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Challenges for China's Public Spending, Toward Greater Effectiveness and Equity, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The study draws extensively on Chinese government and other sources to provide a detailed and up-to-date picture of the current state of China's public expenditure policies, the main reforms that are being undertaken, and the problems that remain to be resolved. Topics covered: key characteristics of China's budget and recent trends; the allocation of spending; the uneven pattern of fiscal decentralisation; gaps between expenditure needs and fiscal resources for local governments and their consequences
Table Of Contents
Foreword; Table of Contents; Executive Summary; Introduction; Chapter 1. Government Spending is Bigger than it Looks: the Need for Greater Transparency and Control; Chapter 2. Where the Money is Going: A Reorientation Towards Human Development is Needed; Chapter 3. Getting the Spending to Where it is Most Needed: Reforming Relations Among Government Levels; Conclusions and Recommendations; References; Annex A. Case Studies of Local Government Finances; Annex B. Statistical Tables; Annex C. The Estimation of Financing Gaps; Annex D. The Classification of Expenditures
Literary Form
non fiction
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Physical Description
1 online resource (146 p.)
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