3 edition of Fiscal federalism and democratic governance in Nigeria found in the catalog.
Fiscal federalism and democratic governance in Nigeria
by National Centre for Economic Management and Administration in Ibadan
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Israel O. Taiwo, Adeyemi A. Fajingbesi.|
|Contributions||Taiwo, I. O., Fajingbesi, Adeyemi A., National Centre for Economic Management and Administration (Nigeria)|
|LC Classifications||HJ1501 .F57 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 437 p. :|
|Number of Pages||437|
|ISBN 10||9782785636, 9782785633|
Downloadable! This book argues that fiscal federalism will consistently deliver on its governance promises only when democratic decentralization is combined with the integration of political parties. It formalizes this argument and, using new data on subnational political institutions, tests it with models of education, health, and infrastructure service delivery in countries across 30 years. Africa is changing and it is easy to overlook how decentralization, democratization, and new forms of illiberalism have transformed federalism, political parties, and local politics. Chapters on Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and South Africa help fill an important gap in comparative institutional research about state and local politics in Africa.
This book uses the political economy approach to examine the relative failure of federalism in Nigeria. It shows the nexus between the political and the economic aspects of the country's federalism. The central feature of Nigeria's political economy is the relationship between oil resources and the state. Fiscal federalism has long been a topic of keen interest in the United States and Canada. In both nations, subnational governments have traditionally played major roles in the provision of important public services, notably in the areas of education, health, social services, transportation, public safety, and economic development.
Introduction: Principles of Fiscal Federalism anwar shah A large and growing number of countries are re-examining the roles of various orders of government and their partnerships with the private sector and civil society in order to improve their ability to serve their people more effectively and efficiently. This rethinking has led to a resurgence of interest in the principles and practices. Fiscal federalism entails the allocation of the state available resources among federating units to allow each unit fulfil its constitutional responsibilities within the federation. This paper captured the underpinning essentials of fiscal federalism for national advancement. It conceptually dealt with federalism, fiscal autonomy, fiscal federation, core values of development and ubiquitous power.
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In this book, leading scholars and governmental advisers Robert Inman and Daniel Rubinfeld consider the most promising forms of federal governance and the most effective path to enacting federal policies. The result is an essential guide to federalism, its principles, its applications, and its potential to enhance democratic governance.
Fiscal federalism, financial relations between units of governments in a federal government federalism is part of broader public finance term was introduced by the German-born American economist Richard Musgrave in Fiscal federalism deals with the division of governmental functions and financial relations among levels of government.
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The central feature of Nigeria’s political economy is the relationship between oil resources and the state. This book takes Nigeria as a case study for examining how the various issues involved in fiscal federalism in a developing country are handled. It is intended to identify new ideas for fiscal federalism with Fiscal federalism and democratic governance in Nigeria book conflict in Nigeria's 3rd republic.
Category: Social Science Federalism And Political Restructuring In Nigeria. The problem confronting fiscal federalism in Nigeria. Fiscal federalism has always been a matter of argument in Nigeria since its inception. It is important to realize that this historic and present-day contradiction exists due to the consequences of the development of any principle of income acquisition.
It is a real problem. Fiscal Federalism and Good Governance in Nigeria Since Independence Evalsam Samuel Ecoma, 1, Chinyere Samuel Ecoma, Ph.D.2 1Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Igbinedion University, Okada, Okada – Nigeria. 2Department of History and International Relations, Veritas University, Abuja, Abuja – Nigeria.
Fiscal federalism is a byproduct of federalism. Federalism is a political concept in which power to govern is shared between national, and subnational governments creating what is often called a federation (ArowoloAkindele and Olaopa, ).
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Download as PDF Abstract This article argues that the Nigerian federation epitomises an incomplete federal arrangement. The feelings of marginalisation, which had been suppressed during the military era are fully expressed by ethno-regional groups in the post-military era and these feelings finds expression in the potent agitation for a more functional federal system.
William, “The military, oil and development: the political economy of fiscal federalism in Nigeria”, in Fiscal Federalism and Nigeria’s Economic Development, collected volume of papers presented at the Annual Conference of the Nigerian Economic Society.
4 Bach, D.C. “Ma nagi g a plural society: the boomerang effects of. DEMOCRACY AND PROBLEMS OF FISCAL FEDERALISM IN NIGERIA () DEMOCRACY AND PROBLEMS OF FISCAL FEDERALISM IN NIGERIA ( ) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study Statement of problem Objective of the study Research Hypotheses Significance o.
With the return of democratic governance in and the contending developmental problems The gamut of Nigeria's fiscal federalism is transient of the pre-independent and post independent Fiscal federalism in a democratic system of government: the Nigerian experience.
Kano public. Afro Asian Journal of Social Sciences Volume X, No. Nigeria operates a fiscal arrangement that caters for the needs of component states.
Federalism is characterized by extensive inter-governmental relations in which federal, state and local tier. Fiscal Federalism is highly recommended.’ Robert Inman - The Wharton School ‘Boadway and Shah have provided the new definitive treatment of the principles of fiscal federalism against a rich background of the actual practice of fiscal decentralization.
A key focus of the IOG’s research activities is on federalism and democratic governance, developing and exploring models and tools for fiscal federalism, looking at the evolution of federal models both nationally and internationally, and exploring questions related to democratic institutions and reform, and their place in the broader governance ecosystem.
This book offers an overview on recent trends and policies in intergovernmental fiscal relations and sub-central government. Accessible chapters provide: insight into how sub-central governments are managing ongoing consolidation, as well as how fiscal decentralisation fosters economic growth and educational attainment; a balanced account of the virtues and limits of tax competition between.
for arriving at the challenges of federalism in Nigeria. However, most literature on federalism focused on power relations between and among levels of government vis-à-vis fiscal federalism while issues relating to contextual dilemma and the pitfalls in the experiment have attracted few academic works.
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The term federalism is derived from the Latin word “fidere” meaning to “trust” or to “entrust” some agreed values to a central entity of a given country .
This gave rise to the thinking that federalism is a “process of formation of a particular kind of political union, with at least two autonomous but interdependent levels of governments” , that form of government where. Fiscal federalism and local government finance in Nigeria. World Journal of Education, 2 (5), ) 6 Solomon neguse, fiscal federalism in the Ethiopian ethnic – based federal system, publishedp) 7 Wallace E.
Oates, an Essay on Fiscal Federalism, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 37, No. 3.,P. This chapter introduces the book, reviews the literature on fiscal federalism and political institutions, and summarizes our arguments and empirical tests.
Scholars and practitioners continue to debate the governance effects of decentralization and how to design institutions that can realize its potential benefits. We investigate the political conditions under which the decentralization of.Inthe Nigerian founding fathers opted for a federal system of government despite its inherent challenges in a pluralistic society.
This research work x-rayed federalism in Nigeria as the only basis upon which Nigeria can remain united despite its diversity and peculiar conditions in which the different tribal groups live in and proffers solutions to the challenges of the practice of.