City Finances in Asia and the Pacific: Issues and Reform Options


City Finances in Asia and the Pacific: Issues and Reform Options

28 May 2018

The current deficit in investment for financing Asia-Pacific infrastructure is estimated to be more than $1 trillion. Roy Bahl, Regents Professor of Economics emeritus at Georgia State University, presented the long-standing constraints and introduced pragmatic steps towards increased local government revenue mobilization for cities in Asia and the Pacific.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
28 May 2018 Presentation City Government Finances in the Asia Pacific Region: Issues and Reform Options
Learn why local government taxes should be a priority issue in Asia. While the timing might be right to create policies that will increase city government...
Roy Bahl


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