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Municipal finances : a handbook for local governments / edited by Catherine Farvacque-Vitkovic and Mihaly Kopanyi.

Contributor(s): Farvacque-Vitković, Catherine | Kopanyi, Mihaly, 1949- | World Bank.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, D.C : World Bank, 2014Description: xxx, 487 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780821398302 (pbk: alk. paper).Subject(s): Municipal finance | Strategic planningDDC classification: 352.4216 MUN Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Foreword; Acknowledgments; About the Editors; Key Contributors; Introduction; Chapter 1. Intergovernmental Finances in a Decentralized World; Boxes; 1.1 Political Economy of Decentralization Reform: Nepal; 1.2 Poland: Political Decentralization in a Multitier System; 1.3 Egypt: Deconcentration with Limited Authority; 1.4 Bosnia-Herzegovina Confederalism; 1.5 Nation Building by Means of Decentralization in Sudan and South Sudan; Tables; 1.1 Vertical Imbalances in Pakistan; 1.2 Classification of Forms of Intergovernmental Transfers; 1.6 Intergovernmental Transfers 1.3 Shared Revenues (Taxes) in South East Europe CountriesFigures; 1.1 Results Chain in Education; 1.7 Formulas for Fiscal Transfers-South Africa and Saudi Arabia; 1.8 Minimum Conditions Performance Measurement; 1.4 Selected Output Indicators Applied to Performance-Based Grants; 1.9 Objectives of Municipal Contracts; 1.10 The Process of Municipal Contracts; 1.11 Municipal Contracts: Some Examples of Best Practice; Chapter 2. Metropolitan Governance and Finance; 2.1 Terms Related to Metropolitan Areas; 2.1 Monocentric Structure; 2.2 Sprawl; 2.3 Polycentric Structure 2.2 The Emergence of the Tbilisi Corridor2.4 Multipolar Structure; Maps; B2.2.1 Tbilisi Metropolitan Area; 2.1 Economic Densities (""Economic Mountains"") in Parts of the World; 2.2 East Africa with Population Density; 2.3 Risks and Missed Opportunities Due to Lack of Metropolitan Governance; 2.4 Questions to Ask When Reviewing the Governance Structure of a Metropolitan Area; 2.1 Advantages and Disadvantages of the Various Metropolitan Governance Models; 2.5 Common Financial Reasons for Regional Cooperation or Establishing Regional Service Entities; 2.6 The Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project 2.2 Horizontal Coordination among Local Governments2.7 The U.S. Association of Contract Cities; 2.3 Types of Regional Authorities; 2.8 Solid Waste Management in Shanghai Municipality; 2.4 Characteristics of Regional (Metropolitan) Authorities; 2.9 The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments; 2.5 Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Financial Snapshot 2010; 2.10 São Paulo ABC Region; B2.10.1 São Paulo Metropolitan Region; 2.6 London Development Agency Financial Snapshot 2010-11; 2.7 Financial Snapshot of Delhi Development Authority 2.3 Grand Lyon, with Lyon City in the Center, Surrounded by 57 Suburbs2.8 Metropolitan-Level Government; 2.11 Metropolitan Governance System in Dar es Salaam; B2.11.1 Dar es Salaam Metro Region; B2.11.1 Transfers to Local Governments in Dar es Salaam Metro Region 2009/10; 2.12 Toronto: Evolution from a One-Level System to Two Levels, and Back to a One-Level System; 2.13 London: Evolution from a Two-Level System to a Single Level and Back to a Two-Level System; 2.14 Abidjan: Evolution from a Two-Level Local Government to a Regional Government; B2.14.1 The 10 Communes of Abidjan
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword; Acknowledgments; About the Editors; Key Contributors; Introduction; Chapter 1. Intergovernmental Finances in a Decentralized World; Boxes; 1.1 Political Economy of Decentralization Reform: Nepal; 1.2 Poland: Political Decentralization in a Multitier System; 1.3 Egypt: Deconcentration with Limited Authority; 1.4 Bosnia-Herzegovina Confederalism; 1.5 Nation Building by Means of Decentralization in Sudan and South Sudan; Tables; 1.1 Vertical Imbalances in Pakistan; 1.2 Classification of Forms of Intergovernmental Transfers; 1.6 Intergovernmental Transfers 1.3 Shared Revenues (Taxes) in South East Europe CountriesFigures; 1.1 Results Chain in Education; 1.7 Formulas for Fiscal Transfers-South Africa and Saudi Arabia; 1.8 Minimum Conditions Performance Measurement; 1.4 Selected Output Indicators Applied to Performance-Based Grants; 1.9 Objectives of Municipal Contracts; 1.10 The Process of Municipal Contracts; 1.11 Municipal Contracts: Some Examples of Best Practice; Chapter 2. Metropolitan Governance and Finance; 2.1 Terms Related to Metropolitan Areas; 2.1 Monocentric Structure; 2.2 Sprawl; 2.3 Polycentric Structure 2.2 The Emergence of the Tbilisi Corridor2.4 Multipolar Structure; Maps; B2.2.1 Tbilisi Metropolitan Area; 2.1 Economic Densities (""Economic Mountains"") in Parts of the World; 2.2 East Africa with Population Density; 2.3 Risks and Missed Opportunities Due to Lack of Metropolitan Governance; 2.4 Questions to Ask When Reviewing the Governance Structure of a Metropolitan Area; 2.1 Advantages and Disadvantages of the Various Metropolitan Governance Models; 2.5 Common Financial Reasons for Regional Cooperation or Establishing Regional Service Entities; 2.6 The Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project 2.2 Horizontal Coordination among Local Governments2.7 The U.S. Association of Contract Cities; 2.3 Types of Regional Authorities; 2.8 Solid Waste Management in Shanghai Municipality; 2.4 Characteristics of Regional (Metropolitan) Authorities; 2.9 The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments; 2.5 Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Financial Snapshot 2010; 2.10 São Paulo ABC Region; B2.10.1 São Paulo Metropolitan Region; 2.6 London Development Agency Financial Snapshot 2010-11; 2.7 Financial Snapshot of Delhi Development Authority 2.3 Grand Lyon, with Lyon City in the Center, Surrounded by 57 Suburbs2.8 Metropolitan-Level Government; 2.11 Metropolitan Governance System in Dar es Salaam; B2.11.1 Dar es Salaam Metro Region; B2.11.1 Transfers to Local Governments in Dar es Salaam Metro Region 2009/10; 2.12 Toronto: Evolution from a One-Level System to Two Levels, and Back to a One-Level System; 2.13 London: Evolution from a Two-Level System to a Single Level and Back to a Two-Level System; 2.14 Abidjan: Evolution from a Two-Level Local Government to a Regional Government; B2.14.1 The 10 Communes of Abidjan

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