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Fiscal Decentralization and Urbanization in Indonesia

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  • Comola, Margherita
  • de Mello, Luiz

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Indonesia went through a process of fiscal decentralization in 2001 involving the devolution of several policymaking and service delivery functions to the subnational tiers of government (provinces and districts). This process is likely to have affected r

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  • Comola, Margherita & de Mello, Luiz, 2010. "Fiscal Decentralization and Urbanization in Indonesia," WIDER Working Paper Series 058, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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    Indonesia; minimum wage; federalism; urbanization;

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