Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and State Building: The Case of Indonesia

Bambang Brodjonegoro, Fitz F.G. Ford

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Abstract

This chapter briefly reviews the origins of the unitary Indonesian state, the attitudes and policies towards decentralization, the developments with regard to intergovernmental relations during the first two decades of independence and the changes in intergovernmental fiscal relations under the New Order government. It also speculates about what may be required as Indonesia contemplates substantial reform to its governance structures and explores the tolerance for asymmetry in intergovernmental fiscal relations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFiscal Fragmentation in Decentralized Countries
Subtitle of host publicationSubsidiarity, Solidarity and Asymmetry
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Pages320-362
Number of pages43
ISBN (Print)9781845424022
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2007

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