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Decentralization and macroeconomic performance in China: regional autonomy has its costs

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  • Feltenstein, Andrew
  • Iwata, Shigeru

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Development Economics.

Volume (Year): 76 (2005)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 481-501

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  1. World Bank, 2005. "China : Integration of National Product and Factor Markets, Economic Benefits and Policy Recommendations," World Bank Other Operational Studies 8690, The World Bank.
  2. Akramov, Kamiljon T. & Asante, Felix Ankomah, 2009. "Decentralization and local public services in Ghana: Do geography and ethnic diversity matter?," IFPRI discussion papers 872, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  3. Bilin Neyapti & Nida Cakir, 2007. "Does Fiscal Decentralization Promote Fiscal Discipline?," Departmental Working Papers 0708, Bilkent University, Department of Economics.
  4. Chang, Eric C. & Wong, Sonia M.L., 2009. "Governance with multiple objectives: Evidence from top executive turnover in China," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 15(2), pages 230-244, April.
  5. Ferro, Esteban & Wilson, John S., 2011. "Foreign aid and business bottlenecks : a study of aid effectiveness," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5546, The World Bank.
  6. Anping Chen & Nicolaas Groenewold, 2011. "The National and Regional Effects of Fiscal Decentralisation in China," Economics Discussion / Working Papers 11-18, The University of Western Australia, Department of Economics.
  7. Eugenia Vella & Sarantis Kalyvitis, . "Public Capital Maintenance, Decentralization and U.s. Productivity Growth," DEOS Working Papers 1126, Athens University of Economics and Business.
  8. Anping Chen & Nicolaas Groenewold, 2013. "The national and regional effects of fiscal decentralisation in China," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, vol. 51(3), pages 731-760, December.
  9. Nasir Iqbal & Musleh ud Din & Ejaz Ghani, 2013. "Fiscal Decentralisation and Economic Growth: Role of Democratic Institutions," PIDE-Working Papers 2013:89, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.
  10. Bilin Neyapti, 2003. "Fiscal Decentralisation and Deficits: International Evidence," Working Papers 2003/2, Turkish Economic Association.
  11. Shahnawaz Malik & Mahmood-ul-Hassan & Shahzad Hussain, 2006. "Fiscal Decentralisation and Economic Growth in Pakistan," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 45(4), pages 845-854.
  12. Brixi, Hana & Mu, Yan & Targa, Beatrice & Hipgrave, David, 2010. "Equity and public governance in health system reform : challenges and opportunities for China," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5530, The World Bank.
  13. Zhang, Jun, 2008. "China?s Economic Growth: Trajectories and Evolving Institutions," Working Paper Series RP2008/33, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  14. Rogers, Cynthia, 2007. "Whither Decentralization: Implications for Linking Research and Practice: Presidential Address: Southern Regional Science Association, April 2006," The Review of Regional Studies, Southern Regional Science Association, vol. 37(2), pages 109-19.
  15. Chien-Hsun Chen, 2004. "Fiscal decentralization, collusion and government size in China's transitional economy," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(11), pages 699-705.
  16. Iqbal, Nasir & Nawaz, Saima, 2010. "Fiscal Decentralization and Macroeconomic Stability: Theory and Evidence from Pakistan," MPRA Paper 27184, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  17. Ehtisham Ahmad & Li Keping & Raju Jan Singh & Thomas J. Richardson, 2002. "Recentralization in China?," IMF Working Papers 02/168, International Monetary Fund.
  18. Bilin Neyapti & Zafer Akin & Zeynep B. Cevik, 2011. "Does Fiscal Decentralization Promote Fiscal Discipline?," Departmental Working Papers 1101, Bilkent University, Department of Economics.
  19. Elliott Parker & Judith Thornton, 2007. "Fiscal Centralisation and Decentralisation in Russia and China," Comparative Economic Studies, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 49(4), pages 514-542, December.
  20. Mototsugu Fukushige & Yingxin Shi, 2013. "Intergovernmental Fiscal Relationships in China: A Simple Model Based on the Nonsymmetric Nash Solution," Discussion Papers in Economics and Business 13-21, Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics and Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP).

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