• Decentralisation and gender. A study on coordination and cooperation in LGA for maternal health. 

      Lange, Siri; Schanke, Liss (Research report, 2007-11-26)
      Tanzania initiated the Local Government Reform Programme in 1996. The objective of the reform is decentralisation by devolution, and to strengthen local authorities' ability to deliver quality and accessible services in ...
    • Devolutionary delusions? The effect of decentralization on corruption 

      Kolstad, Ivar; Wiig, Arne; Somville, Vincent (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:10, Working paper, 2014-09-01)
      The effect of government decentralization on corruption is theoretically ambiguous. On the one hand, bringing government closer to the people could increase accountability and reduce corruption. On the other hand, ...
    • Local government revenue mobilisation in Anglophone Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Heggstad, Kari (CMI Working Paper WP 2012:6, Working paper, 2012-10-03)
      This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilization in Anglophone Africa with an emphasis on urban settings. Specific revenue instruments and their effects on economic efficiency, income ...
    • Local government revenue mobilisation in Anglophone Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Heggstad, Kari K. (Others, 2013-01-01)
      Many local governments in Africa have inadequate resources to deliver the services for which they are responsible. This paper examines opportunities and constraints to improving local revenue mobilisation by urban councils ...
    • Local Revenue Mobilization in Urban Settings in Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2006)
      The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local authority capacity in terms of management, infrastructure, and financing. Many African towns and cities are now facing a governance crisis. Accordingly, the ...