Legal research local government attempts to provide answers to new questions posed by decentralization, planning and development of territories, the mutation urbanized but also to questions of economy and management of local authorities.
Particular emphasis is placed on economic interventions of local authorities. Contractual and financial relations communities are particularly well studied. In this perspective, the theme “Local authorities and businesses” is preferred and gives rise to a series of roundtables since early 2009.
The Centre also develops research projects on the financing of public infrastructure.