The OECD and United Cities and Local Government (UCLG) have joined forces to prepare this statistical study launched in October 2016 at the UCLG Summit in Bogota. It is a first attempt to build a systematic data compilation on local finances across in the world, based on quantitative and qualitative data. This study presents the main organisational and financial indicators related to subnational governments in 101 federal and unitary countries worldwide.
The environment is a big, complex issue in South Florida. Close to the Miami metropolitan area, the Everglades are a natural region of tropical wetlands in the southern portion of the state of Florida. Its […]
Decentralization is among the most important reforms of the past 50 years. A recent report prepared by the OECD argues that the question should not be whether decentralization is good or bad in itself, but […]
On 17th of June 2019, the first International Conference of the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment (SNG WOFI) took place in Paris. The Observatory is a joint initiative of the OECD and […]