Incentives for better local service delivery

Blane Lewis, Paul Smoke

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There is growing interest in the use of national incentives to promote LG reform and improved performance in many developing countries across the world, including Indonesia. Much contemporary literature on decentralization sees incentives as embedded features of a good governance system if the system structure of the system and procedures are well designed, actors in the system will benefit from adopting appropriate behavior and/or will be penalized for not doing so.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFiscal Decentralization in Indonesia a Decade after Big Bang
EditorsMinistry of Finance, Republic of Indonesia, Directorate General of Fiscal Balanc
Place of PublicationGermany
PublisherAsian Development Bank
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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