Financing and the optimal provision of public expenditure by decentralised agencies
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Published by University of Warwick, Department of Economics in Coventry .
Written in English

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StatementRobin Boadway, Isao Horiba and Raghbendra Jha.
SeriesWarwick economic research papers -- No.472, Economic research paper series / University of Warwick, Department of Economics -- no.472, Economic research paper (University of Warwick, Department of Economics) -- no.472.
ContributionsHoriba, Isao., Jha, Raghbendra., Unversity of Warwick. Department of Economics.
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  Public services are often provided by lower level agencies that are funded by higher level government. Since markets for such services do not exist, normal pressures to minimize costs do not operate; indeed, usually these costs are unobservable. We study a principal-agent model which emphasizes the distinction between the financing and provision of public by: public expenditure should be so utilized among the various uses in an optimal manner: the different sources of taxation should so tapped that the aggregate sacrifice entailed is minimum In the above diagram, MSS curve represents Marginal Social Sacrifice curve and MSA curve represents Marginal Social Advantage curve. See also Journal Article in International Tax and Public Finance () FINANCING AND THE OPTIMAL PROVISION OF PUBLIC EXPENDITURE BY DECENTRALIZED AGENCIES Economic Research Papers, University of Warwick - Department of Economics Also in The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics (). The ministry of finance therefore needs to ensure that (1) aggregate expenditure data are being obtained in a timely way, (2) the data are accurate and reliable; (3) the ministry of finance has sufficient capacity to analyze and monitor these data, and (4) some unit has been explicitly assigned the responsibility for this task.

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discipline and for accountability and control in decentralised public spending, dealing not only with specific national grants transferred to sub-national governments but with the total spending and financing activity. In OECD countries, even in federal ones, central governments supervise. chapter provides a quick run-through of the entire expenditure management cycle. This chapter can therefore serve as a map of the book for the thorough reader, as well as a stand-alone sketch of the key issues for the busy public official (who should also read the last section of the concluding chapter 17). 1. Public Finance – Basic Concepts, Ties and Aspects Aim of this chapter • to introduce to the issue of public finance; • to present basic concepts of this topic and learn about their contents; • to understand the linkages of public finance on economic theory. Key words Public finance, public sector, public revenues, public expenditures. What is public financial management and how is it used in decentralised and decentralising systems? Public financial management (PFM)—the science and art of budgeting, spending, and accounting for public funds—is among the most fundamental elements of public sector not only helps to ensure that there are clearly defined and well applied rules and processes for managing public.