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Bureaucracy
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Party system institutionalization and reliance on personal income tax: Exploring the relationship using new data

This paper explores the effect of party system institutionalization on the reliance of tax systems on the personal income tax...

Income tax fiscal capacity Bureaucracy
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A New Institutionalist Analysis on Emerging Donorship: Explaining the Rise of the Knowledge Dimension in the South Korean Aid Regime

This study aims to provide a neo-institutional explanation of why South Korea increasingly intends to share its developmental experience with the rest of the world...

Advertising Bureaucracy Economic assistance and foreign aid
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Industrial Policy in Practice: Africa’s Presidential Investors’ Advisory Councils

Recent writing on industrial policy stresses the need for coordination between the public and private sectors...

Bureaucracy Economic assistance and foreign aid Industrial policy
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Explaining Positive Deviance in Public Sector Reforms in Development

Public sector reforms are commonplace in developing countries. Much of the literature about these reforms reflects on their failures...

Bureaucracy Economic development Economic growth
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Liberia’s Gender-Sensitive Police Reform: Starting from Scratch? Improving Representation and Responsiveness

After its 14-year civil war, Liberia worked with multiple donors and partners to restore security...

Bureaucracy Crime Economic assistance and foreign aid
Book Chapter
Rekindling Governments from Within: Getting Public Sector Elite Officials to Support Government Reform in Brazil

From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Bureaucracy Public administration Decision making (Public administration)
Working Paper
Rekindling Governments from Within: Getting Public Sector Elite Officials to Support Government Reform in Brazil

This paper shows how an elite cadre of public sector officials played a key role in the success of administrative reforms in Brazil’s state tax administration bureaus in the 1990s...

Bureaucracy Public administration Decision making (Public administration)
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The Ambiguity of Bureaucracy
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by John Toye Is bureaucracy a vital institution that has to be built up by poor countries in pursuit of economic development?...

Bureaucracy Political science
Book Chapter
Modern Bureaucracy

From the book: Institutional Change and Economic Development

Bureaucracy Sociological aspects (Economics) Institutional economics
Working Paper
Modern Bureaucracy

Max Weber believed that bureaucracy could be understood by analysing its ideal-typical characteristics, and that these characteristics would become more pervasive as the modern age advanced...

Bureaucracy Sociological aspects (Economics) Institutional economics
Book Chapter
Bureaucratic Form and the Informal Economy

From the book: Linking the Formal and Informal Economy

Bureaucracy Democracy Informal sector (Economics)
Working Paper
Formal Bureaucracy and the Emergent Forms of the Informal Economy

The following essay has three parts. The first is a story about fluctuations in the balance of the relationship between impersonal and personal principles of social organization...

Bureaucracy Democracy Informal sector (Economics)
Book Chapter
Decentralization, Local Bureaucracies and Service Delivery in Uganda

From the book: Reforming Africa's Institutions

Bureaucracy Democratization Institutional economics
Working Paper
Decentralization, Local Bureaucracies and Service Delivery in Uganda

Following close to two decades of political distress and economic decline, Uganda embarked, in the mid 1980s, on far-reaching reforms under Yoweri Museveni’s National Resistance Movement...

Bureaucracy Democratization Institutional economics
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A Review of Social Policy Implementation in Nigeria with Emphasis on Education

This paper presents a brief history of social services provision in Nigeria with special reference to education...

Bureaucracy Central planning Education
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The Affinity between Ownership and Coordination Mechanisms: The Common Experience of Reform in Socialist Countries

Bureaucracy Political science Post-communism
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