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Decentralization and Popular Democracy: Governance from Below in Bolivia

Jean-Paul Faguet uses the remarkable case of Bolivia, a radical reformer over two decades, to investigate what happens when a country decentralizes. Buy the book from


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“This is a very important book that provides detailed evidence of the transformative potential of local democracy in developing countries...I value it greatly.”

- Roger Myerson, University of Chicago and 2007 Nobel Laureate in Economics