Decentralization: Conceptualization and Measurement

Schneider, Aaron
September 2003
Studies in Comparative International Development;Fall2003, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p32
Academic Journal
Discusses the conceptualization and measurement of decentralization in government. Three core dimensions of decentralization, including fiscal, administrative and political; Factor analysis confirming the three core dimensions and generating a score for each case in each dimension, allowing countries to be measured according to their type and degree of decentralization.


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