The Emergence of Recentralization in Developing Countries: Forms, Motivations, and Consequences
Paul Smoke is professor of public finance and planning and director of International Programs at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He previously taught at MIT (1990–2001) and worked with the Harvard Institute for International Development (1986–90). His main research and policy interests include public sector decentralization and governance, fiscal reforms, and urban development in developing countries, primarily in East and Southern Africa and Southeast Asia. Smoke has written or edited several books and published in a various development, public finance, and public policy journals, and he has extensive experience with many international development organizations. He is currently coeditor of Public Administration and Development.
Sponsored by the Department of City and Regional Planning, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning.
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