A conjoint experiment of how design features affect evaluations of participatory platforms
Henrik Serup Christensen
Henrik Serup Christensen
Does Online Political Participation Reinforce Offline Political Participation?: Using Instrumental Variable
Matt Qvortrup / Westminster Foundation for Democracy
The IOPD Work Plan for 2020 that was colaboratively elaborated and voted by the members present at the General Assambly that took place last December in Iztapalapa (Mexico) in the framework of the 19th IOPD Conference, is now available.
the Handbook of Democratic Innovation and Governance, co-edited by Stephen Elstub and Oliver Escobar
Document by Gianluca Sgueo for the EU Parliament
Emilie Frenkiel and Stéphanie Tawa Lama-Rewal
Best practices in the development of initiative budgeting in the regions and municipalities of the Russian Federation
Dmytro Khutkyy, PhD in Sociology, independent expertKrist
Emerging Digital Technologies & Citizen Participation
Eleven Predictions on the Influence of Emerging Technologies by Tiago Peixoto & Tom SteinbergEleven Predictions on the Influence of Emerging Technologies by Tiago Peixoto & Tom Steinberg
Critical trends of citizen participation in policymaking. Insights from Portugal
Reference Process Model for ParticipatoryBudgeting in Germany
02-12-2019Sabrina Scherer and Maria A. Wimmer
Participatory budgeting in Belarus: checking of possibilities for decentralised cooperation
Greater Cambridge Citizens' Assembly Full Report
The final report on the UK’s first citizens’ assembly dedicated to tacking transport issues has now been published.
Pitfalls of Aiming to Empower the Bottom from the Top
The Case of Philippine Participatory Budgeting
The World Atlas of Participatory Budgeting
The World Atlas of Participatory Budgeting represents the widest compilation of data, to date, on the situation of these processes on the planet.
The contribution of participatory budgeting to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals: lessons for policy in Commonwealth countries
Yves Cabannes for the Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance
An evaluation of Glasgow City participatory budgeting pilot wards 2018/19
Harkins C. A GCPH report for Glasgow City Council: An evaluation of Glasgow City participatory budgeting pilot wards 2018/19. Glasgow; GCPH: 2019.
Why Has Participatory Budgeting Adoption Declined in Brazil?
Carla de Paiva Bezerra & Murilo de Oliveira Junqueira
Policy Diffusion at the Local Level: Participatory Budgeting in Estonia
21-10-2019Jelizaveta Krenjova and Ringa Raudla
Participatory budgeting as if emancipation mattered
Gianpaolo Baiocchi (New York University) and Ernesto Ganuza (IESA/CSIC)1
Participatory Budgeting and the Philippines
A cursory survey of selected participatory Budgeting Experiences the Philippines
Furthering citizen engagement in local authority budgetary processes throught participatory budgeting in Ireland
A new report looks at how participatory budgeting (PB) is being used in Ireland and explores the learning from across the world
20 tools for innovating in government
Nesta Foundation. Compiled by Vicki Sellick
Deliberative Democracy in an Unequal World: A Text-As-Data Study of South India's Village Assemblies
Ramya Parthasarathy, Stanford University
Vijayendra Rao, World Bank
Nethra Palaniswamy, World Bank
A Typology of Democratic Innovations
Stephen Elstub and Oliver Escobar
Multilevel Governance Processes. Citizens & Local Budgeting: Comparing Brazil, China, & The United States
AIMEE FRANKLIN University of Oklahoma,
USA DALE KRANE University of Nebraska at Omaha,
USA & CAROL EBDON University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
Participatory budgeting in Poland: Quasi-referendum instead of deliberation
Participatory Budgeting at the Local Level: Challenges and Opportunities for New Democracies
Jelizaveta Krenjova and Ringa Raudla. 2013. “Participatory Budgeting at the Local Level: Challenges and Opportunities for New Democracies.” Halduskultuur – Administrative Culture 14 (1), 18-46.
Open Data for Development: The World Bank, Aid Transparency, and the Good Governance of International Financial Institutions
Author: Catherine E. Weaver
Social Middleware for Civic Engagement
Rafael Angarita, Nikolaos Georgantas, Valerie Issarny
Institutional innovations in public participation for improved local governance and urban sustainability in India
Engaging the Millennials: The Citizens' Initiative in Finland
Janette Huttunen & Henrik Serup Christensen
Pakistan's Internet Voting Experiment
Hina Binte Haq , Ronan McDermott , and Syed Taha Ali
Wheeling and dealing behind closed doors
Estimating the causal effect of transparency on policy evaluations using a survey experiment
Working Papers: democratic innovations and governance in Latin America
This special issue is dedicated to democratic innovations in Latin America.
Size and Democracy Revisited
A Critical Discussion of the Claimed Trade-off between Problem-Solving Capacity and Citizen Participation
Third report on the Localization of the SDGs
Report of the Global Taskforce of local and regional governments (GTF) facilitated by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)
Participatory Institutions and Tax Compliance in Brazil
At a time of growing mistrust in democratic institutions, PB and other methods of participatory democracy have often been seen as a way to help reverse this.
Participatory Budgeting Charter for Scotland
The charter is designed to make sure that every PB process involves good-quality democratic participation, resulting in positive outcomes for everyone involved.
Digital Tools for Citizens' Assemblies
Alex Parsons / mySociety
Does incorporating participation and accountability improve development outcomes?
