Good Governance Begins with the Individual

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), a German political foundation, thinks decentralization alone does not lead to more democracy, but it can promote the democratization process. In the report “Good Governance Begins with the Individual” (2012), KAS impressively demonstrates examples of individual projects which have been very successful in different countries. KAS mentioned that, in spite of…

Participatory budgeting

Abstract: This book examines the potential and perils of participatory budgeting, as observed from practices around the globe. Part I presents the nuts and bolts of participatory budgeting. Part II surveys experiences with participatory budgeting in various regions of the world. Author(s): Shah, Anwar Source(s): , Public sector governance and accountability series xxiii, 269 p.,…

Sequencing fiscal decentralization

Abstract: Generally, countries do not follow the optimal sequencing for decentralization policies and implementation. The gap between theory and practice is a result of the complexity of sequencing design, which discourages fiscal planners. Proper sequencing requires discipline and vision. Author(s): Bahl, Roy; Martinez-Vazquez, Jorge Source(s): , Policy research working paper; 3914 45 p., ill., tabs…