Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/61643
Type of publication: Straipsnis kitose duomenų bazėse / Article in other databases (S4)
Field of Science: Politikos mokslai / Political sciences (S002)
Author(s): Bučaitė-Vilkė, Jurga;Civinskas, Remigijus;Lazauskienė, Aistė
Title: Uncoupling inter-municipal cooperation capacity
Is part of: Baltic journal of law & politics [elektroninis išteklius]. Kaunas ; Berlin : Vytautas Magnus university ; Sciendo, 2018, Vol. 11, iss. 2
Extent: p. 32-60
Date: 2018
Keywords: Inter-municipal cooperation;Service provision;Size of municipalities;Local governance
Abstract: Despite the absence of the long-term tradition of inter-municipal cooperation in Lithuania, the country represents a compelling case of cooperative solutions which are mostly focused on public services delivery design imposed by the central government. The article provides theoretical and empirical insights on the inter-municipal cooperative capacities and their scope in the case of Lithuania, with reference to the size of the municipality. The results reveal that the large size municipalities are more likely to benefit from collaborative arrangements in comparison to small size municipalities which have less institutional ability for collaboration. In this respect, the external influences imposed by the central authorities’ agenda on implementing economy of scale principles and strong municipal service delivery regulations is extremely important for understanding the municipal efforts for collaboration
Internet: https://www.vdu.lt/cris/bitstream/20.500.12259/61643/1/ISSN2029-0454_2018_V_11_2.PG_32-60.pdf
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/61643
https://doi.org/10.2478/bjlp-2018-0010
Affiliation(s): Politikos mokslų ir diplomatijos fakult.
Socialinių mokslų fakultetas
Sociologijos katedra
Viešojo administravimo katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Baltic Journal of Law & Politics, 2018, vol. 11, iss. 2
Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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