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Déconcentration, délégation et dévolution : avantages, inconvénients et mise en place


  • Stéphanie Boulenger
  • Isabelle Gauthier
  • François Vaillancourt


The purpose of this paper is to present the various forms (administrative, political and fiscal) and the various types (deconcentration, delegation, devolution) of decentralization. We highlight the strength and weaknesses of these various forms of decentralisation, as well as examine the specific aspects of their implementation. We divide this text into three sections, based on the following questions : What is decentralisation?, How do we choose the type of decentralisation we want? and How do we manage decentralisation? L'objectif de ce texte est de présenter les trois différentes formes de décentralisation (décentralisation administrative, politique et fiscale) et les trois différents types de décentralisation, soit la déconcentration, la délégation et la dévolution. On fait ressortir les forces et faiblesses des trois types et examine trois aspects spécifiques de la mise en place de la décentralisation. Ce texte se divise en trois sections, répondant aux trois questions suivantes : « Qu'est-ce que la décentralisation? », « Comment choisir un type de décentralisation? », « Comment gérer et mettre en place la décentralisation? »

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  • Stéphanie Boulenger & Isabelle Gauthier & François Vaillancourt, 2012. "Déconcentration, délégation et dévolution : avantages, inconvénients et mise en place," CIRANO Working Papers 2012s-22, CIRANO.
  • Handle: RePEc:cir:cirwor:2012s-22

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    1. Shah, Anwar & Thompson, Theresa, 2004. "Implementing decentralized local governance: a treacherous road with potholes, detours, and road closures," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3353, The World Bank.
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    deconcentration; delegation; devolution; decentralisation; déconcentration; délégation; dévolution; décentralisation;

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