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2018 Fiscal decentralisation made effective
Guidelines & Policy
Fiscal decentralisation made effective – concepts, challenges and solutions
3 - 6 December 2018, Lucerne, Switzerland
From the 3rd to the 6th December 2018, a course on Fiscal Decentralization took place in Lucerne, in collaboration the University of Applied Sciences of Lucerne as well as the Institute for Development Studies. The participants came from all over the world to learn together on this important issue: Albania, Bangladesh, Georgia, Moldova, Nepal, Pakistan, Serbia, and Tanzania. One of the highlights was the meeting with the charismatic and humble Mayor of Udligenswil, a small municipality near Lucerne, as well as the discussions with the federal officers responsible for the Swiss fiscal equalization system.
Documents - Day 1
Functional Allocation Methodology of Mongolia
Excursus on Asymmetric Decentralisation and Monitoring
Groupwork on the allocation of functions
Introduction to Fiscal Decentralisation
Documents - Day 2
Allocation of Revenue
Tanzania - Financing of Sub-national Governments
Finances of Sub-national governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Decentralisation trends in OECD countries: a comparative perspective for Ukraine
Local incomes case of Serbia
Documents - Day 3
Why Fiscal Decentralization Theory and Practice Differ
Neglected Challenges and Constraints
Political Economy of Fiscal Decentralization Reform in Nepal
Political Economy of Fiscal Decentralisation Reform: Bangladesh
Property Tax Reform in Serbia
Albania - Strategy and organization of decentralization reform
Fiscal Equalization in Switzerland
Tax Autonomy and Tax Competition
Programme and literature
Assignment for course participants
Course Evaluation Form
Detailed program_course Fisical Decentralisation
Performance-based Grant Systems
Sponsoring a Race to the Top
Suggested Literature as preparation