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Decentralization in Bangladesh: Change has been Elusive

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  • William F. Fox
  • Balakrishna Menon

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This insightful study examines the decentralization experiences from 15 countries in different regions of the world. All of these countries have actively attempted to decentralize, or continue to do so, and have faced obstacles serious enough to either derail or significantly delay their decentralization objectives.

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  • William F. Fox & Balakrishna Menon, 2011. "Decentralization in Bangladesh: Change has been Elusive," Chapters, in: Jorge Martinez-Vazquez & François Vaillancourt (ed.), Decentralization in Developing Countries, chapter 7, Edward Elgar Publishing.
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