The Fiscal Decentralization in Bulgaria

Part of the Public Administration, Governance and Globalization book series (PAGG, volume 19)


In this chapter we present short characteristic of local self-government, politico administrative structure, history, current situation, main challenges and fiscal decentralization data about Bulgaria. The core analytical part countries deliver the evaluation of the quality of local democracy, assessed on the basis of the compliance of the situation with the principle of the European Charter of Local Self-Government ( This analysis is dominantly based on the texts of monitoring reports approved by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe (CoE) at its meetings.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Charles UniversityPragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.Charles UniversityPragueCzech Republic
  3. 3.College of Regional DevelopmentPragueCzech Republic
  4. 4.Masaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic

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