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Measuring government activity.

Measuring government activity.

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Published by OECD in [Paris] .
Written in English

  • Government productivity -- Measurement,
  • Public administration -- Evaluation

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    The size and the economic significance of the public sector make it a major contributor to economic growth and social welfare. The goods and services government provides, its redistributive and regulatory powers, and how those are exercised affect the way business is conducted and people live their lives in every country. Citizens are entitled to understand how government works and how public revenues are used. This book summarizes the available OECD and other international data on public sector inputs and processes. It also examines the existing internationally comparable data on outputs and outcomes, and recommends new approaches to measurement.--Publisher"s description.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesMesurer l"activité des administrations.
    ContributionsPollitt, Christopher., Bouckaert, Geert., Dooren, Wouter van., Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
    LC ClassificationsJF1525.P63 M43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination130 p. ;
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23939468M
    ISBN 109264060723
    ISBN 109789264060722
    LC Control Number2009470839

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Measuring Government Activity. The size and the economic significance of the public sector make it a major contributor to economic growth and social welfare. The goods and services government provides, its redistributive and regulatory powers, and how those are exercised affect the way business is conducted and people live their lives in every country.

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It also examines the existing internationally comparable data on outputs and outcomes, and recommends new approaches to Measuring government activity. book. Get this from a library. Measuring government activity. [Christopher Pollitt; Geert Bouckaert; Wouter van Dooren; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.;] -- The size and the economic significance of the public sector make it a major contributor to economic growth Measuring government activity.

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