralization is the process where a central government relinquishes some of its powers and management responsibilities to local governments, local leaders, or community institutions (Ribot, ; Dressler et al., ).

From: Redefining Diversity & Dynamics of Natural Resources Management in Asia, Volume 1, Related. Fiscal decentralisation. Financial responsibility is a core component of decentralisation. If sub national governments and private organizations are to carry out decentralised functions effectively, they must have an adequate level of revenues either raised locally or transferred from the national government– as well as the authority to make.

In the federal fiscal architecture in India, the issues relating to institutions and processes of resource mobilisation, allocation and utilisation at different levels of governance are complex.

Moreover, the changes in these institutions and processes over the years have made this domain of policy discourse even more inaccessible for a large. Downloadable (with restrictions). Reassignment of local functions to state government and fiscal decentralisation seem to be contradictory.

Whether these fiscal strategies are compatible policy packages is an empirical question. The crucial issue is as to how local governments respond to reassignment, a response which may be reflected in their willingness to spend on remaining functions.

Fiscal Decentralization. Financial responsibility is a core component of decentralization. If local governments and private organizations are to carry out decentralized functions effectively, they must have an adequate level of revenues –either raised locally or transferred from the central government– as well as the authority to make.

Local government revenue decentralisation and funding divergence: An English case study Fiscal Decentralisation and Inclusive Growth Intergovernmental fiscal frameworks, as considered by the OECD Network on Fiscal Relations Across Levels of Government, are a core driver of inclusive : David Phillips, Polly Simpson, Neil Amin Smith.

India’s constitution calls for strongly decentralized, participatory local democracy. However, the state governments often refrain from transferring power to the local level (Rao and Raghunandan, et al., ).

Local governance at a glance. India is a federal republic with central, state, and local governments. Downloadable. Without denying particular dimensions of the decentralisation in Sub-Saharan countries, this paper applies standard reasoning from the fiscal federalism literature to a developing country and tests the existence of strategic interactions among local Beninese governments, called 'communes'.

We first propose a two-jurisdiction model of public expenditure interactions, considering a. Fiscal decentralisation, the devolution of taxing and spending powers to lower levels of government, has become important to governance in many countries. This brief examines fiscal decentralisation experiences in developing countries and explores factors affecting the reform process that could inform future policy and research on fiscal Author: Odd-Helge Fjeldstad.

DECENTRALISATION, LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND URBAN AGRICULTURE IN ZAMBIA especially fiscal capacity, to deliver public services, there are variations from city to city. The results show that Lusaka has the best capacity Public Service Provision by Local Governments in.

The centralisation vs. decentralisation tug of war and the emerging narrative of fiscal federalism for social policy in India This paper examines the relationship between fiscal federalism and social policy in India through an analysis of the effects of a recent effort to increase fiscal decentralisation to state governments on the nature of.

The history of decentralisation in India is somewhat chequered. Although the village panchayats as institutions of governance and justice existed for a long time, the founding fathers of the Author: M.

Govinda Rao. The demands for pragmatic knowledge are fueled in part by decentralization and fiscal pressures, as transfer of responsibilities from central to local governments are not often accompanied with an adequate transfer of resources.

The Paperback of the Democracy, Development and Decentralisation in India: Continuing Debates by Chandan Sengupta at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

The Finance Commission is the key institutional arrangement that has guided the functioning of fiscal federalism in India Given the large differences in fiscal capacities and service standards across states Rangarajan and Srivastava discuss the theoretical foundations and practical relevance of the design of fiscal transfers Focusing on the.

Fiscal decentralization is about how central governments empower subnational governments to service their populations and to pay for these services. This chapter provides an introductory overview of the main arguments of the book.

We discuss why fiscal decentralization is often part of a country’s development policy, as well as the risks involved in giving local and regional Author: Roy Bahl, Richard M.

Bird. Fiscal Decentralization in Developing Countries: An Overview edited by Professors Bird and Vaillancourt and featuring important research from leading scholars assesses the progress, problems and potentials of fiscal decentralization in a variety of developing countries around the world.Local self-government in India refers to governmental jurisdictions below the level of the is a federal republic with three spheres of government: central (union), state and local.

The 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments give recognition and protection to local governments and in addition each state has its own local government legislation. Surely India lacks a credible financial reporting system when it comes to local governments.

The Union and State budgets are vital instruments of financial control and management.