New Publication: Subnational government in the Western Balkans
The OECD SIGMA report “Subnational Government in the Western Balkan” is now available. KDZ contributed to the report significantly in the chapters comparing the local government structures, finances and fiscal equalization systems of the six Western Balkan countries. One finding is that a trend towards greater decentralisation and strengthening of local autonomy, as established in the European Charter of Local Self-Government ratified by all Western Balkan economies, can be clearly identified. But the overlap of competences between the state administration and the local government is an important issue.
Read the publication here.