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dc.contributor.author Kaupitwa, Nghishidimbua J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-02-07T14:07:58Z
dc.date.available 2014-02-07T14:07:58Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11070/346
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dc.description.abstract Local Authorities are closest to people in terms of service provision. The Local Authority Act of Namibia assigns expenditure responsibilities as well as fiscal instruments to raise revenue to fund these expenditure responsibilities. The research looked at how this assigned fiscal instruments were performing via-a-vis the expenditure responsibilities. It also assessed their suitability and efficiencies for the purpose they are intended for. Lastly the research explored alternative revenue instruments that could be assigned to local authorities to increase their revenue base. This is all done within the framework of the theory of Fiscal Federalism. For the purpose of the assessment, four local authorities: Windhoek, Walvisbay, Ongwediva and Ondangwa were chosen as a sample and examined from a revenue perspective. Asymmetries and inefficiencies were observed on the use of the assigned instruments. The research paper concludes with recommendations for the local authority system in Namibia to be re-examined thoroughly in order to identify shortcomings and correct them. en_US
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dc.format.extent vii, 76 leaves en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.subject Fiscal policy en_US
dc.subject Revenue en_US
dc.subject Local finance en_US
dc.title An assessment of the assigned fiscal revenue instruments to local authorities in Namibia en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.identifier.isis F004-20070614 en_US
dc.description.degree Windhoek en_US
dc.description.degree Namibia en_US
dc.description.degree University of Namibia en_US
dc.description.degree Master of Public Policy and Administration en_US
dc.masterFileNumber 3236 en_US


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