What do we know (and not know) about participatory budgeting?

Photo: Peruvians contemplate potential investment projects in Pueblo Libre, a district of Lima. What is the “state of the art” of participatory budgeting (PB)? Started in Porto Alegre, Brazil in the late 1980s by the Workers’ Party, participatory budgeting invited average citizens to deliberate and vote on public infrastructure projects funded by the municipal government.Continue reading “What do we know (and not know) about participatory budgeting?”