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that Olongapo City Local Government needs to address in order to fulfill its revenue needs.
There is extensive literature on fiscal decentralization and urban finance, but little empirical 10 Litvak, J. et al. (1998) makes a strong case to focus on institutions in implementing decentralization policy. research or analysis on barriers to revenue mobilization for non-metropolitan, intermediate
cities". I focus on the case of Olongapo City to understand the limitations and problems
with the structure and administration of some major revenue sources for intermediate local
governments. The next chapter looks at major sources of revenue, local taxes, user charges
and intergovernmental transfers, and outlines resource mobilization issues confronting
Olongapo City. " Bahl, R. & Linn, J. (1992); Mathur, O.P. & Einsidel, N. (1996), Increasing the Income of Cities: tapping the
Potential if Non-land-based Sources of Revenue. United nations Center for Human Settlements: Nairobi 3. THE CASE OF OLON...
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