Meta-analysis and framework synthesis
Can Local Participatory Programs Enhance Public Confidence : Insights from the Local Initiatives Support Program in Russia
Shulga, Ivan; Shilov, Lev; Sukhova, Anna; Pojarski, Peter Ivanov
Evaluation of Participatory Budgeting Activity in Scotland 2016-2018
Impact of participatory budgeting on communities, services, democracy and tackling inequality across local authorities in Scotland.
The Future of Civic Engagement
By Hollie Russon Gilman
Effects of Moderation and Opinion Heterogeneity on Attitude towards the Online Deliberation Experience
Simon T. Perrault and Weiyu Zhang. 2019. Effects of Moderation and Opinion Heterogeneity on Attitude towards the Online Deliberation Experience. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings (CHI 2019), May 4–9, 2019, Glasgow, Scotland UK. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 12 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/ 3290605.3300247
V-Dem Annual Democracy Report 2019
Citizens expect: Lessons from the European Citizens' Consultations
Paul Butcher (Policy Analyst) and Corina Stratulat (Head of European Politics and Institutions programme and Senior Policy Analyst)
Towards a Smart and Sustainable City with the Involvement of Public Participation?The Case of Wroclaw
Bednarska-Olejniczak, D.; Olejniczak, J.; Svobodová, L. Towards a Smart and Sustainable City with the Involvement of Public Participation—The Case of Wroclaw. Sustainability 2019, 11, 332.
Attitudes towards citizen participation in the local decision-making process: a comparative analysis
Dubravka Jurlina Alibegovic
The Difference in Design: Participatory Budgeting in Brazil and the United States
Gilman, Hollie and Wampler, Brian (2019) "The Difference in Design: Participatory Budgeting in Brazil and the United States," Journal of Public Deliberation: Vol. 15 : Iss. 1 , Article 7.
Strengthening Community Councils
Exploring how community councils can contribute to democratic renewal in Scotland
Co-Designing the Future of the Participatory Budgeting Movement
The Participatory Budgeting Exchange: Summary of Outcomes & Next Steps
Evidence vs Democracy: How 'mini-publics' can traverse the gap between citizens, experts, and evidence
How ‘mini-publics’ can traverse the gap between citizens, experts, and evidence
Rewiring Democracy: Subconscious Technologies, Conscious Engagement, and the Future of Politics
A project from Public Agenda created in partnership with the Democracy Fund
Authored by: Matt Leighninger and Quixada Moore-Vissing
How to increase public engagement and participation with local governance
A systematic review of the public administration literature to identify how to increase public engagement and participation with local governance
The effects of economic crises on participatory democracy
This paper examines the impact of economic conditions on participatory democracy
Pluralism and Democratic Participation: What Kind of Citizen are Citizens Invited to be?
Paper by Oliver Escobar
What happened when participatory budgeting came to the nordic countries?
8 Translation and Institutional Change: What Happened when Participatory Budgeting Came to the Nordic Countries?
Democracy for all: beyond a crisis of imagination
Deliberation in Democracy 's Dark Times
Curato, Nicole and Parry, Lucy J. (2018) "Deliberation in Democracy's Dark Times," Journal of Public Deliberation: Vol. 14 : Iss. 2 , Article 2
Authoritarianism and Deliberative Democracy: Responding to Our Current Political Times and Contexts
Shaffer, Timothy J. and Black, Laura W. (2018) "Authoritarianism and Deliberative Democracy: Responding to Our Current Political Times and Contexts," Journal of Public Deliberation: Vol. 14 : Iss. 2 , Article 1.
Agenda for Local Democracy
The document is a reference guide for local governments from all around the world
Proceedings of the 17th Conference of the International Observatory on Participatory
The 17th Conference of the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy, was held in Montréal in June 2017. The proceedings offer highlights of the deliberations and discussions held over the course of the four days of meetings.
Mainstreaming participatory budgeting
Policy briefing – Mainstreaming participatory budgeting: What works in building foundations for a more participatory democracy?
Using Virtual Reality to Increase Civic Participation in Designing Public Spaces
Published in: Proceedings of the European Conference on Digital Government, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Oct. 2018.
Publication of the report: Influencing politics with signatures? Models and experiences of local citizens' initiative
The study has counted on the support of the IOPD and the Barcelona City Council.
Political Activists as Free-Riders: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment
Recommendation of the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers to member States on the participation of citizens in local public life
Council of Europe
Additional Protocol to the European Charter of Local Self-Government on the right to participate in the affairs of a local authority
Concil of Europe
Hope for Democracy
Five years after the first edition, "Hope for Democracy" returns with new and updated perspectives of participatory budgeting worldwide.
Transforming communities? Exploring the roles of community anchor organisations in public service reform, local democracy, community resilience and social change
New York Plan for the Improvement of Electoral Participation
The European Citizens' Initiative, a sufficient tool to bring Europe closer to its citizens?
The Citizens' Assembly on Social Care Report
Growing a stronger local democracy from the ground up
Report from the Kirklees Democracy Commission
Democracy Perception Index 2018
The Democracy Perception Index (DPI) is a research project conducted by Dalia Research, in collaboration with the Alliance of Democracies and Rasmussen Global, to measure citizens’ trust in government.
