Handbook of Multi-Level Finance

The new Handbook of Multi-Level Finance (2015)—edited by Etisham Ahmad and Giorgio Brosio—provides a comprehensive review of the state of knowledge on fiscal federalism and provides considerable insight into how multi-level government finance and policies […]


Contracting Out Local Services

Petersen, O. H., Houlberg, K. and Christensen, L. R. (2015), Contracting Out Local Services: A Tale of Technical and Social Services. Public Administration Review, 75: 560–570. doi: 10.1111/puar.12367 Governments face a fundamental choice between in-house […]


Localizing Health and Education

As the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals approaches, the global development community has engaged in significant debate about the scope, details and implementation of a new, post-2015 sustainable development agenda. In recognition […]