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Does Greater Accountability Improve the Quality of Public Service Delivery? Evidence from Uganda

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  • Deininger, Klaus
  • Mpuga, Paul

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 33 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 171-191

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Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:33:y:2005:i:1:p:171-191

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