Participatory Budgeting: Could It Diminish Health Disparities in the United States?
Carolin Hagelskamp & David Schleifer & Chloe Rinehart & Rebecca Silliman
A new film about the next steps for participatory budgeting in Scotland
19-06-2018See how PB in Scotland is Moving Toward the Mainstream
Citizen agency in democratic reform: towards substantive and sustainable democratic innovation
Paper prepared for ECPR Joint Sessions Workshop WS05: Can participatory reforms save representative democracy? April 2018 University of Nicosia Carolyn M. Hendriks The Crawford School of Public Policy Australian National University E: Albert W. Dzur Political Science and Philosophy Bowling Green State University E
A Democracy called Facebook? Participation as a Privacy Strategy on Social Media
Severin Engelmann , Jens Grossklags , and Orestis Papakyriakopoulos
Innovation and empowerment in Finland
How citizens and technology are reshaping government through crowdsourcing
Statewide Initiative Guide
The Secretary of the State of California
Citizen's Guide to Town Meetings
Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Porto Alegre: Participatory Budgeting and the Challenge of Sustaining Transformative Change
Rebecca Abers, Igor Brandão, Robin King, and Daniely Votto
Size and direct democracy at the local level: the case of Switzerland
International IDEA Constitution-Building Primer 13
The Impact of Local Participation on Community Support for Natural Resource Management
The Case of Mining in Northern Canada and Northern Sweden
Outsourcing Participatory Democracy: Critical Reflections on the Participatory Budgeting Experiences in Taiwan
Wan, Poe Yu-ze (2018) "Outsourcing Participatory Democracy: Critical Reflections on the Participatory Budgeting Experiences in Taiwan," Journal of Public Deliberation: Vol. 14 : Iss. 1 , Article 7.
Does Public Participation Really Matter? The Case of Iceland's Crowdsourced Constitution
Alexander Hudson. University of Texas at Austin
The Instrumental Value of Deliberative Democracy ? Or, do we have Good Reasons to be Deliberative Democrats?
Kuyper, Jonathan W. (2018) "The Instrumental Value of Deliberative Democracy – Or, do we have Good Reasons to be Deliberative Democrats?,"
Dramatizing Deliberation: A method for encouraging young people to think about their rights
Coleman, Stephen; Pothing, Kruakae; and Weston, Sarah (2018) "Dramatizing Deliberation: A method for encouraging young people to think about their rights," Journal of Public Deliberation
Improving Social Well- Being Through New Democratic Institutions
Michael Touchton and Brian Wampler.
Paradigm or paradox? The 'cumbersome impasse' of the participatory turn in Brazilian urban planning
Abigail Friendly Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Kristine Stiphany College of Architecture, Texas Tech University, USA
Participatory-deliberative processes and public policy agendas: lessons for policy and practice
Adrian Bua & Oliver Escobar (2018): Participatory-deliberative processes and public policy agendas: lessons for policy and practice, Policy Design and Practice, DOI:
Russian experience of citizen's participation in addressing local issues
This publication is part of the joint project ‘Strengthening Participatory Budgeting in Russian Federation Regions in 2016–2018’, implemented by the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation and the World Bank.
A Guide to Tactical Data Engagement
A Guide by Sunlight Foundation
The Effect of Bureaucratic Responsiveness on Citizen Participation
English Local Elections 3rd May 2017 Report
Report by Democracy Volunteers
The civic support paradox: Fighting unequal participation in deprived neighbourhoods
Article of Evelien Tonkens and Imrat Verhoeven from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Report of the working group on evaluation of participatory practices 2016-2017
Report prepared by the Document prepared by the Basque Observatory of Housing
Deliberation or Simulated Deliberation?
Peter Levine (Tisch College, Tufts University
Deliberating Public Policy Issues with Adolescents: Classroom Dynamics and Sociocultural Considerations
Margaret Crocco (Michigan State University), Avner Segall (Michigan State University), Anne-Lise Halvorsen (Michigan State University), Rebecca Jacobsen (Michigan State University)
Understanding the everyday work of local participatory governance in Scotland
Community Planning Officials Survey
From deliberative to radical democracy? Sortition and politics in the 21th century
Revisiting the democratic promise of participatory budgeting in light of competing political, good governance and technocratic logics
Participatory Budgeting in Kenya
Kenya Accountable Devolution Program - World Bank
Participatory Budgeting in Poland ? Missing Link in Urban Regeneration Process
Dorota Kamrowska-Zaluskaa, a GdaÄsk University of Technology, ul. Narutowicza 11/12, 80-233 GdaÄsk, Poland
Participatory budgeting in Poland
Dorota Bednarska-Olejniczak, JarosÅaw Olejniczak
Wroclaw University of Economics
African Charter on the Values and Principles of Decentralisation, Local Governance and Local Development
Democratic Innovation and Participatory Democracy in the Alpine Area
Anthology on Democratic Innovation
Highlights on some Asian and Russian participatory budgeting pioneers
Taiwan Referendum Act
Counter-Governance: Citizen Participation beyond Collaboration
The theory and practice of urban governance in recent years has undergone both a collaborative and participatory turn. The strong connection between collaboration and participation has meant that citizen participation in urban governance has been conceived in a very particular way: as varying levels of partnership between state actors and citizens
Legislature by Lot
by John Gastil and Erik Olin Wright
Developing a model for open government in the EU
This report was commissioned by the Open Society European Policy Institute (OSEPI)
Citizens' Panel on Edmonton's Energy and Climate Challenges
Beyond the Usual Suspects: Representation in Alberta Climate Dialogue's Deliberative Exercises
The Participatory Budgeting in Edinburgh
Assessment of the 2016 Massachusetts Citizens' Initiative Review Pilot on Question 4
Research report prepared concurrently for the Massachusetts CIR Pilot Project and the Democracy Fund
Democracy at Dusk? V-Dem Annual Report 2017
V-Dem is a new approach to conceptualizing and measuring democracy. The project’s multidimensional, nuanced and disaggregated approach acknowledges the complexity of the concept of democracy
Yearbook of Local Democracy 2017
This publication is a compilation of the elections that were held in 2017 to elect mayors, councilors and other elected officials of local governments.
