Decentralization

Measuring Regional Authority

Measuring Regional Authority: A Postfunctionalist Theory of Governance, Volume I (by Liesbet Hooghe, Gary Marks, Arjan H. Schakel, Sandra Chapman Osterkatz, Sara Niedzwiecki, and Sarah Shair-Rosenfield) is the first of five ambitious volumes theorizing the structure […]

Localization

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 […]

Localization

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 […]