What is the
fiscal envelope of a subnational government given national fiscal targets
and transfers and local revenue potential?
national support for decentralization, subnational governments are being/have
been assigned significant responsibilities for supporting economic growth
in their regions. In this section, we present:
that provide a framework for understanding fiscal constraints at the
subnational level of government;
- a range
of Bank documents that review fiscal management practices and experiences
at the subnational regional level;
- some external
work on tax competition among regions.
on the assignment of fiscal powers to subnational governments;
of interjurisdictional equity.
case studies below are in working draft form. They
are being released as a resource
to benefit policy makers and researchers and are not
a final publication.