The Resource Reforming fiscal federalism and local government : beyond the zero-sum game, by Hansjörg Blöchliger and Camila Vammalle, (electronic resource)

Reforming fiscal federalism and local government : beyond the zero-sum game, by Hansjörg Blöchliger and Camila Vammalle, (electronic resource)

Label
Reforming fiscal federalism and local government : beyond the zero-sum game
Title
Reforming fiscal federalism and local government
Title remainder
beyond the zero-sum game
Statement of responsibility
by Hansjörg Blöchliger and Camila Vammalle
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This book describes and examines reforms of fiscal federalism and local government in 10 OECD countries implemented over the past decade. The country chapters identify common patterns and factors that are conducive to reforms of the intergovernmental fiscal framework, using a common methodological approach. The summary chapter highlights the cross-cutting issues emerging from the country chapters and shows the key factors in the institutional, political, economic and fiscal areas that are supporting reform success. The report's approach results in valuable insights for policy makers designing,
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Is Subseries of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Blöchliger, Hansjörg
Dewey number
336.598
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HJ197
LC item number
.B56 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Vammalle, Camila
Series statement
OECD fiscal federalism studies,
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  • Intergovernmental fiscal relations
  • Fiscal policy
  • Local government
  • Decentralization in government
Label
Reforming fiscal federalism and local government : beyond the zero-sum game, by Hansjörg Blöchliger and Camila Vammalle, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Foreword; Acknowledgements; Table of contents; Executive summary; Chapter 1. Reforming fiscal relations: Going beyond the zero-sum game; Introduction; How to reform fiscal relations?; Box 1.1. Why reform fiscal relations?; Figure 1.1. Taxing power of sub-central governments varies widely across the OECD; The stakes in fiscal relations reforms; Methodology; Table 1.1. The ten case studies; Box 1.2. The method of "focused comparison"; The reform context; Favourable economic and fiscal conditions can help reforms succeed; Electoral mandates are useful but not crucial for success
  • Some arrangements provide sub-central governments with considerable leverageThe central government must often mediate between diverging sub-central government interests; Timing and scope; Reforms often build upon earlier failures and pilot programmes; Bundling may be necessary to forge majorities; Sequencing may be an alternative strategy for some reforms; Speed may help, but reforms take time; Designing the reform process; Political leadership tends to accelerate a reform; External and independent expertise lends credibility to reforms
  • Consultation should focus on a reform's long-term impactsTransitional arrangements may be necessary; The administration should speak with one voice; Communication should present the policy behind the numbers; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 2. Australia: The Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations; Summary; Box 2.1. The Australian Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations; Context of the reform; Institutional framework; Figure 2.1. Australia's vertical fiscal imbalance is one of the largest in OECD federal countries; Economic and fiscal conditions
  • Issue historyActors and interests; Electoral mandate and political leadership; The reform process; Policy formulation and timeline; Bundling and compensation; Administrative setup and intergovernmental collaboration; The role of experts; Adoption and implementation; Communication; Some unfinished reform elements; Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 3. Austria: The reform of the fiscal equalisation law; Summary; Box 3.1. The Austrian fiscal equalisation reform; Context of the reform; Institutional framework; Economic and fiscal conditions; Issue history
  • Figure 3.1. Austrian sub-central governments depend largely on central governmentActors and interests; The reform process; Policy formulation; Bundling and compensation; The non-reforms; Box 3.2. The political economy of population statistics; Electoral mandate and political and administrative leadership; The role of experts; Adoption and implementation; Communication; Conclusions; Bibliography; Chapter 4. Belgium: The Lambermont Agreement; Summary; Box 4.1. The Belgian Lambermont Agreement; Context of the reform; Institutional framework; Economic and fiscal context; Issue history
  • Figure 4.1. Tax autonomy in Belgium was relatively low
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (139 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789264119970
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000092185
  • (EBL)882134
  • (OCoLC)777727577
  • (SSID)ssj0000749089
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11425384
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000749089
  • (PQKBWorkID)10709089
  • (PQKB)11567940
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC882134
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000092185
Label
Reforming fiscal federalism and local government : beyond the zero-sum game, by Hansjörg Blöchliger and Camila Vammalle, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Foreword; Acknowledgements; Table of contents; Executive summary; Chapter 1. Reforming fiscal relations: Going beyond the zero-sum game; Introduction; How to reform fiscal relations?; Box 1.1. Why reform fiscal relations?; Figure 1.1. Taxing power of sub-central governments varies widely across the OECD; The stakes in fiscal relations reforms; Methodology; Table 1.1. The ten case studies; Box 1.2. The method of "focused comparison"; The reform context; Favourable economic and fiscal conditions can help reforms succeed; Electoral mandates are useful but not crucial for success
  • Some arrangements provide sub-central governments with considerable leverageThe central government must often mediate between diverging sub-central government interests; Timing and scope; Reforms often build upon earlier failures and pilot programmes; Bundling may be necessary to forge majorities; Sequencing may be an alternative strategy for some reforms; Speed may help, but reforms take time; Designing the reform process; Political leadership tends to accelerate a reform; External and independent expertise lends credibility to reforms
  • Consultation should focus on a reform's long-term impactsTransitional arrangements may be necessary; The administration should speak with one voice; Communication should present the policy behind the numbers; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 2. Australia: The Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations; Summary; Box 2.1. The Australian Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations; Context of the reform; Institutional framework; Figure 2.1. Australia's vertical fiscal imbalance is one of the largest in OECD federal countries; Economic and fiscal conditions
  • Issue historyActors and interests; Electoral mandate and political leadership; The reform process; Policy formulation and timeline; Bundling and compensation; Administrative setup and intergovernmental collaboration; The role of experts; Adoption and implementation; Communication; Some unfinished reform elements; Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 3. Austria: The reform of the fiscal equalisation law; Summary; Box 3.1. The Austrian fiscal equalisation reform; Context of the reform; Institutional framework; Economic and fiscal conditions; Issue history
  • Figure 3.1. Austrian sub-central governments depend largely on central governmentActors and interests; The reform process; Policy formulation; Bundling and compensation; The non-reforms; Box 3.2. The political economy of population statistics; Electoral mandate and political and administrative leadership; The role of experts; Adoption and implementation; Communication; Conclusions; Bibliography; Chapter 4. Belgium: The Lambermont Agreement; Summary; Box 4.1. The Belgian Lambermont Agreement; Context of the reform; Institutional framework; Economic and fiscal context; Issue history
  • Figure 4.1. Tax autonomy in Belgium was relatively low
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (139 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789264119970
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000092185
  • (EBL)882134
  • (OCoLC)777727577
  • (SSID)ssj0000749089
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11425384
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000749089
  • (PQKBWorkID)10709089
  • (PQKB)11567940
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC882134
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000092185

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