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Fiscal decentralization and natural hazard risks

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  • Monica Escaleras

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  • Charles Register

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Public Choice.

    Volume (Year): 151 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 (April)
    Pages: 165-183

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:151:y:2012:i:1:p:165-183

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    Keywords: Governmental decentralization; Management of natural hazard risks; H11; H41; H73; H77; Q54;

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    1. Jean-Paul Faguet & Fabio Sánchez, 2009. "Decentralization and Access to Social Services in Colombia," DOCUMENTOS CEDE 005401, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES-CEDE.

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