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Cruz, Rafael

The Local Alternative

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Rafael Cruz, Carlos Pineda Mannheim, Caroline Pöschl

Part I. Decentralization and Local Economic Development

2. Exploring Conditions for Local Economic Development in Decentralized Systems of Government
Tim Campbell

3. The Experience of Decentralization and Local Development in Latin America
Rafael Cruz

4. Alternative Decentralization Models and the Chilean Experience
Mario Marcel

Part II. Local Management

5. Mississauga, Canada: From a Small Community to a Dynamic Urban Center
Hazel McCallion

6. Washington, DC: Restoring the Capital of the United States
Anthony Williams

7. Catalonia: Overcoming Budgetary Limits with Public-Private Partnership and Performance-Based Budgeting
Salvador Maluquer I Amorôs, Anna Tarrach I Colls

8. Revitalizing Urban Centers
Mauricio Silva, Roberto Chávez

Part III. Macroeconomic Impact

9. Decentralization and Macroeconomic Control
Ernesto Stein

10. Lessons from the Argentinean Case of the 1990s
Roberto Lavagna

11. Fiscal Decentralization and Macroeconomic Performance
Anwar Shah

Part IV. Subnational Financing

12. The Political Economy of Decentralization and Good Governance in Latin America
Ehtisham Ahmad, Mercedes García-Escribano

13. Financing and Public Services in Belo Horizonte
Júlio Ribeiro Pires, Álvaro Pio Júnior

14. Reforming Mexico’s Fiscal Federalism
José Antonio González Anaya

15. Subnational Entity Credit-Risk Ratings
Victor Manuel Herrera, Daniela Brandazza, Fabiola Ortíz

16. Structural Funds for Regional Development in the European Union
Rosa Cobo Mayoral

Part V. Competitiveness and Globalization

17. Regional Systems of Innovation in Latin America
Juan Carlos Navarro

18. Doing Business: How to Improve Local Competitiveness
Fernanda Almeida

19. Decentralization, Competitiveness, and Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges
Eduardo Wiesner

Part VI. Local Community Participation

20. Decentralization in Colombia and the Transformation of Bogotá
Jaime Castro

21. The Private Sector as a Promoter of Citizen Control in Colombia
María Fernanda Campo

22. Decentralization and Governance: From Authoritarianism to National Dialogue in Bolivia
Ronald MacLean Abaroa

Keywords: Economics, Development Economics, International Economics, International Relations, Economic Policy, Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics//Financial Economics, Political Science

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
326 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230119642
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-11176-9

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