Research Summary 22, Get what you want, Give what you can: Embedded Public Finance in Porto Alegre, IDS Working Paper No. 266.
Financing public spending is a big challenge for governments in Latin America. This paper looks at how one local government, in Porto Alegre in Brazil, managed to overcome this problem.
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Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies, 2 pp.