The State of Local Governance Institutions

July 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Local governments and local administrative bodies play an important role in transforming global and national development objectives into improved services and development ...

Localizing Health and Education

July 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

As the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals approaches, the global development community has engaged in significant debate about the scope, details ...

LPS Country Profiles

May 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

Despite the considerable importance of the local public sector, previous efforts to collect data on the various aspects of decentralization and local governance have not ...

The LPS Country Profile Handbook

May 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

The LPS Country Profile Handbook presents an overview of the concepts and measurement of the local public sector, and provides detailed instructions on how to prepare a Local ...

Measuring Localization

May 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

The localization of public services and development is a relatively new concept. In contrast to existing measures of decentralization—which only focus on measuring the ...