In English

Article written by Lars M Andersson and Desislava Kalcheva

’Local authorities need to meet future challenges with their ”affairs” in order – What is creditworthiness and how do municipalities achieve it?’, June 2018 (link)

Articles written by Lars M Andersson

’What the World Needs Now… is Local Infrastructure Investments – Challenges and Solutions with a Focus on Finance’ (link)

‘Local Government Finance in Europe – trends to create local government funding agencies‘, presented at the Resolutions-to-fund-cities conference in Paris July 3-4, 2014 (link)

‘Finance cooperation between local authorities in developing countries‘, originally  published on the website of Fonds Mondial pour le Développement des Villes (, May 2014 (link)

Local co-operation leads to growth’, Municipal Journal, October 31, 2013 (link)

’Creating a bond’, Local Government Chronicle, August 20, 2013 (link)

‘Nordic know-how’, (with Nicholas Anderson), C’llr (Local Government Information Unit’s magazine), June, 2012. (link)

‘Local authorities and risk’, New Local Government network’s blog, March 2, 2012. (link)

‘Are cross-guarantees dangerous’, New Local Government network’s blog, Feb. 12, 2012. (link)

‘Could local authorities be the real drivers of economic growth?’, New Local Government network’s blog, Sept. 20, 2011. (link)

‘A UK Local Government Funding agency – would it be possible?’, New Local Government network’s blog, Sept. 7, 2011. (link)

Articles containing interviews with Lars M Andersson etc.

David Walker, ’Painting the town red’, Public Finance, April 2012. (link)

Anne Drif, ’Les collectivités veulent créer leur propre agence France Trésor’, Les Echos, May 13, 2008. (link)

David Oakley, ‘Sweden transforms public finance’, Financial Times, Oct. 13, 2006. (link)


In Swedish


Lars M. Andersson and Sören Häggroth, Kan välfärden räddas? (Can the Welfare State Be Saved) (Stockholm: Premiss Förlag, 2015). (link to information in Swedish)

Lars M. Andersson and Sören Häggroth, Kommunala vägval (Municipalities at the Crossroads) (Nora: Nya Doxa, 2012). (link to information in English)

Articles written by Lars M Andersson

’Kommunerna måste få mer stöd (with Sören Häggroth), Aktuellt i Politiken, no. 46, 2012. (link)

’Tillväxten är beroende av lokal välfärdsproduktion’ (with Sören Häggroth), Dagens Samhälle, Dec. 12, 2012. (link)

’Stålbad väntar britterna’, Kommunal Ekonomi, no. 4, 2012.  (link)

’Kommuninvest på franska’, Kommunal Ekonomi, no. 2, 2011. (link)

’Aningslöst i Almedalen’, Kommunal Ekonomi, no. 4, 2009. (link)

’OPS – inte manna från himlen!’, Dagens Samhälle, no. 33, 2009. (link)

Reports written by Lars M Andersson

Offentlig  Privat  Samverkan [Public Public Partnership] (OPS), two reports, October 2010 and October 2011. (link)

Articles and books containing interviews with Lars M Andersson

Göran Tivenius, ”Vi måste tala tydligt om finansieringen av framtidens välfärd. Nu!”, Dialog, no. 4, 2012. (link)

Thomas Pettersson, ’Dags för viktiga vägval’, Kommunal Ekonomi, no. 5, 2012. (link)

Göran Tivenius, ’En gränslös idé’, Dialog, no. 2, 2011. (link)

Göran Tivenius et. al., Tillsammans bär vi på en bra idé (Örebro: Kommuninvest, 2011). A book published at the 25th anniversary of Kommuninvest.