Ten years after: revisiting the determinants of the adoption of municipal corporations for local service delivery

  title={Ten years after: revisiting the determinants of the adoption of municipal corporations for local service delivery},
  author={Ant{\'o}nio F. Tavares},
  journal={Local Government Studies},
  pages={697 - 706}
ABSTRACT Research on the use of municipal corporations to deliver local and regional public services has evolved significantly in the past decade. Most of this work addresses the performance of this service-delivery mode in relation to local bureaucracies. However, much less is known about the drivers for the adoption of municipal corporations in the first place. This article reviews the main determinants of adoption – service characteristics, institutional and regulatory settings, political… 

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