Participatory Budgeting in Paris: Act, Reflect, Grow
Publication of the Paris Participatory Budgeting by Yves Cabanes
A Guide to Participatory Budgeting in Schools
A project by the Participatory Budgeting Project
Public Participation and Democratic Innovations
Assessing Democratic Institutions and Processes for Deepening and Increased Public Participation in Political Decision-Making
Participatory Budgeting A meta-level review
Authors: Rebecca Rumbul, Alex Parsons, Jen Bramley
Published by mySociety
Building civic capacity in an area of democratic crisis
Published by New America
Authors: Hollie Russon Gilman & K. Sabeel Rahman
The origins of participatory budgeting in Spain
Ernesto Ganuza Fernández (IESA-CSIC)
Democracy, government & public participation in South Africa
Antwerp participatory budgeting
Citizen-led process stimulates solutions and influences policies.
Participatory budgeting: next generation democracy
White Paper by the Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP): How innovative leaders are reaching more people, bridging community divides, & making government work.
Local solutions to local problems: innovation in public participation
Dr Nick Bland (University of Edinburgh)
Forms of mini-publics: an introduction to deliberative innovations in democratic practice
This paper introduces a range of democratic innovations known as ‘mini-publics’ and outlines key features, how they work, and how they may improve opportunities for citizens to contribute to public deliberation and participatory governance.
Toward an Accountability Revolution? Citizen Participation and the SDGs
This Working Paper will appear as a Chapter in the book, From Summits to Solutions: Innovations in Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, edited by Raj Desai, Hiroshi Kato, Homi Kharas, and John McArthur, and to be published by Brookings Institution Press in 2018
'Hard to reach' or 'easy to ignore'? Promoting equality in community engagement
This evidence review explores the intersection between community engagement and inequality. It examines evidence, from Scotland and the UK, on what is being done to overcome inequality in community engagement.
eDemocracy and eParticipation
"e-Democracy and e-Participation: the precious first steps and the way forward"
The Global State of Democracy
Exploring Democracy's Resilience, first edition by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA)
The OAS Fellowship on Open Goverment in the Americas: Impact and Learning Report 2015 - 2017
Citizens, Participation and the Economy
Interim Report of the RSA Citizens' Economic Council
Reema Patel and Kayshani Gibbon
A Get Out The Vote (GOTV) Experiment on the World's Largest Participatory Budgeting Vote in Brazil
Tiago Peixoto, Fredrik Sjoberg and Jonathan Mellon
Evaluating Participatory Budgeting Activity in Scotland
Interim Report Year 2
Empathy in a Citizen Deliberation Experiment
This article examines the role of empathy in citizen deliberation with the help of a deliberative experiment on immigration.
25 Questions on Initiative Budgeting
Kudrin Foundation for the Support of Ð¡ivil Initiatives
A City starts with people: Cascais Participatory Budgeting
A wave of citizenship always on the rise
The Sustainable Development Goals -SDGs in the municipal map
Localizing the SDGs, the case of Chefchaouen in Morocco.
A Users' Guide to Measuring Local Governance
This Guide is intended to respond to an increasing demand from UNDP Country Offices and a wide range of national stakeholders for guidance on the multiplicity of tools and methods that are being used to measure, assess and monitor governance at the local level. The Guide uses the term ‘local governance’ to cover the range of governance issues that exist at the local level, including decentralisation of policies and processes, the roles and inter-relationships of different actors a
Mechanisms for attracting citizen participation of 19th Tehran region in the development of green space in Velayat Park
