EDITORIAL BOARD

Jamie Boex
Managing Director, LPS Associates, LLC
E-mail: jamieboex@gmail.com
Dr. Jamie Boex leads the Local Public Sector Initiative / Alliance and co-chairs the Editorial Board for Decentralization Net. He is a senior public finance expert with experience in decentralization, localization and public sector reforms in over 20 countries around the world.

Serdar Yilmaz
Lead Public Sector Specialist, World Bank
E-mail: syilmaz@worldbank.org
Dr. Serdar Yilmaz is the Global Lead for Subnational Governance and Decentralization at the World Bank in Washington, DC. Dr. Yilmaz is co-chair of the Editorial Board for Decentralization.Net and member of the Local Public Sector Alliance Board of Advisors.


Syed Khaled Ahsan, Senior Public Sector Specialist, World Bank
E-mail: sahsan2@worldbank.org
Khaled Ahsan is a Senior Public Sector Specialist at the World Bank in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and a member of the Editorial Board for Decentralization.Net.

Joseph J. Capuno
Professor, University of the Philippines School of Economics
E-mail: jjcapuno@up.edu.ph
Joseph J. Capuno is a Professor at the University of the Philippines School of Economics. He is a leading scholar on decentralization and local governance in the Philippines, and a member of the Editorial Board for Decentralization.Net.

Astrid Haas
Urban Economist, African Development Bank

Email: astridrnhaas@gmail.com
Astrid Haas is an Urban Economist at the African Development Bank. She previously served as a Policy Director of the International Growth Centre (IGC). She is a member of Decentralization.Net’s Editorial Board.

Tom Hart
Senior Research Fellow, ODI

Email: t.hart@odi.org.uk
Tom is a Research Fellow with ODI’s Development and Public Finance group and a member of Decentralization.Net’s Editorial Board.

Gundula Löffler
Research Fellow, ODI

Email: g.loeffler@odi.org.uk
Gundula is a Research Fellow with ODI’s Development and Public Finance group and a member of Decentralization.Net’s editorial board.

Petar Stoykov
Governance Consultant, World Bank
E-mail: pstoykov@worldbank.org
Petar Stoykov is a World Bank consultant whose current work focuses mainly on decentralization while he has prior experience in projects dealing with public sector strengthening and reform, anticorruption and digital development.

Rose Camille Vincent
Postdoctoral Researcher, Chair of Public Economics of ETH Zürich
E-mail: rvincent@ethz.ch
Dr. Rose Camille Vincent is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair of Public Economics of ETH Zürich. She is a member of Decentralization.Net’s Editorial Board.

Peter Yates
Associate Director, The Asia Foundation
E-mail: peter.yates@asiafoundation.org
Peter Yates is The Asia Foundation’s associate director for governance programs. He is a member of Decentralization.Net’s Editorial Board.


BOARD OF ADVISORS

Paul Smoke
Professor, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University

Email: paul.smoke@nyu.edu
Paul Smoke is a Professor of Public Finance and Planning and Director of International Programs at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service. Professor Smoke chairs the Local Public Sector Alliance Board of Advisors.

Nicholas Awortwi
Director, Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), Accra, Ghana

Email: info@ilgs-edu.org
Nicholas Awortwi is the Director of the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) in Accra, Ghana. Dr. Awortwi is a member of the Local Public Sector Alliance Board of Advisors.

Chas Cadwell
Institute Fellow, Urban Institute

Email: CCadwell@urban.org
Chas Cadwell is an Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. and was for many years the Director of the IRIS program in the Department of Economics at The University of Maryland. His current work targets the political economy of intergovernmental decision-making.

Amy Gill
Team Leader, Core Government Functions and Local Governance, UNDP

Email: amita.gill@undp.org
Amy Gill is Team Leader, Core Government Functions and Local Governance at UNDP Headquarters in New York and a member of the Local Public Sector Alliance Advisory Board.

David Jackson
Director of Local Development Finance, United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
Email: david.jackson@uncdf.org
David is the Director of Local Development Finance at the United Nations Capital Development Fund and a member of the Local Public Sector Alliance Advisory Board.

Roy Kelly
Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Email: roykelly@duke.edu
Roy Kelly is a member of Local Public Sector Alliance Advisory Board. He is a Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University and directs the Program on Fiscal Decentralization and Local Government Financial Management at the Duke Center for International Development (DCID).

Francois Vaillancourt
Professor, Universite de Montreal
E-mail: francois.vaillancourt@umontreal.ca
Professor Francois Vaillancourt is a member of Local Public Sector Alliance Board of Advisors. Professor Vaillancourt (Ph.D. Queens, 1978) is an emeritus professor at the Economics Department of the Universite de Montreal and a Fellow at CIRANO.


Please note that board members are associated with the Local Public Sector Alliance in their personal or professional capacity, rather than as representatives of their respective institutions.