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Abeyratne, Sirimal

Decentralization and Development of Sri Lanka Within a Unitary State

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Table of contents

1. Introduction and Overview
N. S. Cooray, Sirimal Abeyratne

Part I. Decentralisation and Financing of Sub-National Units of Government

2. Local Government System in Sri Lanka: A Historical Overview
A. M. Navaratna-Bandara

3. Developmental Role and Financing of Sub-National Units of Government: The Case of Provincial Councils in Sri Lanka
W. D. Lakshman

4. Intergovernmental Fiscal Framework for Local Government and Centre-Local Revenue and Expenditure Sharing: A Comparative Analysis
Asoka Gunawardena

5. Towards an Appropriate Public Local Government Unit for Sri Lanka
N. S. Cooray, Kanda Uda Chandralal

Part II. Sectoral Development under Decentralised System

6. Agriculture and Rural Development Under Central Government and Provincial Council Setup in Sri Lanka

Buddhi Marambe, Pradeepa Silva, Saman Athauda

7. Sustainable Resource Mobilization for Community Development in Sri Lanka: LEAD Participatory Poverty Reduction Experience
Wijitapure Wimalaratana, Dhammika P. Withanage

8. Public Investment in Education: Benefits, Challenges and Opportunities
Harsha Aturupane

9. Women’s Representation and Political Engagement in Local Governments: Evidence from Sri Lanka
Kamala Liyanage

10. Post Conflict Foreign Policy Challenges for Sri Lanka
H. M. G. S. Palihakkara

Part III. Sharing Internal Experiences

11. Role of Local Institutions in the Development of Industrial Clusters
Keijiro Otsuka

12. Decentralization of Natural Resources Management in ASEAN
Kaliappa Kalirajan, Kazi Arif Uz Zaman, Gaminiratne Wijesekere

13. Fiscal Decentralisation and Economic Growth: Evidence from Vietnam
Tai Dang Nguyen

14. Education Expenditure and Economic Growth Under Decentralization: An Empirical Study of Sri Lanka and Canada
Wimal Rankaduwa, Azad Haider, N. S. Cooray

15. Japanese Local Tax System and Decentralization
Shunsuke Kimura

Keywords: Economics, Development Economics, Public Policy, Asian Politics

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789811042591
Printed ISBN
978-981-10-4258-4

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