J. Bio. Env. Sci. 5(2), 157-162.
Open Data and Citizen Engagement, Philippines
Gabriel Baleos founded and currently runs Loopr Apps Corporation, a development consulting firm specializing in civic tech. His consulting practice focuses on open data, ICT for development and governance and fintech. Liza Garcia is Executive Director of the Foundation for Media Alternatives, Philippines. She specializes in women's rights and ICTs. Jessamine Pacis is a Program Officer at Foundation for
Participatory Budgeting: Spreading Across the Globe
Published in Open Government Partnership
ActionAid Report on Participatory Democracy: Practices and Reflections
Learning from Your Neighbor: The Value of Public Participation Evaluation For Public Policy Dispute Resolution
John B. Stephens University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, email@example.com
Maureen Berner University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, firstname.lastname@example.org
Evaluating participation in water resource management: A review
G. Carr, G. Blöschl, D. P. Loucks
A Manager's Guide to Evaluating Citizen Participation
Tina Nabatchi, Syracuse University
IBM Center for The Business of Government
Evaluating Public Participation in Environmental Policy-Making
Bing Ran, Penn State Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, US
Published on the Journal of US-China Public Administration, ISSN 1548-6591 April 2012, Vol. 9, No. 4, 407-423
Report Publication: Participatory Budgeting
Public Policy Institute for Wales Report Publication on Participatory Budgeting
Citizen engagement in politics and policymaking: Lessons from the UK
Author: Claudia Chwalisz
Deliberative Platform Design: The case study of online discussions in Decidim Barcelona
Paper on the Barcelona's Participatory Online Platform: Decidim
Aragón P,. Kaltenbrunner A., Calleja-López A., Pereira A., Monterde A., Barandiaran, X. & Gómez V. (2017). Deliberative Platform Design: The case study of online discussions in Decidim Barcelona. SocInfo ’17 – The 9th International Conference on Social Informatics, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Unheard Voices: The Challenge of Inducing Women's Civic Speech
World Bank Group: Development Research Group Poverty and Inequality Team June 2017
The All Affected Interests Principle in Democratic Theory and Practice
Paper published in IHS Political Science Series Working Paper 145 June 2017 by Mark E. Warren
Innovation, sustainability and democracy: an analysis of grassroots contributions
Smith, Adrian, and Andrew Stirling (2018). “Innovation, Sustainability and Democracy: An Analysis of Grassroots Contributions,” Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics 6(1): 64–97.
Report of the Capacity Building Workshop on Transparent and Accountable Cities: innovative solutions for municipal management and finance
Uraía is a project of UN-Habitat, the United Nations Human Settlement Programme and FMDV, the Global Fund for the development of cities.
Institutionalizing Deliberative Democracy: the 'Tuscany laboratory
Rodolfo LewanskiUniversity of Bologna, Italy
Charting Uncharted Waters: Participatory Budgeting as a Novel Transitional Justice Guarantee of Non?Recurrence of the Conflict in Colombia?
Dajer Barguil, Diana
Centre for SocioâLegal Studies. University of Oxford
Deliberative Democracy in India
Ramya Parthasarathy Department of Political Science Stanford University
Vijayendra Rao Development Research Group The World Bank
Moving beyond input legitimacy: When do democratic innovations affect policy making?
Published in European Journal of Political Research
Thamy Pogrebinschi WZB Berlin Social Science Centre, Germany;Matt Ryan University of Southampton, UK
Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) 2016-2017 Annual Report
The Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) is a nonprofit organization that empowers people to decide together how to spend public money, primarily in the US and Canada.
Open Government: The Global Context and the Way Forward
This report provides an in-depth, evidence-based analysis of open government initiatives and the challenges countries face in implementing and co-ordinating them.
By Engaging Our Emotions, Art Can Strengthen Our Democracies
10-07-2017Article published in http://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/
New Zealand local authorities Community Engagement Plan
05-07-2017Prepared by McKinlay Douglas Ltd
Strategic framework for mainstreaming citizen engagement in World Bank Group Operations
External Consultations Summary
Community Planning Toolkit
Developed by Community Places through the support of the BIG Lottery Fund 2014
Montreal Final Declaration
Final Declaration of the 17th IOPD Conference "Participation without exclusion"
Additional Protocol to the European Charter of Local Self-Government on the right to participate in the affairs of a local authority
Council of Europe Treaty Series - No. 207
Hear the Voice, Make the Change: Guide to evaluating PB processes
10 essential actions to record, monitor and evaluate the impact of a PB programme
Democracy at Work: Moving beyond elections to improve well-being
Michael Touchton Assistant Professor of Political Science University of Miami
Brian Wampler Professor and Chair of Political Science Boise State University bwampler[@]boisestate.edu
Natasha Borges Sugiyama Associate Professor of Political Science University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Participatory planning processes in Indian cities: its challenges and opportunities
Sudeept M and de Faria J V, 2017, Participatory planning processes in Indian cities: Its challenges and opportunities. Journal of Sustainable Urbanization, Planning and Progress, vol.2 (1): 1–17. http://doi.org/10.18063/JSUPP.2017.01.001.
In Switzerland, citizens have the last word on money matters
If citizens in the Swiss town of Aarau think that their politicians plan to waste too much money, they can interfere using a special veto power. Although it is rarely used, the measure’s effects manifest themselves in other ways.
Ceding Power : Participatory Budgeting
Health and Social Care Academy
Scotland National Standards for Community Engagement
Do You See What I See? Perception and Navigation in Online Deliberation
Do You See What I See?
Perception and Navigation in Online Deliberation
W. Ben Towne
Ph.D. Thesis (SC)
Assessing the effectiveness of e-petitioning through Twitter conversations
MOLLY ASHER Data Science Intern, University of Leeds, UK
CRISTINA LESTON BANDEIRA Professor of Politics, University of Leeds, UK
VIKTORIA SPAISER University Academic Fellow, University of Leeds, UK
26 Community Engagement Case Studies
Compiled by INN and Dot Connector Studio with support from the Democracy Fund
Urban Planning and Design Labs tools for integrated and participatory urban planning
UN-Habitat’s Lab Publication
Government as a platform: what can Estonia show the world?
