How close is your government to its people? : worldwide indicators on localization and decentralization

Abstract: This paper uses data from a variety of sources to rank countries on political, fiscal and administrative dimensions of decentralization and localization. Aggregated overall ranking provides a measure of the closeness of government to the people.

Author(s): Ivanyna, Maksym; Shah, Anwar

Source(s): , Policy research working paper; WPS 6138 39 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs Policy research working paper WPS 6138

Published: 2012 World bank, [Washington, DC] (English

ISBN/ISSN: [1813-9450]/

Link: http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2012/07/18/000158349_20120718134518/Rendered/PDF/WPS6138.pdf

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