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Title Fiscal decentralization and the challenge of hard budget constraints / edited by Jonathan Rodden, Gunnar S. Eskeland, and Jennie Litvack
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 476 pages) : illustrations
Contents Transfers and bailouts: enforcing local fiscal discipline with lessons from U.S. federalism / Robert P. Inman -- Constraining subnational fiscal behavior in Canada: different approaches, similar results? / Richard M. Bird and Almos Tassonyi -- Vertical imbalance and fiscal behavior in a welfare state: Norway / Jørn Rattsø -- Soft budget constraints and German federalism / Jonathan Rodden -- Argentina: hardening the provincial budget constraint / Stephen B. Webb -- Federalism and bailouts in Brazil / Jonathan Rodden -- The challenge of fiscal discipline in the Indian states / William J. McCarten -- Soft budget constraints and local government in China / Jing Jin and Heng-fu Zou -- Creating incentives for fiscal discipline in the new South Africa / Junaid Ahmad -- Systematic soft budget constraints in Ukraine / Sean O'Connell and Deborah Wetzel -- Strengthening hard budget constraints in Hungary / Deborah Wetzel and Anita Papp -- Lessons and conclusions / Jonathan Rodden and Gunnar S. Eskeland
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fiscal policy.
Intergovernmental fiscal relations.
Form Electronic book
Author Eskeland, Gunnar S.
Litvack, Jennie I. (Jennie Ilene), 1963-
Rodden, Jonathan.
ISBN 0262282488 (electronic bk.)
058545065X (electronic bk.)
9780262282482 (electronic bk.)
9780585450650 (electronic bk.)