The Centre for Research on Local Government Economics (COELO) is an independent research institute,
affiliated to the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
COELO carries out scientific research on local government economics, and conducts contract research, for example for government ministries, local governments or international organisations.
Our main areas of expertise are fiscal federalism, decentralized taxation, water management financing, fiscal equalization, capital structure of public bodies, and local poverty relief.
University of Groningen
Faculty of Economics and Business
P.O. Box 800
9700 AV Groningen
tel. + (31) 50 363 7018/3766
fax. + (31) 50 363 7337
WSN-building, room 730
Nettelbosje 2, Groningen