The Political Basis of Decentralization
This chapter explores the impact of decentralization and democratic competition on economic reforms. It argues that standard theories of decentralization fail to distinguish between political and economic dimensions of decentralization.
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Aseema Sinha, 2005. “The Political Basis of Decentralization,” In Edward Friedman and Bruce Gilley edited, Asia’s Giants: Comparing China and India, Palgrave-Macmillian, 2005.