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Multilevel Fiscal Governance in a Balanced Policy Environment

  • Sharma, Chanchal Kumar

The most desirable system of allocations should avoid effi ciency losses, resulting from either fi nancial dependency, or subnational fi scal operations by striking a balance between fi scal autonomy and reliance on federal transfers of SNGs.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 30282.

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Date of creation: Jan 2011
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Publication status: Published in The India Economy Review 1.8(2011): pp. 90-97
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:30282
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