Occasional paper 10. Fiscal Decentralization in Ghana: Progress and Challenges

Policy makers in Ghana have lauded the fiscal decentralization as a positive driver of substantial government growth and development. Since 1992, Ghana has made strives at implementing fiscal decentralization in Ghana. However, the implementation of the program and management of revenue at the local level has been challenging. This paper provides a general overview of decentralization in Ghana and examines local government fiscal management

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