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Better Urban Services: Finding the Right Incentives

DEVELOPMENT IN PRACTICE

THE WORLD BANK WASHINGTON. D. C.

© 1995 The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / THE WORLD BANK

1818 H Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20433, U.S.A.

All rights reserved

Manufactured in the United States of America

First printing July 1995

This book is a modified version of a document that was reviewed by the Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank in September 1994. The book has benefited greatly from their comments. The volume is a product of the staff of the World Bank, and the judgments made herein do not necessarily reflect the view of its Executive Directors or the countries they represent.

The cover photograph is of Lagos, Nigeria; by Curt Carnemark for the World Bank.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Better urban services: finding the right incentives

p. cm. - (Development in practice)

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 0-8213-3232-5

1. Municipal services - Developing countries.

2. Decentralization in government - Developing countries.

3. Intergovernmental fiscal relations - Developing countries.

4. World Bank - Developing countries.

I. Title.

II. Series: Development in practice (Washington, D.C.)

HD4431. D56 1995

363'.09172'4-dc20 95- 17819 CIP