Singh, Nirvikar (2007): The Dynamics of Reform of India’s Federal System.
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This paper analyzes the process of reform of India’s federal system, with a focus on fiscal federalism. We first summarize the basic features of, and recent reforms in intergovernmental relations, including the role of political institutions, assignments of expenditure responsibility and revenue authority, the system of intergovernmental transfers, and institutions and mechanisms for government borrowing. We then discuss the institutional specifics of the reform process, to understand the dynamics of India’s federal system.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||University of California, Santa Cruz|
|Original Title:||The Dynamics of Reform of India’s Federal System|
|Keywords:||federalism; decentralization; intergovernmental relations; economic reform|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations
H - Public Economics > H1 - Structure and Scope of Government
P - Economic Systems > P2 - Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies > P26 - Political Economy; Property Rights
P - Economic Systems > P3 - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions > P35 - Public Economics
|Depositing User:||Nirvikar Singh|
|Date Deposited:||16. Mar 2007|
|Last Modified:||20. Feb 2013 05:13|