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Local government finance in developing countries

Paul J. Smoke

Local government finance in developing countries

the case of Kenya

by Paul J. Smoke

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Published by Oxford University Press in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Local finance -- Kenya.,
    • Local government -- Kenya.,
    • Local finance -- Developing countries.,
    • Local government -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [202]-219) and index.

      StatementPaul J. Smoke.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ9620.5 .S66 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination223 p. ;
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1238407M
      ISBN 100195727878
      LC Control Number94242337
      OCLC/WorldCa31312292


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