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“The Future of Local Government. Lessons from Research and Practice in 31 Countries” now available in French

The book “The Future of Local Government: Lessons from Research and Practice in 31 Countries” as part of the COST Action “Local Public Sector Reforms: an International Comparison (LocRef)” by Christian Schwab, Geert Bouckaert and Sabine Kuhlmann was now published for the French-speaking area, available in a new translation. The book can be accessed here.

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L’avenir des administrations locales en Europe

Report on Prospects for a European Municipal Data Archive (EMDA) published

Anders Lidström, Professor at the Department of Political Science  at Umeå University (Sweden) recently published a report on Prospects for a European Municipal Data Archive (EMDA).

The report summarizes a review of the availability of comparable municipal level data on local politics and administration in 29 European countries (the EU member countries excluding Bulgaria, Cyprus, Luxemburg and Malta but including Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey and also Israel).

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Report EMDA