Jean-Baptiste Paul Harguindéguy, Alistair Cole, Romain Pasquier
Abstract:This article introduces this special section focussing on the variety of indexes of decentralization. The first section reviews and compares a dataset consisting of 25 decentralization indexes according to a series of items, namely: the definition of territorial autonomy, the kind of units of analysis, the number of cases, the nature of variables, the timescale, the measurement frequency, the scoring, the sources, the validity and reliability assessment and the transparency of the data production process. The …
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