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Governance and Finance of Metropolitan Areas in Federal Systems,9780199008971
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Governance and Finance of Metropolitan Areas in Federal Systems

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Author Biography

Enid Slack, Director, Institute of Municipal Governance and Finance, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto,Rupak Chattopadhyay, President, Forum of Federations

Dr. Enid Slack is Director of the Institute of Municipal Governance and Finance at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and is one of Canada's foremost experts in municipal finance. She has been working in this field for over 30 years and is respected nationally and internationally for her research on property taxes and other aspects of municipal finance.

Rupak Chattopadhyay, is president and CEO of the Forum of Federations. He was closely involved with the peace process in Sri Lanka and discussions on constitutional reforms in the Philippines in his previous capacity as director, Asia-Pacific programs. He was also a member of the Consultative Group on the Study of Intergovernmental Relations and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms, Inter-State Council, Government of India.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
List of Illustrations
1. Australia: Perth and South East Queensland (Graham Sansom and Jeremy Dawkins)
2. Governance and Finance in Two Brazilian Metropolitan Areas (Marta Arretche)
3. Canada: Governance and Finance of the Greater Toronto Area and Metro Vancouver (Harry Kitchen)
4. Metropolitan Governance over Federal State Borders in Germany: The Example of the Regions Hamburg and Central Germany (Melanie Walter-Rogg)
5. Metropolitan Governance and Finance in India's Federal Structure (Om Prakash Mathur)
6. Governance and Finance of Two South African Metropolitan Areas (Nico Steytler)
7. Governance and Finance of Large Metropolitan Areas in Federal Systems: The Case of Spain (Nuria Bosch, Marta Espasa, and Joaquim Sole-Vilanova)
8. Governance and Finance of Large Metropolitan Areas in Federal Systems: Switzerland (Daniel Kubler and Philippe Rochat)
9. Governing Metropolitan Regions in the United States (Ronald K. Vogel and David Imbroscio)
10. Governance and Finance of Large Metropolitan Areas in Federal Systems: Summary of the Findings and Concluding Comments (Enid Slack and Rupak Chattopadhyay)

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