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FY 2000/2001 are as per Annex Table ??. Note that prior to FY 2001 figures for central regional development expenditures should have exceed regional development expenditures, as these were earmarked. Actual regional development expenditures could have been further increased from own revenues (PAD). g. parts of KDP). 9 percent of total revenues (central + PAD) (see World Bank, 2003). 8 MOF SIKD, authors’ estimates. development spending can be considered as service delivery. As civil service numbers suggest, some 70 percent of the wage bill is paid to teachers and health workers, who are civil servants that provide direct services to the people.

FY 2000 are estimates are from the MOF SIKD database, and adjusted to reflect missing observations and onward provincial transfers. FY 2000/2001 are as per Annex Table ??. Note that prior to FY 2001 figures for central regional development expenditures should have exceed regional development expenditures, as these were earmarked. Actual regional development expenditures could have been further increased from own revenues (PAD). g. parts of KDP). 9 percent of total revenues (central + PAD) (see World Bank, 2003).

The distribution of the personal income tax share is highly unequal as well, with some regions receiving no revenues at all from this source. 4). 4 Shared Revenues (STX) Natural Resources (SDA) Personal Land and Income Tax Building Tax (STX-PPH) (STX-PBB) Land Transfer (STXBPHTB) Large dispersion in several regional revenue sources (2001, Rp per capita) The making of the ‘Big Bang’ and its aftermath 39 Equalizing properties of the DAU23 The DAU allocations reduce disparities in fiscal capacity among the regions.

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