In this issue:

Local Authorities: “Metropolitan cities: which resources?” by Chiara Agnoletti, Claudia Ferretti and Patrizia Lattarulo (IRPET)

Local Authorities: “The French métropoles and how they are financed: the cases of Toulouse, Bordeaux and Nantes” by Mauro Massaro (CESIFIN Foundation)

Local Authorities: “Fiscal federalism and information needs. Territorial public accounts” by Irene Tassi (Tuscany Region)

Europe: “The rearrangement of regional geography in France: a rough but beneficial road” by Giancarlo Pola (Éupolis Lombardia)

Activities and News: “Initiatives”, “Publications”