The Limits and Merits of Participation *

  title={The Limits and Merits of Participation *},
  author={Paulo Cunha and Maria Valeria Junho Pena},
The goal of economic development is to increase growth and eliminate poverty. Recently, the goal has been broadened to include promoting participatory governance. Arguably, participation— such as in community water committees, neighborhood organizations, and school associations— produces two desirable outcomes. One is democracy itself; the other, less… CONTINUE READING