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A Fiscal Federalism Challenge in Nepal

In this op-ed, Mukti Rijal says that under the nation’s new federalist structure, public goods and delivery of services are best provided at the local level. But local government’s ability to generate revenue for such activities, he contends, is limited. He predicts that a key fiscal challenge faced by Nepal will be the proper balance of fiscal federalism that will ensure that local governments will have the financial ability to carry out their duties. Read more here.