Open budgets [electronic resource] : the political economy of transparency, participation, and accountability / Sanjeev Khagram, Archon Fung, Paolo de Renzio
- 1. Overview and synthesis: The political economy of fiscal transparency, participation, and accountability around the world / Sanjeev Khagram, Paolo de Renzio, and Archon Fung -- 2. What we know can't hurt them: origins, sources of sustenance, and survival prospects of budget transparency in South Africa / Steven Friedman -- 3. Accountability from the top down?: Brazil's advances in budget accountability despite a lack of popular mobilization / Jorge Antonio Alves and Patrick Heller -- 4. A mutually reinforcing loop : budget transparency and participation in South Korea / Jong-sung You and Wonhee Lee -- 5. Budget transparency and accountability in Mexico: high hopes, low performance / John M. Ackerman -- 6. Guatemala: limited advances within advancing limits / Aaron Schneider and Annabella España-Najera -- 7. The limits of top-down reform: budget transparency in Tanzania / Barak D. Hoffman -- 8. The diversification of state power: Vietnam's alternative path toward budget transparency, accountability, and participation / Jonathan Warren and Huong Nguyen -- 9. Capturing movement at the margins: Senegal's efforts at budget transparency reform / Linda Beck, E.H. Seydou Nourou Toure, and Aliou Faye -- Contributors -- Index.
- Explicates political economy factors that have brought about greater transparency and participation in budget settings across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. This title presents the strategies, policies, and institutions through which improvements can occur and produce change in policy and institutional outcomes.
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-249) and index.
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