What Are the Areas of Competence for Central and Local Governments? Accountability Mechanisms in Multi-Level Governance

Volume: 27, Issue: 1, Pages: 120 - 134
Published: Sep 12, 2016
Abstract
This study aims to advance understanding of the distinctive areas of competence for central and local governments. In doing so, we focus on the relative impacts of two accountability mechanisms—elections and management approaches—on the bureaucratic attitudes and behaviors exhibited within central and local governments. We posit that elections have dominant impacts in local governments, whereas management systems play a relatively larger role in...
Paper Details
Title
What Are the Areas of Competence for Central and Local Governments? Accountability Mechanisms in Multi-Level Governance
Published Date
Sep 12, 2016
Volume
27
Issue
1
Pages
120 - 134
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