Local Public Finance in Central and Eastern Europe: Assessing the First Decade

Local Public Finance in Central and Eastern Europe: Assessing the First Decade

By: Zeljko Sevic (editor)Hardback

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This book explores the system of financing local governments in selected countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Using evidence from the last two decades, the authors, experts on their particular countries, describe the development of the current local government finance system in each nation, and the major challenges and policy options they face. The contributions in this book provide comprehensive coverage of a transitional Europe that encompasses both modern local public finance theory and specific applications in the target countries. This book is a recommended read not only for students of local government and local public finance, but also practitioners and all those who have to deal with the accountability and financial issues at local government level in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Contents:1. Local Government Finance in Central and Eastern Europe: Whither Way?A eljko Aeevi?2. Albania: Decentralisation and Local Government Finance - Key Successes and Future ChallengesJuliana H. Pigey, Artan Hoxha and Sabina Ymeri3. Local Government Finance in BelarusYuri Krivorotko4. Local Government Finance in Bosnia and HerzegovinaJean Tesche5. Strengthening Local Government Finance: The Case of BulgariaSvetlana Alexandova6. Local Government Finance in CroatiaAnto Bajo and Ivana Jakir-Bajo7. Fiscal Decentralisation in the Czech Republic: Problems and ProspectsPhillip J. Bryson and Gary C. Cornia8. Local Government Finance in EstoniaKenneth A. Kriz 9. Decentralisation Under Fiscal Pressure: Local Government Finances in HungaryGabor Peteri10. Local Government Finance in LatviaMudite Priede and Solvita Klapare11. Local Government Finance in LithuaniaGerda A igiene, Jadvyga Ciburiene and Mark W. Chandler12. Financing Local Self-Government in the Republic of MacedoniaBorce Davitkovski and Ana Pavlovska-Daneva13. Local Government Finance in MoldovaClare T. Romanik, Eugeniu Hristev and Maria Salabuga14. Local Government Finance in MontenegroDjordjije Blazic15. Local Government Finance in PolandPiotr Bury and Pawel Swianiewicz16. Local Government Finance in RomaniaClaudiu Doltu17. Local Government Finance in SerbiaThomas Meekel18. Local Government Finance in SlovakiaJuraj Nemec19. Financing Local Communities in SloveniaDavor Savin20. Funding Local Government in UkraineSergii Slukhai

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781843766582
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9781843766582
  • ISBN10: 1843766582

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