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Fiscal Capacity of Tambon (Sub-district) Administration Organization

Title : Fiscal Capacity of Tambon (Sub-district) Administration Organization
Author : Charas Suwanmala
Price : 130 Baht
Publisher : Institute of Public Policy Studies
Distribute : Chulalongkorn University Book Center

Fiscal capacity of Tambon (Sub-district) Administration Organization is an in-dept research concerning financial administration of TAOS accomplished during 1996-97. Four case studies, namely Bangplee-Yai (located in Samutprakarn Province), Teparak (located in Samutprakarn Province), Thanoo (located in Pranakorn Sree Ayudhya Province), and Ta-yiam (located in Pichit Province) have been selected for the study. The cases differ in the level of urbanization, local revenues, and size of communities.

On the case-by-case basis this book reveals the diversity of local fiscal capacity. The strength and weakness of individual cases are articulated in many respects, for instance, local budgeting, revenue collection, and expenditure management. The author that fiscal capability of TAOs as well as that of other local authorities can be strengthened mainly through genuine local commitment and efforts.

This book is very useful for students, researchers, and the general public who are interested in local finance administration, especially for local officials who are working in the area of local finance, such as Tambon councilors, Tambon officials, and government officials concerned.

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