• Marjan Nikolov Faculty of Business and Economics
Keywords: Decentralization, performance measurement, kindergartens, intergovernmental transfers, benchmarking


The process of decentralization in Macedonia started on July 1st 2005. One year is not enough to do an all en-compassing evaluation of the process but a low cost monitoring can follow the changes, lower the cost of future evaluation and give some insights related to performance measurement of the transferred competencies to LGU level, fiscal gap, vertical and horizontal equalization etc. We consider the child care transfers of competency from central to local level and try to measure the efficiency and productivity of this public sector by using the nonpara-metric DEA method.

Author Biography

Marjan Nikolov, Faculty of Business and Economics
MSc, President of CEA and Professor at Faculty of Business and Economics


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