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Democratic Governance and Participatory Budgeting: A Theoretical Discourse of the Nigerian Experience

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  • Sunday Tunde Akindele

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    (Department of Political Science, Obafemi Awolowo University)

  • Yakibi Ayodele Afolabi

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    (Department of Business Administration and Management, Osun State Polytechnic)

  • Oluwadare Ojo Ayeni

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    (Department of Public Administration, Obafemi Awolowo University)

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    This paper examines the issue of Democratic governance and participatory budgeting in the context of their relevance, challenges and implications for the masses in Nigeria in the context of the public sector finances and spending. It specifically focuses on the Nigerian experience. The necessary interconnectedness among these concepts was identified and examined vis-¨¤-vis the implications of such affinities for the peoples¡¯ ability to understand where the ultimate powers over public policies in these respects abound.

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    Article provided by Better Advances Press, Canada in its journal Review of Economics & Finance.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2012)
    Issue (Month): (November)
    Pages: 85-98

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    Handle: RePEc:bap:journl:120408

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    Keywords: Democratic governance; Participatory budgeting; Fiscal politics; Fiscal crisis; Pluralism; National income; Political bankruptcy; Demonetization of labor; Economic overload;

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    1. Kaufmann, Daniel & Kraay, Aart & Zoido-Lobaton, Pablo, 1999. "Aggregating governance indicators," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2195, The World Bank.
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