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Public sector efficiency according to COFOG classification in the European Union

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  • Donath, Liliana
  • Milos, Marius

Abstract

The budgetary constraints governments have to deal with on a daily bases require a new approach in public spending as well as the revision of public goods definition. Consequently the key words are efficiency and effectiveness, in order to comply with the new management approach requirements. Assessing the efficiency and performance of public expenses is a key item for analyzing the quality of public expenses because it connects the entries as public resources and their yield (efficiency) or the entries to the results obtained (performance)

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  • Donath, Liliana & Milos, Marius, 2008. "Public sector efficiency according to COFOG classification in the European Union," MPRA Paper 12927, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:12927
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    1. Kárpáti, József, 2012. "Government performance indicators in a strategic approach," MPRA Paper 40351, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Keywords

    public spending; performance; efficiency; effectiveness;

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    • H50 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - General

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