Center for Sociological Research Decentralization and Regional Development

The Center aims to provide key field stakeholders with high-quality territorial community and territory development analytics for optimal and evidence-based decision-making.


The Center has both academic and policy-oriented research


Expertise and fields of analytical services of KSE Center for Sociological Research Decentralization and Regional Development:


• Decentralization reform – consequences of voluntary and involuntary unification in the period 2015-2020

• Resilience and adaptability of hromadas from the moment of the full-scale invasion of Russia in 2022

• Ukrainian open data from the local level 

• Implementing a project approach and data-driven management

• Military-civilian partnerships at the hromada level

• Local budget processes and tax

• Inter-municipal cooperation

• Ukrainian local governance system 

• Sociological research

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Main Research Streams