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Service Delivery with More Districts in Uganda : Fiscal Challenges and Opportunities for Reforms


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    Paper provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Other Operational Studies with number 16012.

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    Date of creation: Jun 2013
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    Keywords: Public Sector Economics Macroeconomics and Economic Growth - Subnational Economic Development Governance - National Governance Public Sector Expenditure Policy Finance and Financial Sector Development - Debt Markets Public Sector Development;

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