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Journal Article
Opposition Politics and Urban Service Delivery in Kampala, Uganda

Part of Journal Special Issue Urban Governance and Service Delivery in sub-Saharan Africa

Central planning Economic policy Local government
Research Brief
Divided Authority in Kampala, Uganda

Favouritism of government controlled councils is most distinct through interference in local politics rather than through funding mechanisms...

Central planning Economic policy Local government
Book Chapter
Donor Assistance and Political Reform in Tanzania

From the book: Democratic Trajectories in Africa

Central planning Democratization Economic assistance and foreign aid
Research Brief
Urban Service Delivery in Africa and the World Bank

Various studies have shown that there is a positive correlation between urban population levels and gross national income...

Central planning Local government Urban planning
Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (September 2012)

Tony Addison Mid-September finds UNU-WIDER very busy preparing for our big conference on climate change and development policy that takes place later this month, as well as our WIDER Annual Lecture by Lant Pritchett of Harvard University (you can als...

Pollution (Air) Agricultural innovations Agriculture
Research Brief
The Unintended Consequences of Foreign Aid in Tanzania

Tanzania has been a relative success story in terms of African political reform...

Central planning Democratization Economic assistance and foreign aid
Working Paper
Opposition Politics and Urban Service Delivery in Kampala, Uganda

Uganda, like other African countries, has implemented reforms to decentralize political authority to local governments and reintroduce multiparty elections...

Central planning Economic policy Local government
Working Paper
Donor Assistance and Urban Service Delivery in Africa

Sub-Saharan African cities have been growing at historically unprecedented rates. Since the early 1970s, they have welcomed international assistance involving a succession of major thematic objectives...

Central planning Local government Urban planning
Working Paper
Donor Assistance and Political Reform in Tanzania

Tanzania has been a relative success story in Africa in terms of political reform...

Central planning Democratization Economic assistance and foreign aid
Journal Article
Fiscal Decentralization and Political Centralization in China: Implications for Growth and Inequality

Part of Journal Special Issue WIDER Symposium on Analyzing the Socioeconomic Consequences of Rising Inequality in China

Central planning Economic development Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Fiscal Decentralization and Political Centralization in China: Implications for Growth and Inequality

China’s current fiscal system is largely decentralized while its governance structure is rather centralized with strong top-down mandates and a homogenous governance structure...

Central planning Economic development Equality and inequality
Journal Article
Fifty Years of Regional Inequality in China: A Journey Through Central Planning, Reform, and Openness

Part of Journal Special Issue Spatial Inequality and Development in Asia

Central planning Communist state Equality and inequality
Book Chapter
Fifty Years of Regional Inequality in China: A Journey Through Central Planning, Reform, and Openness

From the book: Spatial Disparities in Human Development

Central planning Communist state Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Fifty Years of Regional Inequality in China: A Journey through Central Planning, Reform, and Openness

This paper constructs and analyses a long-run time-series for regional inequality in China from the Communist Revolution to the present...

Central planning Communist state Equality and inequality
Book Chapter
Kyrgyzstan

From the book: Inequality and Social Structure During the Transition

Central planning Equality and inequality Income distribution
Book Chapter
Market-Based Reforms and Changes in China's Health Care System

From the book: Social Provision in Low-Income Countries

Central planning Economic growth Economic planning
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