Enhancing the Efficiency of Local Government in the Context of Reducing the Administrative Expenditures
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN MODERN TIMES: CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES Conference, Komotini, Greece, April 24-25, 2009
19 Pages Posted: 29 Apr 2009
Date Written: April 29, 2009
The concerns on enhancing the efficiency of public administration, in particular the local government, are moreover present in the concerns of local authorities and specialised literature. Those concerns become more important taking into consideration the conditions of the actual economic crisis. Approached concurrently with public sector performance, enhancing the efficiency may have various resources. Among those resources it is worth to mention "better regulation" concerning public administration and reducing the administrative expenditures. Those two resources are not disjunctive, they are characterised by direct link and determination. Structured on three chapters, the paper focuses on a model aimed to determine the impact of reducing the administrative expenditures on the efficiency of local public services. This model inscribes in the efforts aiming to measure the efficiency in the public sector, efforts visible in the specialised literature.
Keywords: enhancing the efficiency, administrative expenditures, local government
JEL Classification: H59, H72
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