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Transparency in the Allocation of Municipal Grants for Sports and Voucher Systems in the Czech Republic


  • Pavlík Marek

    () (Masaryk University, Faculty of Economics and Administration, Lipová 41a, Brno 602 00)


This paper will assess transparency in the decision-making process in sports grants allocation. In comparison with other parts of the public sector, surprisingly little is known about transparency in the sports sector. An increasing portion of public funds is spent on sport grants; this establishes the necessity for research. Can any positive effects of sports grants be expected to appear without transparency in the decisionmaking process? An examination of the process in reality is crucial for future public resources allocation. Based on the general assumption that NGOs are important actors in economic and political development, we address the Czech Republic at the municipal level.

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  • Pavlík Marek, 2013. "Transparency in the Allocation of Municipal Grants for Sports and Voucher Systems in the Czech Republic," Review of Economic Perspectives, De Gruyter Open, vol. 13(1), pages 43-57, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:vrs:reoecp:v:13:y:2013:i:1:p:43-57:n:3

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    1. Marek Pavlík, 2014. "Financial Management of Sports Clubs in the Czech Republic," Ekonomika a Management, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2014(3).

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