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This chapter provides an overview of a major revenue source for all local government levels in Bangladesh: transfers from the central government. The material presented in this chapter was gathered and pieced together from a variety of sources since no single comprehensive description of the Bangladesh grant system existed before this study.


Text version of a chapter published by Westview publishers in Shroeder, Larry, ed., Financing Governmental Decentralization: The Case of Bangladesh. Westview Press. 1989.

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