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Efficiency measurement in the public sector

Michael Barrow

Efficiency measurement in the public sector

an appraisal

by Michael Barrow

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Published by University of York, Centre for Health Economics in York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Articles reprinted from Fiscal Studies, Applied Economics and Social Sciences Medicine.

Other titlesEstimating efficiency in the hospital sector : a comparison of three statistical cost frontier models., The Measurement of hospital efficiency : a comment., Fiscal Studies., Applied economics., Social sciences medicine.
Statementby Michael Barrow and Adam Wagstaff. Estimating effiency in the hospital sector : a comparison of three statistical cost frontier models ; The measurement of hospital efficiency: a comment ; by Adam Wagstaff.
SeriesReprint series :economics -- no.409, Reprint series : health economics -- no.10
ContributionsWagstaff, Adam., University of York. Centre for Health Economics.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13939481M

Efficiency of Public Spending in Developing Countries: An Efficiency Frontier Approach1 March Santiago Herrera Hence, small changes in the efficiency of public spending could have a major impact on GDP and on the attainment of the government’s objectives. The first challenge that Methods for the Measurement of Efficiency. public sector, it´s accounting information and the international harmonization process in accounting field play a very important role in economy. All of the reforms undertaken in the public sphere are accompanied by consideration of the efficiency performance of public File Size: KB.


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Efficiency measurement in the public sector Measuring an organisation’s efficiency is about the relationship between the outputs it produces and the inputs it uses. An efficient organisation would be one that produces the maximum possible outputs given its inputs, or one thatFile Size: KB.

Efficiency, Effectiveness and Performance of the Public Sector Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting – 4/ The mean PSP for EU is and the. Downloadable. The current economic situation determined by the effects of the crisis is causing the governments of the countries worldwide to streamline their processes in terms of collecting revenue from the state budget and then redistributing it on the principle of performance and economic efficiency.

In this sense the comparative analysis of the efficiency in the public and private sector. Downloadable (with restrictions).

In this article, we analyse public sector efficiency in the new member states of the EU compared to that in emerging markets. After a conceptual discussion of expenditure efficiency measurement, we compute efficiency scores and rankings by applying a range of measurement techniques.

The study finds that expenditure efficiency across new EU member states is. Public Sector Efficiency Measurement: Applications of Data Envelopment Analysis [Ganley, J. A., Cubbin, John S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Public Sector Efficiency Measurement: Applications of Data Envelopment AnalysisCited by: In this volume, several authors consider various aspects and contexts of performance measurement.

Hence, this volume represents a unique collection of advances in efficiency assessment for the public sector by leading researchers in the field. Efficiency in the Public Sector is divided into two sections.

The first is titled "Issues in Public. approaches to public sector productivity measurement for the Irish public service. The study focuses on three main aspects of productivity measurement: attempts to develop comparative, cross-national assessments of public sector efficiency and performance; national and sectoral public sector productivity measurement initiatives; and a moreFile Size: KB.

A model for public service production is introduced that distinguishes between efficiency and effectiveness by assuming that the public sector producer controls doing things right only, and that there is a transformation of these things to another type of things that Cited by: 4.

Measuring public sector performance and effectiveness efficiency, and The language of and focus on performance and results continues to inform current thinking about public sector reform.

methodology of measurement, comparison and analysis of the public sector efficiency. The issues of measuring and international comparability of public sectors are elaborated. The second part provides the comparison of the public sector efficiency in developed Size: KB. Using this book as a guide, public and nonprofit organizations can accurately measure outputs, efficiency, productivity, effectiveness, service quality, and customer satisfaction, and use the resulting data to strengthen decision-making and improve agency and program performance.

Read a Cited by: Measuring Public-sector Productivity in Selected Asian Countries The present book consists of nine chapters. In this first chapter I define the concept of public sector productivity and also review the recent literature which relates most directly to our concerns and objectives.

I also set the target of this research and overview the. Elements on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Public Sector. Popa Florina. Institute of National Economy, Romanian Academy. [email protected] Abstract.

The policy orientation towards sustainable economic development focuses on increasing the efficiency of the public sector in equitable supply of goods and services needed by File Size: KB.

Once meaningful output prices have been estimated, the measurement of productivity growth using index numbers can proceed in the usual manner.

This chapter suggests three possible general methods for measuring public-sector output prices and quantities. Specific measurement issues in the health and education sectors are : W.

Erwin Diewert. Measurement in the public sector. The efficiency of educational production in English local education authorities. A preliminary evaluation of the peer group.

Public sector efficiency measurement: applications of data envelopment analysis. [J A Ganley; John Cubbin] Measurement in the Public Sector. The Efficiency of Educational Production in English Local Education Authorities. A Preliminary Evaluation of the Peer Group.

Appraisal. Appendix Local Education Authority Data Set. Public sector performance score for UE countries (PSPUE), which represents the objective of the current work, aims to quantify and present the real situation in terms of public sector performance.

Keywords: public expenditure, efficiency, input, output, outcomes JEL Classification: H0, D61, G14 1. Efficiency in the public sector versus private. Although they would probably be surprised to hear me say so, it is my students who have inspired and shaped this book.

In many years of teaching public productivity to practitioners—in formal Masters of Public Administration programs, in workshops, and in training sessions—I have been struck by the transformation that occurs, typically, somewhere in the second half of a course.

