Lankina, Tomila (2008): Cross-Cutting Literature Review on the Drivers of Local Council Accountability and Performance. Published in: WORLD BANK LOCAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY SERIES No. Paper No. 112 (July 2008): pp. 1-60.
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There is now a considerable body of literature on decentralization in diverse national contexts. Ascertaining factors that drive local accountability and performance have been the key concerns of these studies. Diverse ethodological instruments and approaches have been used—from large-n statistical analyses to in-depth case study techniques. And yet, the findings regarding the drivers of local performance and accountability remain inconclusive or even contradictory even when different scholars employ similar data.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Cross-Cutting Literature Review on the Drivers of Local Council Accountability and Performance|
|English Title:||Cross-Cutting Literature Review on the Drivers of Local Council Accountability and Performance|
|Keywords:||Local Performance; Democracy; Rule of Law; Elections; Socio-Economic development; Political Culture; Corruption; Ethnic Diversity; Party System; Fiscal Decentralization; Local Government; Outsourcing; Leadership Skills|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations > H70 - General
H - Public Economics > H1 - Structure and Scope of Government > H11 - Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government
H - Public Economics > H0 - General
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A12 - Relation of Economics to Other Disciplines
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G18 - Government Policy and Regulation
H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A11 - Role of Economics; Role of Economists; Market for Economists
|Depositing User:||Michael Connelly|
|Date Deposited:||15. Feb 2009 08:51|
|Last Modified:||21. Feb 2013 02:44|
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