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Regional Decentralization and Fiscal Incentives: Federalism, Chinese Style

Yingyi Qian

in How Reform Worked in China: The Transition from Plan to Market

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262534246
eISBN:
9780262342728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262534246.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Aligning the interests of local governments with market development is an important issue for developing and transition economies. Using a panel data set from China, we investigate the relationship ... More


From Industrialization to Urbanization: The Social Consequences of Changing Fiscal Incentives on Local Governments’ Behavior 1

James Kai-sing Kung, Chenggang Xu, and Feizhou Zhou

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Since 1978, fiscal decentralization—as a key component of regional decentralization—has powerfully induced local governments to develop the economies under their jurisdiction, but at the expense of ... More


Incentives in the United States

Charles Krakoff and Chris Steele

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter portrays the largely unregulated use of investment incentives by states and municipalities in the United States and describes the “veritable cornucopia of exemptions, allowances, and ... More


Types of Investment Incentives

Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The Chapter explores the various types and sub-types of investment incentives, including not only the usually considered financial, fiscal and regulatory incentives, but also the less studied but ... More


Tax Incentives Around the World

Sebastian James

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a global picture, looking in particular at fiscal incentives and how they are granted and administered in various high-, middle- and low- income jurisdictions around the world. ... More


The Implications of Cadre Evaluation and Fiscal System for Local-Government Behavior

Lynette H. Ong

in Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines bias in the lending practices of rural credit cooperatives (RCCs) across all locales from the perspective of institutional design. More specifically, it shows how the Chinese ... More


Promoting Renewable Energy in African Countries: An Outline of Fiscal and Financial Incentives in South Africa and Nigeria

Jan Glazewski, Lee-Ann Steenkamp, and Peter Kayode Oniemola

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter reviews the development and role of financial mechanisms and fiscal incentives in two African economic powerhouses, South Africa and Nigeria, and the two largest emitters of greenhouse ... More


School Choice and the Question of Accountability: The Milwaukee Experience

Emily Van Dunk and Anneliese M. Dickman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099423
eISBN:
9780300127973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099423.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book refocuses the debate about school choice programs in America, with a non-partisan assessment of the nation's largest and longest-running private school voucher program—the high-profile ... More


How Reform Worked in China: The Transition from Plan to Market

Yingyi Qian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262534246
eISBN:
9780262342728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262534246.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

As China has transformed itself from a centrally planned economy to a market economy, economists have tried to understand and interpret the success of Chinese reform. As the Chinese economist Yingyi ... More


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