Does Successful Governance Require Heroes? The Case of Sergio Fajardo and the City of Medellín : a Reform Case for Instruction

Andrews, Matt and Fajardo, Alejandro (2014). Does Successful Governance Require Heroes? The Case of Sergio Fajardo and the City of Medellín : a Reform Case for Instruction. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Andrews, Matt
    Fajardo, Alejandro
    Title Does Successful Governance Require Heroes? The Case of Sergio Fajardo and the City of Medellín : a Reform Case for Instruction
    Volume/Issue No. 2014/35
    Publication Date 2014
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 13
    Language eng
    Abstract

    The city of Medellín, Colombia was a cauldron of violence with 185 homicides per 100,000 people in 2002. By 2006, this rate had declined to 32.5. Such successful transformation was termed the `Medellín miracle´ and credited to policies of the city mayor,

    Keyword Government employees
    Political science
    Power (economics)
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292307561
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