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resources and increases accountability at the local levels'. For instance, Oates argues that I Bahl, R. & Miller, B. (Eds.) (1983), Local Government Finance in the Third World, Case Study of the
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2 I use the terms 1991 LGC and LGC as interchangeable.
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