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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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  1. Hunt, Jennifer, 2007. "Bribery in Health Care in Peru and Uganda," CEPR Discussion Papers 6274, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  2. Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado, . "A Quantitative Exploration of the Golden Age of European Growth: Structural Change, Public Investment, the Marshall Plan and Intra-European Trade," Working Papers UWEC-2004-15, University of Washington, Department of Economics.
  3. Jennifer Hunt, 2006. "How Corruption Hits People When They Are Down," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series wp836, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
  4. Godwin Awio & Deryl Northcott & Stewart Lawrence, 2011. "Social capital and accountability in grass-roots NGOs: The case of the Ugandan community-led HIV/AIDS initiative," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 24(1), pages 63-92, January.
  5. Susan Steiner, 2006. "Decentralisation in Uganda: Exploring the Constraints for Poverty Reduction," GIGA Working Paper Series 31, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies.
  6. Jennifer Hunt & Sonia Laszlo, 2005. "Bribery: Who Pays, Who Refuses, What Are The Payoffs?," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series wp792, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
  7. Wong, Ho Lun & Luo, Renfu & Zhang, Linxiu & Rozelle, Scott, 2013. "Providing quality infrastructure in rural villages: The case of rural roads in China," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 103(C), pages 262-274.
  8. Deininger, Klaus W. & Ayalew, Daniel & Yamano, Takashi, 2006. "Legal Knowledge and Economic Development: The Case of Land Rights in Uganda," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25431, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  9. Susan Steiner, 2005. "Decentralisation and Poverty Reduction: A Conceptual Framework for the Economic Impact," Public Economics 0508006, EconWPA.

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