Indiaâ€™s System of Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations
AbstractThis paper examines several aspects of Indiaâ€™s system of Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations (IGFR). It first reviews the origins and context within which the IGFR system was established and examines how it has evolved. It describes the nature of the system, including assignment of powers and functions, intergovernmental fiscal transfers and the principles that guide their design. It examines several other dimensions of the IGFR system, such as its interface with policy imperatives, evolution of norms, and recent institutional developments. It concludes with an assessment of lessons learned so far, and key challenges that lie ahead.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz in its series Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series with number qt9784g140.
Date of creation: 01 Aug 2004
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- Singh, Nirvikar, 2004. "Indiaâ€™s System of Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations," Santa Cruz Center for International Economics, Working Paper Series qt7dz5095t, Center for International Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
- Singh, Nirvikar, 2004. "Indiaâ€™s System of Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt7dz5095t, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
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