Autor: Guillermo Perry
ISBN-13: 9781137593436
Einband: Book
Seiten: 188
Format: 218x151x20 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Improving Access and Quality of Public Services in Latin America

Latin American Political Economy
To Govern and To Serve
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Assesses the effectiveness of specific modes of governance at the sector level in Latin America with clear and innovative policy lessons
Chapter 1: Building a Culture of Accountability in Service Delivery: Conclusions from the GDN Project on Varieties of Governance and Service Delivery
This book presents insights from several countries in Latin America and beyond on how to organize critical sectors, such as education, roads and water, to improve quality, access and affordability. The innovative, multi-disciplinary studies in this volume discuss the outcomes of decentralization, school autonomy, participatory budgeting at the local level and other accountability mechanisms. Rich quantitative analyses are complemented and enhanced by insights from interviews and quotes from those on the front lines: politicians, bureaucrats and service providers; as well as a variety of case-studies focusing on wider political economy questions, on the intricacies of political competition and governance reform, and on public spending efficiency in countries as varied as Colombia, Peru, Chile and Uruguay. As the authors demonstrate, Latin America has much to share with the rest of the world in terms of governance and public service delivery experiments and learnings.
Editiert von: Guillermo Perry, Ramona Angelescu Naqvi
Guillermo Perry is Professor at Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia, Non-Resident Fellow of the Center for Global Development (CGD), United States, and member of several Boards, among them the Global Development Network (GDN), the Woodrow Wilson Institute (Latin American Advisory Board), and FEDESARROLLO and Banco de Bogotá. He was Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank (1996-2007) and held various government positions in his home country, Colombia. Perry is author or coauthor of more than 20 books and many articles on diverse development issues, including growth, inequality, public finance, natural resources, and trade.

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Autor: Guillermo Perry
ISBN-13:: 9781137593436
ISBN: 1137593431
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.01.2017
Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Gewicht: 394g
Seiten: 188
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 218x151x20 mm, 32 schwarz-weiße Abbildungen, Bibliographie