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dc.contributor.authorCapuno, Joseph J.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-11-04en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-30T10:21:57Z-
dc.date.available2011-06-30T10:21:57Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/46620-
dc.description.abstractThis study investigates the importance of leadership as a driver of local government innovations. Based on a survey of 209 innovations introduced in selected 48 local governments in the Philippines during the period June 2004-June 2008, the observable qualities and possible incentives of incumbent mayors are linked empirically with their reported number of innovations. The Poisson regression results show that the statistically relevant incumbent's characteristics are age, educational attainment, and experience in the public sector, re-election status and terms in office, controlling for other factors. Also, the fiscal capacity of the local government and the poverty status of the local population are found statistically significant. However, all these factors vary in relative importance across types of innovations. Several policy inputs are suggested to hone the leadership qualities of incumbent mayors for greater adoption of innovations.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherSchool of Economics, Univ. of the Philippines Quezonen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDiscussion paper // School of Economics, University of the Philippines 2010,10en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordIncumbent leadersen_US
dc.subject.keywordlocal government innovationsen_US
dc.subject.keywordPhilippinesen_US
dc.subject.stwKommunalverwaltungen_US
dc.subject.stwPerformance-Messungen_US
dc.subject.stwPhilippinenen_US
dc.titleLeadership and innovation under decentralization: A case study of selected local governments in the Philippinesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn638477085en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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