Assessment of the 2016 Arizona Citizens' Initiative Review Pilot on Proposition 205
Report prepared concurrently for the Arizona CIR Advisory Board and the Democracy Fund
Do We All Mean the Same when We Talk about Participation? Perspectives of Local Officials, Politicians and Social Activists Revealed through Q-methodology
The Playful City: play and games for citizen participation in the smart city
City of Bristol Citizen Participation Plan
City of Bristol (Connecticut) Citizen Participation Plan
2016 World Forum for Democracy Report
2016 World Forum for Democracy Final Report: Democracy and equality: does education matter ?
Women's Participation in Local Government: a tool for sustainable development of Bangladesh
Participatory Planning Participatory Planning and Budgeting Budgeting at the Sub-national Level at the Sub-national Level at the Sub-national Level
Report of OIDP and participatory budgeting (as two examples of participatory democracy practices in Brazil and Netherlands)
Comparing Deliberative Systems: An Assessment of 12 Countries in Latin America
The slacktivism crossroad: causal relationships between online and offline political participation
Keywords: online participation, turnout, protest, strikes, slacktivism
Bringing democracy back in: When democracy matters for citizens
The Winner Takes it All: The Effect of Direct Democracy on Democratic Satisfaction and Political Trust Revisited
Paper prepared for the ‘Political Trust in Contemporary Representative Democracies’ 24-25 November 2016, Barcelona
Power to the People
Balancing direct and deliberative democracy in participatory budgeting processes
The Illustrated Guide to Participatory City
Participatory City is supported by Lankelly Chase Foundation. Lankelly Chase aims to bring about lasting change in the lives of people currently most disadvantaged in our society
Participation and the Poor: Social Accountability Institutions and Poverty Reduction in Brazil
Child-participatory budgeting: A review of global practice
22-09-2016Dr. Chelsea Marshall, Professor Laura Lundy and Dr. Karen Orr Centre for Childrens Rights at Queen's University Belfast 2016 Research funded by Plan International
Democratizing Tax Increment Financing Funds through Participatory Budgeting
07-09-2016REPORT AUTHORS: Cecile Carroll Thea Crum Carolina Gaete Maria Hadden Rachel Weber
The Voice of the People: Public Participation in the African Continent
05-09-2016This article was accepted for inclusion in Indiana Journal of Constitutional Design by an authorized administrator of Digital Repository @ Maurer Law
Quo Vadis Citizen Participation in Germany
Macedonia Open Government National Action Plan 2016-2018
Integrating Multiple Channels of Engagement: from Multichannel Marketing to Democratic Innovations
Public Participation in Making Local Environmental Decisions
From Citizen Participation to Participatory Governance in Australian Local Government
ICT-Enabled Social Innovation to support the Implementation of the Social Investment Package
18-05-2016Mapping and Analysis of ICT-enabled Social Innovation initiatives promoting social investment in integrated approaches to the provision of social services: IESI Knowledge Map 2015'
SDG16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Too much science, not enough art
Developing Participation through Projects?
15-04-2016A case study from the Helsinki Metropolitan Area
14-04-2016How Public Deliberation Can Move Us Beyond the Public Participation Rhetoric
Urban Governance and Creative participation in Public Space and Public Art
13-04-2016Antoni Remesar. CR POLIS, Research Group Art, City, Society. Universitat de Barcelona. Xavier Salas. CR POLIS, Research Group Art, City, Society. Universitat de Barcelona. Tomeu Vidal. CR POLIS, Research Group Art, City, Society. Universitat de Barcelona.
13-04-2016Lessons from the 2015 Citizens Assemblies on English Devolution
Democratic Innovations and Local Governance: An International Perspective
11-04-2016(February 25, 2016). Local Government Reconsidered. Paper 4.
The Citizen Participation of Urban Movements in Spatial Planning: A Comparison between Vigo and Porto
08-04-2016International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
Process or Outcome? How the Citizens Initiative to Ban Fur Farming affected Political Trust among Users of Avoin Ministeriö
Public Participation in Decision-Making
Transparency and participation in public financial management
Public Consultations and Participatory Budgeting in Local Policy-Making in Poland
Civil Society Policy Monitoring and Advocacy Strategies
29-03-2016Report from international workshop June 18-20, 2015, Washington, DC
Digital tools and Scotlands Participatory Budgeting programme
Participatory Budgeting in the Indische Buurt
A Citizens Guide to Open Government
ICTs Help Citizens Voice Concerns over Water Or Do They?
When Does ICT-Enabled Citizen Voice Lead to Government Responsiveness?
Introduction: Opening Governance Change, Continuity and Conceptual Ambiguity
World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends
Professionalization of the Public Participation Field
Large-scale deliberation via small group interactions, and the importance of triads
Participatory budgeting in Scotland: an overview of strategic design choices and principles for effective delivery
Council Initiative on Public Engagement
Community Engagement Toolkit
Effective Engagement: building relationships with community and other stakeholders
The long march to collaborative democracy and open source planning public participation in English local governance
Opportunity Structures for Citizens Participation in Italian Regions: A Case Study
Public Engagement with Internet Voting in Edmonton: Design, Outcomes, and Challenges to Deliberative Models
Thematic Budget Implementation Guidelines
9th IOPD Distinction "Best Practice in Citizen Participation"
14-11-2017The Distinction “Best Practice in Citizen Participation” is an award given annually by the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD) to recognize public policies implemented by local governments.
