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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, 2005. "Does Greater Accountability Improve the Quality of Public Service Delivery? Evidence from Uganda," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 33(1), pages 171-191, January.
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