Local Government Finance in Pakistan Post 2001

Kardar, Shahid
September 2006
Lahore Journal of Economics;Special Edition 2006, Vol. 11, p89
Academic Journal
The paper calls for financial devolution from the federal and provincial levels to the local level. The author argues that the present high degree of centralization has failed to deliver an adequate level of social services. In addition, while the more important services such as education, health and water supply had devolved to the local level, higher levels of government imposed constraints on their expenditures.


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