Public Participation Organizations and Open Policy: A Constitutional Moment for British Democracy?
Research for Organizing Toolkit
20-11-2015Facilitators Guide and Toolkit
What happens when communities organize?
A Research and Evaluation Report on Participatory Budgeting in New York City
Public Participation and the Budget Cycle: Lessons from Country Examples
Community Councils in Aberdeenshire, Scotland: Achievements and Challenges
16-11-2015Published by the James Hutton Institute and funded by the Scottish Governments Strategic Research Programme (20112016).
Why Local Government must go Digital
Reforming Democracy: Deciding, Designing and Delivering Together
A Movements Perspective on Transparency and Accountability
WATERING THE GRASSROOTS: A STRATEGY FOR SOCIAL think MOVEMENT SUPPORT
Co-Creation Connectivity: Addressing the Citizen Engagement Challenge
Bill 52, Protection of Public Participation Act, 2015
Nonprofits Integrating Community Engagement Guide
The 2015 PB Network Conference report
Habitat III National Reporting Processes: Locating the Right to the City and the Role of Civil Society
27-10-2015Coordinated by Alexandre Apsan Frediani with Rafaella Simas Lima In collaboration with Habitat International Coalition Habitat III Working Group With the support of Adriana Allen, Vanesa Castán Broto, Caren Levy and Barbara Lipietz from the Development Planning Unit
Public Participation Municipal Implementation Tool
Decentralization and Citizen Participation in Mexico
Public Participation and Change: Three Cases where CSOs used Public Participation to advance Fiscal Transparency in Mexico
22-10-2015By Rocio Moreno and Manuela Garza Research Assistants: Gabriel Lara Maria Angelica Mejia Ricardo Hernandez
15 Key Metrics for Evaluating Participatory Budgeting: A Toolkit for Evaluators and Implementers
29-09-2015Developed by Public Agenda and the Participatory Budgeting Project together with the North American Participatory Budgeting Research Board, and with generous funding from Democracy Fund.
E-Governance and Urban Policy Design in Developing Countries
Introductory Guide to Participatory Budgeting
Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund
16-09-20152014 Annual Report
Civil dialogue and participatory democracy in the practice of the European Union institutions
Practical Approaches for County Governments to Facilitate Public Participation in the Planning and Budget Process
07-09-2015This working paper proposes practical approaches for Kenyan counties to implement public participation in their systems that encourage meaningful public engagement.
eGovernment: Using technology to improve public services and democratic participation
Political Culture of Democracy in the Dominican Republic and in the Americas, 2014
03-09-2015Democratic Governance across 10 Years of the AmericasBarometer
Another city is possible! Alternatives to the city as a commodity: Participatory Budgeting. Dossier nº1
Enabling the Data Revolution
02-09-20153rd International Open Data Conference 2015 Report
Democratic Accountability in Service Delivery
28-08-2015A practical guide to identify improvements through assessment
Participatory health councils and good governance: healthy democracy in Brazil?
Push, Pull, and Spill: A Transdisciplinary Case Study in Municipal Open Government
26-08-2015A transdisciplinary case study in municipal open government
FROM PARTICIPATION TO INFLUENCE: CAN YOUTH REVITALISE DEMOCRACY? Final report
Speech of the IOPD president and Mayor of Matola Dr. Calisto Cossa
City Ideas Lab: The smart, citizen-led way of using technology to make your city a better place to live
Infogagement: Citizenship and Democracy in the Age of Connection
17-07-2015PACE: Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement
6th Status Report Participatory Budgeting in Germany Buergerhaushalt.org
Participatory Budgeting in Germany: Citizens as Consultants
Democratic Innovations in Deliberative Systems The Case of the Estonian Citizens Assembly Process
13-05-2015Journal of Public Deliberation
International Budget Partnerships 2014 Annual Report
Understanding Participant Representativeness in Deliberative Events: A Case Study Comparing Probability and Non-Probability Recruitment Strategies
13-05-2015Journal of Public Deliberation
Inclusion, Equality, and Discourse Quality in Citizen Deliberations on Broadband
13-05-2015Journal of Public Deliberation
Variations of Institutional Design for Empowered Deliberation
13-05-2015Journal of Public Deliberation
Context and Medium Matter: Expressing Disagreements Online and Face-to-Face in Political Deliberations
13-05-2015Journal of Public Deliberation
Public Engagement in Budgeting
The data revolution: Finding the missing millions
Contentious Politics and Participatory Democracy in Brazil
Citizen Driven Innovation Handbook
Guide to Open Government and Public Records
WEB BASED PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY FINDINGS FROM ITALY
Participatory budgeting of Porto Alegre: a discussion in the light of the principle of democratic legitimacy and of the criterion of governance performance
Participatory Budgeting: Core principles and Key Impacts
National Principles of Public Engagement in Wales
Final Declaration 9th Conference of the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy
09-04-2015Reggio Emilia, 18th, 19th, 20th November 2009
Open Government Index 2015 Report
European Citizens Initiative First lessons of implementation
ELECTED MEMBER BRIEFING NOTE: Participatory Budgeting
WE DECIDE - Participatory Budgeting Event - Higher Folds
Examining Citizen Participation: Local Participatory Policy Making and Democracy
09-03-2015Local Government Studies
Effects of the Internet on Participation Study of a Public Policy Referendum in Brazil
Building a Peoples Budget
03-03-2015Draft Research and Evaluation Report on the 2013-2014 Participatory Budgeting Process in Chicago
LOCAL GOVERNANCE INTEGRITY: PRINCIPLES AND STANDARDS
REIMAGINING GOVERNANCE IN PRACTICE
16-02-2015BENCHMARKING BRITISH COLUMBIAS CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT EFFORTS
Participatory Budgeting in the Dominican Republic: Implications for Agency, Democracy and Development
Social Media RESOURCE GUIDE
THE ROLE PLAYED BY ASSOCIATIONS WITH REGARD TO CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
Guide to Transparency in Government Budget Reports
24-12-2014The International Budget Partnership
Citizen Participation in Decision-Making: Is it Worth the Effort?
