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Building Bureaucratic Capability in the Philippines


  • Cayetano W. Paderanga, Jr.

    (School of Economics, University of the Philippines Diliman)


This paper reviews the importance of governance to a developing country like the Philippines. It looks into the role of bureaucratic efficiency in improved governance. Analyzing features of the Philippine bureaucracy, it identifies some organizational aspects which lead to inefficiency. Among those studied are the effect of the criminal justice system on bureaucratic behavior and the cost of slow project implementation.

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  • Cayetano W. Paderanga, Jr., 1996. "Building Bureaucratic Capability in the Philippines," UP School of Economics Discussion Papers 199601, University of the Philippines School of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:phs:dpaper:199601

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    1. Manasan, Rosario G. & Gaffud, Romualdo & Gonzalez, Eduardo T., 1999. "Indicators of Good Governance: Developing an Index of Governance Quality at the LGU Level," Philippine Journal of Development JPD 1999 Vol. XXVI No.2-d, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.

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