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Performance Budgeting Reform : Theory and International Practice - Alfred Ho

Performance Budgeting Reform

Theory and International Practice

By: Alfred Ho (Editor), Maarten de Jong (Editor), Zaozao Zhao (Editor)

Paperback Available: 19th June 2019
ISBN: 9781138483293
Number Of Pages: 318

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Using theoretical frameworks to explore the political, organizational, and cultural dynamics of performance budgeting, this book examines the adoption of performance budgeting in a variety of countries, how it has been implemented, and why it succeeded or failed. Chapters include case studies from a wide range of continents and regions including the U.S., Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Each case study pays careful attention to the unique historical, political, and cultural contexts of reform and closely examines how performance informed the budgetary process.

Chapters investigate theory driven analysis, focusing on common themes related to international policy diffusion, organizational change, stakeholder politics and gaming, communication and information management, principal-agent dynamics, and institutional constraints. Contributors include both scholars and seasoned practitioners with extensive experience in implementing or advising performance budgeting reforms. With emphases on both theories and practices, this book is written for graduate courses in public budgeting and comparative public administration, providing theoretical insights into budgeting reforms in developing countries, as well as practice-relevant and actionable recommendations for current and future policymakers and budget reformers.

ISBN: 9781138483293
ISBN-10: 113848329X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 318
Available: 19th June 2019
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.89 x 15.19

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