The Citizen in Regulation
12-12-2014A report for the Local Better Regulation Office
Why use Budget Simulator for budgetary engagement?
Through Liquid Democracy to Sustainable Non-Bureaucratic Government
MIND, SOCIETY, AND BEHAVIOR: world development report 2015
Power to the People: The E§ects of Participatory Budgeting on Municipal Expenditures and Infant Mortality in Brazil
Volunteering in Barcelona
03-12-2014Good Practices in Different Forms of Regional and Local Democracy
The Wired Councillor
Participatory Budgeting in Africa
27-11-2014Final Report on Good Practices in Participatory Budgeting
Does Participatory Budgeting Improve Decentralized Public Service Delivery?
PBP receives Brown Democracy Medal
The Connected Community: Local Governments as Partners in Citizen Engagement and Community Building
13-11-2014James H. Svara and Janet Denhardt, Editors Arizona State University
Inclusive community engagement toolkit
David Wortley talks Citizen Engagement & Competitiveness
Citizens' engagement in policymaking and the design of public services
07-11-2014Parliament of Australia Department of Parliamentary Services
Handbook on Citizen Engagement: Beyond Consultation
What is digital democracy?
Participatory Budgeting in Cameroon
Beyond Public Scrutiny: Stocktaking of Social Accountability in OECD Countries
24-10-2014World Bank Institute / OECD
Changing the Culture of Government -- Open Government Partnership
Long Beach city councilman asks residents how they would spend $250,000
Co-Governance in Belo Horizonte
British Columbia Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform
The Uncertain Relationship Between Open Data and Accountability:
02-10-2014A Response to Yu and Robinsons The New Ambiguity of Open Government
Governance & Economy. GE 6 - Smart & Open Government
Contemporary Democratic Theory: A Basic Bibliography
2014 State of Participatory Democracy Report
Europeans Understandings and Evaluations of Democracy
16-09-2014Topline Results from Round 6 of the European Social Survey
Participatory Budgeting in Africa: A training Companion
04-09-2014Produced by the Municipal Development Partnership for Eastern and Southern Africa in partnership with UN-HABITAT
Edward Paice on Participatory Budgeting
Participatory Budgeting Project in Jordan
HOPE FOR DEMOCRACY: 25 YEARS OF PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING WORLDWIDE
17-06-2014Complete book on the 25 years of participatory budgeting in the world. Coordination Nelson Dias
Community-Based Monitoring and a Possible New Dialogue with Local Governments: An Overview of International Experiences
28-04-2014Background Document on Community-Based Monitoring
Basic principles of Community-Based Monitoring
Summary of the International Conference on citizen participation in the budgeting and management of local and regional affairs in Africa
"Participatory Budgeting and Local Governance"
Creating citizens for whom? Participatory budgeting and citizenship learning in Japan
Webpage about German PBs now in English
26-08-2013From current information, to FAQs, to the map of participatory budgeting (PB) in Germany you can now find everything worth knowing about PB and more in English by visiting www.buergerhaushalt.org/en. This new English platform presents procedures and methods used in PB both in Germany and worldwide. We are launching it to further advance the international dialogue on PB.
7th IOPD Distinction Best Practice in Citizens' Participation
17-07-2013Abstract of the submitted candidacies and the awarded experience
Status of Participatory Budgeting in Germany: January 2013
Are Good Citizens Good Participants?
Participatory Governance and the Millenium Development Goals
Participatory Budgeting in Year Two: Reinvigorating Local Democracy in NYC
(In) stability, a key element to understand participatory budgeting: Discussing Portuguese cases.
The Power of Ambiguity: How Participatory Budgeting Travels the Globe
Transnational Models of Citizen Participation: The Case of Participatory Budgeting
Participatory budgeting - the Australian way
By the People, For the People: Participatory Budgeting from the Bottom Up in North America
The Role of Local Governments in Building Democracy: A Study of the Akkaraipattu Municipal Council of Sri Lanka
Participatory democracy at local level: How and why participate in local self-governance?
Essays on intercultural governance at local level
Handbook on e-democracy
29-11-2012The main objective of the project is to elaborate and exchange good citizen participation practices in order to increase and promote participatory opportunities (at global and local level) within the European Union member states.
Newcastle: Newcastle Kids Take Charge DVD.
PARTICIPATORY BUDGETS IN A EUROPEAN COMPARATIVE APPROACH
Grottammare: L'altra cittá possibile. Del Bilancio participativo al turismo sostenible
Practical Guidelines for the Creation of Local Observatories on Participatory Democracy