Singh, Nirvikar (2008): Decentralization and Public Delivery of Health Care Services in India.
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This paper examines delivery of public health care services in India, in the broader context of decentralization. It provides an overview of the basic features and recent developments in intergovernmental fiscal relations and accountability mechanisms, and examines the implications of these institutions for the quality of public service delivery. It then addresses recent policy proposals on the public provision of health care, in the context of decentralization. Finally, it makes suggestions for reform priorities to improve public health care delivery.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Decentralization and Public Delivery of Health Care Services in India|
|Keywords:||federalism, decentralization, intergovernmental relations, accountability, service delivery, health care|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H1 - Structure and Scope of Government
H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations
P - Economic Systems > P3 - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions > P35 - Public Economics
P - Economic Systems > P2 - Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies > P26 - Political Economy; Property Rights
|Depositing User:||Nirvikar Singh|
|Date Deposited:||21. Mar 2008 08:47|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 00:09|
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