Introducing expenditure quality in intergovernmental transfers

a triple-e framework
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Dept. of Economic Analysis and Policy, Reserve Bank of India , Mumbai
StatementMala Lalvani, Kumudini S. Hajra, Brijesh Pazhayathodi.
SeriesDRG studies series -- no. 30
ContributionsHajra, Kumudini S., Pazhayathodi, Brijesh., Reserve Bank of India. Dept. of Economic Analysis and Policy. Development Research Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p. :
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Open LibraryOL24069911M
LC Control Number2010316048

Downloadable. The present study has sought to introduce, conceptualise and operationalise a scheme for integrating the ‘quality’ dimension of public spending into the devolution scheme of intergovernmental transfers by the Finance Commission.

The study illustrates a scheme of inter-se distribution from an incentive fund, which we would like to label as a “Quality Control. This paper explores the possibility of using the channel of intergovernmental transfers for Public Expenditure Management reform in India. It seeks to introduce a quantifiable measure of Author: Mala Lalvani.

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Downloadable. With increasing frequency, the IMF has assisted middle-income countries, especially emerging economies, in adopting the types of budget reforms that have been introduced in many Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries - reforms that emphasize performance and results achieved from the use of public resources.

Expenditure-Based Equalization Transfers. transfer and for the incorporation of expenditure needs as a key factor in the design of such transfers and discuss how this case may be implemented. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers - ISBN - World Bank Group This book reviews the conceptual and empirical literature to distill lessons for policy makers looking to design fiscal transfers in a manner that creates incentives for prudent fiscal management and effective service delivery.

Intergovernmental transfers are traditionally. Designing Intergovernmental Equalization Transfers with Imperfect Data: Concepts, Practices, and Lessons and J. Martinez-Vazquez.

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Introducing formula-based block grants as an alternative to national minimum service standards. Linking expenditure assignments and intergovernmental grants in Indonesia.

International Studies Program Cited by: A battery of control variables are included to alleviate omitted variable bias.

Intergovernmental transfers are allocated based on socio-economic factors, which, in turn, affect the level of local revenues (Boex & Martinez-Vazquez, ). The subnational level of development is one such potential by: 2. Policymakers having Introducing expenditure quality in intergovernmental transfers book objective of improving macroeconomic management should perhaps pay more attention to consistency between expenditure assignments and financing arrangements (revenue assignments and the system of intergovernmental transfers), rather than to the extent of centralization or decentralization of expenditure assignments.

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India has made history as the first country ever to integrate gender in the intergovernmental fiscal transfers (IGFT) formula.

The 15th Finance Commission has taken this bold decision — during its transition to use the population data instead of — not to penalise the states with better demographic performance.

These programs are designed to strengthen autonomy at the subnational level but at the same time enhance accountability. Key aspects include enhanced expenditure control at the subnational level, more transparent and predictable rules for intergovernmental transfers, and the elimination of.

Dec 30,  · This book caters to this interest by pro- viding comparative reflections on local governance in developing countries.

The book develops a comparative institutional framework for responsive, responsible, and accountable governance in developing countries. It provides a synthesis of analytical literature on local governance.

In the second section we set out our basic economic framework for assessing the fiscal impacts of population growth. The third section begins with the specification of a ''neutrality proposition" that identifies an economic environment that makes population growth fiscally neutral.

REP Guide for Ethiopian City Administrations 1 Urban Governance and Decentralisation Programme Revenue Enhancement Plan Guide for Ethiopian City Administrations Working Manual HIGH LEVEL OF INCOME HIGH QUALITY OF SERVICE SATISFACTION OF CITIZENS/ intergovernmental transfers, revenue sharing and borrowing.

The. An analysis of Indonesia's transfer system local government employees. Two-thirds of the SDO was allocated to provin­ cial governments, and the rest was for the district/municipality by: Intergovernmental were introduced via approval of the revised iscal­transfers­are­an­important­revenue­source­ Local­Finances­Law (LFL), which sets out the for Portuguese municipalities, although their general­ principles­ and­ rules­ for­ iscal­ transfers­ relative­impact­varies­signiicantly.­In­,­the­ from the.

Underlying the issue of equalization as well as the design of intergovernmental transfers in Ethiopia (for example, the regional subsidies, woreda block grants, and the National Capacity Building Program) is the legal bases for various forms of conditionality in relations between autonomous spheres of government.

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Proposed AAA Inputs (1). (expenditure responsibilities, tax assignment, intergovernmental fiscal transfers and dynamic federalism) that might be used to design and evaluate a fiscal system, but states in relation to such an assessment: ‘ the nature of the arrangements is very complex.

The recent legal changes regarding intergovernmental fiscal transfers and staffing, for example, have been introduced as Regulations under the signature of the Minister of Regional and Local Government. Intergovernmental structure and functional roles. The intergovernmental system is displayed in simple form in the following diagram.

Across the OECD, fiscal equalisation transfers average around % of gross domestic product (GDP), 5% of general government spending and 50% of intergovernmental grants.

The differences in per capita GDP across jurisdictions results in unequal tax-raising capacities and, thus, differences in. Though China is formally a unitary system of government buttressed by top-down political control, 1 in some areas of intergovernmental relations, such as fiscal spending, 2 it has arguably become one of the most decentralized countries in the world as a result of its three decades of reform (see Shieh ).Some scholars suggest that China has informally adopted a federalist approach in Cited by: Measuring the extent of fiscal decentralisation: An application to the United States Yongzheng Liu, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Andrey Timofeev The goal of this chapter is to develop a taxonomy of decentralisation measures and how they are related to each other.

In addition to introducing a common language for the differentCited by: 1. using the share of sub-central government expenditure (or revenues) in general government expenditure (or revenues), net of intergovernmental transfers, sourcing the data from the Government Finance Statistics of the IMF.

More specifically, and from the expenditure side in equation (1), fiscal decentralization (FD) may be measured as theCited by: 4. Bingxin Wu, in Consumption and Management, Fiscal policy.

Fiscal policy has four elements: tax policy, the profits of state-owned enterprises, other revenues, and government expenditure policies. The state influences the level of the national output primarily by controlling tax revenue and expenditures, but the methods for doing each is different.

The traditional understanding of intergovernmental grants and tax sharing comes from welfare economics. It assumes that a benevolent, omniscient central government assigns expenditure and revenue authority according to efficiency criteria, and that grants serve purposes of efficiency and redistribution (Oates, ; Musgrave, ).

intercept intergovernmental transfers can be seen by creditors as the most secure collateral. At the same time the right to intercept intergovernmental transfers can discourage lenders’ efforts to monitor local government finances, and in some cases could be interpreted by these lenders as a promise of central government bailout.

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Establishing a structure of tax sharing and intergovernmental fiscal transfers between different levels of government is thus a complex problem (Laffont, ) but one that appears to be quite important for macroeconomic stability in China’s fiscal re-engineering and restructuring.

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Mar 30,  · Fiscal decentralization is about how central governments empower subnational governments to service their populations and to pay for these services. This chapter provides an introductory overview of the main arguments of the book.

We discuss why fiscal decentralization is often part of a country’s development policy, as well as the risks involved in giving local and regional Author: Roy Bahl, Richard M.

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