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Local Government Finance Reform in Developing Countries

The Case of Tanzania

  • Jameson Boex
  • Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. An Overview of Local Government Finance Reform in Tanzania

    1. Jameson Boex, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
      Pages 1-20
  3. The Assignment of Expenditure Responsibilities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Jameson Boex, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
      Pages 23-43
  4. The Revenue Assignment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Jameson Boex, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
      Pages 91-108
  5. Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Jameson Boex, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
      Pages 111-139
    3. Jameson Boex, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
      Pages 153-175
  6. Local Government Borrowing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
  7. Moving Forward and Lessons

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Jameson Boex, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
      Pages 212-222
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 223-242

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

budget Developing Countries government reforms transformation

Authors and affiliations

  • Jameson Boex
    • 1
  • Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
    • 1
  1. 1.Andrew Young School of Policy StudiesGeorgia State UniversityUSA

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