Decentralization in Developing Countries Global Perspectives on the Obstacles to Fiscal Devolution

Posted On July 5, 2016
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EDITORS: Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, Regents Professor of Economics and Director, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, US

François Vaillancourt, Professor, Economics Department, Université de Montréal, Canada

 

This insightful study examines the decentralization experiences from 15 countries in different regions of the world. All of these countries have actively… more »

Taxation and Development: The Weakest Link?

Posted On March 10, 2015
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This volume is a tribute to Roy Bahl, who has long played an important role in the field of taxation and development and provides both an informed reflection on how much progress the developing world has made in introducing effective tax systems at both the national and subnational levels of government and a useful… more »

Coercion and Social Welfare in Public Finance

Posted On March 10, 2015
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Although coercion is a fundamental and unavoidable part of our social lives, economist have not offered an integrated analysis of its role in the public economy.  The essays in the recently published book, “Coercion and Social Welfare in Public Finance” focus on coercion arising from the operation of the fiscal system, a major part of… more »

Workshop on Field Experiments for Policy Evaluation and Evidence Based Governance for Pakistan

Posted On March 10, 2015
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ICePP held a workshop on Field Experiments for Policy Evaluation and Evidence Based Governance for Pakistan officials from March 16-19th in Atlanta, Georgia. Officials from the Governments of Khyber-Pukhtunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Baluchistan will be participating. The workshop is being hosted by the International Center for Public Policy, of the Andrew Young School… more »