I served as the copy editor of the book entitled “Decentralization, Democratization and Development: An Agenda for Reform” published in November 2017. It is the 2015 Rapid Field Assessment (RFA), appraising “the state of decentralization and democracy in the Philippines and their impact on development after 25 years of local autonomy”.
The editors of this book are some of the board directors of the Philippine Society for Public Administration (PSPA) namely, Dr. Alex B. Billantes (Professor and former Dean of the University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance/UP NCPAG, and former Commissioner of the Commission on Higher Education), Dr. Danny Reyes (Professorial Lecturer of UP NCPAG and President of PSPA), and Dr. Lizan E. Perante-Calina (lecturer at UP NCPAG and Executive Director of PSPA). This project was undertaken with the United Nations Development Programme, the Department of the Interior and Local Government, the Commission on Higher Education, and various national and regional agencies.
A full copy of the book can be accessed at https://www.academia.edu/43147217/Decentralization_Democratization_and_Development_An_Agenda_for_Reform