Sanogo Tiangboho



Does Fiscal Decentralization Enhance Citizens’ Access to Public Services and Reduce Poverty? Evidence from Côte d’Ivoire Municipalities in a Conflict Setting

World Development Volume 113

Fiscal decentralization has been implemented in many countries with an explicit objective of improving public service delivery and reduce poverty. However, its effectiveness in achieving these goals are much debated and the empirical literature has mostly focused on poverty reduction using...

24 September 2018


The Effect of Central Grants on Local Tax and Non-tax Revenue Mobilisation in a Conflict Setting: Evidence from Côte d’Ivoire

ICTD Working Paper 52

This analysis uses panel data from thirty-five departments over the period 2001-2011 to analyse the effect of grants from central government on local revenue mobilisation in Côte d’Ivoire. The study considers the two components of local own revenue in Côte d’Ivoire: tax revenue (LTR) and...

15 June 2016