Roumasset, James (1989): Decentralization and local public goods: getting the incentives right. Published in: Philippine Review of Economics and Business , Vol. 26, No. 1 (June 1989): pp. 1-13.
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The paper addresses the nature and locus of appropriate government control in the provision of collective services. It suggests some useful principles for determining organizational structures with the appropriate degree and form of decentralization, which is seen to be an important part of incentive compatibility. In the case of low-income housing it cites the privatization of sites and services and devolution of upgrading as two promising models of decentralization.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Decentralization and local public goods: getting the incentives right|
|Keywords:||decentralization, incentive compatible, devolution|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E6 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook > E62 - Fiscal Policy
H - Public Economics > H4 - Publicly Provided Goods > H41 - Public Goods
H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations > H76 - State and Local Government: Other Expenditure Categories
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J18 - Public Policy
|Depositing User:||James Roumasset|
|Date Deposited:||17. Sep 2009 23:43|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 01:09|
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