Ot4EG4 Int J ofMgmt Sc~ 'vol 15 No 3 pp 1g1-I89 ~ 87 $~ Primed m Great Bntam Pergamon Journal~ Lid Measuring Efficiency in the Public Sector PETER SMITH DAVID MAYSTON Umvers|ty of York, UK (Recetted 4ugu~t m retlsedjbrm December ) One method of pursuing efllclency m the pubhc sector has been the pubhcatton of performance indicators for mdlwdual Cited by: a second index, the Public Sector Efficiency index, a measure comparing public sector performance with public sector spending.

† Canada’s score on the Public Sector Efficiency Index was 3 percent above the country average but percent below that of the United States. † Countries with small governments are approximately   Yet, the public sector has a massive impact on the productivity performance of the country.

The federal service alone employspeople and the. in measuring performance in the public sector, as well as some drawbacks generated by these methods.

The perverse effects of performance measurement in the public sector can take different forms, but their knowledge is useful in building an optimal system for managing and measuring the performance.

public interest in the public services, promote accountability and stimulate a search for improvement (Hibbard et al., ). In seeking to create a global measure of efficiency (or cost-effectiveness), the policy maker's broad objective is to construct an index that, for organization 0, takes the form S Po=~ YrOWr/XO (1) r=l.

UAE Government Efficiency in International Perspective The Public Sector’s Commitment and Experience with Efficiency Programs The State of Government Efficiency The Characteristics of Inefficiency Four Key Drivers of Government Efficiency Innovate Scale Measure Incent 06 07 08 13 Contents 04 The Government Summit Thought Leadership Series.

Purchase Public Sector Economics - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. The use of performance measurement systems in the public sector: effects on performance Working paper, March Roland F.

Speklé*, Nyenrode Business University Frank H.M. Verbeeten, RSM Erasmus University Abstract In this project, we study the use of performance measurement systems in the public by: Operational Efficiency in the Public Sector 10 Recommendations for Cutting Costs.

Introduction With deep budget cuts and increasing regulatory pressure, the public sector is now required to improve efficiency at all levels with the most urgent need focused on operational functions.

The measurement of public sector performance (defined as the outcome of public sector activities) and efficiency (defined as the outcome relative to the resources employed), however, is still very limited.

The objective of this paper is to provide a proxy for measuring public sector performance and efficiency. To do this we will put together a. The origins and restriction of efficiency in public administration: Regaining efficiency as the core value of public administration. Administration & Society, 42, - doi: /Cited by: 2.

descriptions of efforts for developing the measurement systems in the public sector organizations. Keywords: public services, measurement, effectiveness, efficiency, quality INTRODUCTION The past two decades have witnessed intensified debate about the role, scope and performance of the institutions and organisations within the public sector.

Improving Public Sector Efficiency: Challenges and Opportunities by Teresa Curristine, Zsuzsanna Lonti and Isabelle Joumard* This article examines key institutional drivers that may contribute to improving public sector efficiency and focuses on one of them in more.

The adequate measurement of public sector efficiency is a difficult empirical issue and the literature on it, particularly when it comes to aggregate and international data, is rather scarce. contracted with the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University, Newark campus in October of to conduct a review of the literature on measurement of local government efficiency.

Although centralized performance measurement systems have been in place and continue to evolve and improve in otherFile Size: KB. Regardless of where we live, the management of the public sector impacts on our lives.

Hence, we all have an interest, one way or another, in the achievement of efficiency and productivity improvements in the activities of the public sector. For a government agency that provides a public service, striving for unreasonable benchmark targets for efficiency may lead to a deterioration of service.

Performance Measurement in the Public Sector existing efficiency measures; and provides a mechanism for data reduction to compare disparate measures.

Total Organizational Performance System (TOPS) is designed to satisfy each of these needs. Total Organizational Performance System TOPS is designed to operationalize the basic tenets of TQM. examples of public sector productivity, and outlines contributors’ views of where public sector should focus its efforts to transform government operations.

EFFICIENCY • Applied where public sector activities most closely reflect private sector, e.g. data centres, financial management. • Focus on cost savings and centralization of services.

Public economics (or economics of the public sector) is the study of government policy through the lens of economic efficiency and economics builds on the theory of welfare economics and is ultimately used as a tool to improve social welfare.

Public economics provides a framework for thinking about whether or not the government should participate in economic markets and to what. Assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of public spending requires the measurement of the inputs entering into the production of public sector activities.

This can be done in monetary and non-monetary (physical) terms8. Compared to the private sector, the estimation of the actual costs of public sector activities is relatively by: @article{osti_, title = {Measuring the relative efficiency and output potential of public sector organizations: An application of data envelopment analysis}, author = {Lewin, A.Y.

and Morey, R.C.}, abstractNote = {The problem of measuring the effectiveness and efficiency of any organizationprivate or publichas been of concern to practioners and organization researchers at least. As in the private sector, the principle that resources should not be wasted should also be a key element of decision-makers in the public sector.

Alexander Kalb applies advanced and novel econometric as well as linear programming techniques to investigate the sources of potential inefficiencies for local governments in Germany. The book succeeds, however, in clearly explaining the many constraints on public administration which militate against achieving high levels of focus and efficiency.

Improving the Public Sector Productivity et al. is thought provoking, intelligent, and one of the more practical public administration texts I've read.This paper examines public sector size and performance management in post-revolution Tunisia, drawing on macro-empirical, legal, and qualitative analyses.

The paper first shows that public sector employment figures and the wage bill have increased significantly since the revolu-tion, but that this represents merely an acceleration of theFile Size: KB.Measuring Public-Sector Output Table Correcting GNP for the Rental Value of Capital and the Change in Productivity (billions of SEK, prices) 1.

GNP at market prices, official figures 2. Of which: Government nonprofit 3. Capital stock of government organizations.