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Management by performance began in Sweden’s public administration in the late 1980s, both as a tool for the government’s budget process and as a way for the government to control its agencies. This article discusses various aspects of the performance system in the Swedish context.
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This article describes the history of performance management in the United States government, including the Budget and Performance Integration initiative (BPI), the Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART), and the dedicated Internet site www.ExpectMore.gov.
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This article describes the development and current content of the performance management system in the Danish central government. Since the 1980s, innovations have included results-based management, performance contracts, activity-based budgeting, accrual accounting and budgeting, and the use of evaluations and reports.
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This article describes how the principles of management for results have worked in practice over the past two decades in Australia. The current performance information framework involves, among other things, the accrual-based outcomes and outputs policy, performance agreements between heads of agencies and their responsible ministers, and regular review and assessment, particularly at agency level.
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This article describes the performance budgeting reforms of the government of Canada, the five main lessons learned over the past 30 years, and the current initiatives to strengthen performance measurement for the future.
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China has made crucial progress in the field of public expenditure management in the past ten years. This article reviews the reforms in budget formulation, approval, implementation and audit. Some weaknesses remain: for example, important decisions are still made outside of the budget process; and the highly decentralised fiscal system means that achievements at the national level have not been implemented at provincial and lower
Le deuxième symposium annuel de l'OCDE sur les partenariats public-privé a porté sur les questions pratiques concernant les PPP, en particulier le rôle que les organismes publics spécialisés peuvent jouer dans les PPP pour que ceux-ci soient efficaces et rentables.
La première réunion annuelle des Responsables budgétaires des parlements des pays de l'OCDE a été organisée à l'invitation de la Chambre des députés italienne, à Rome, les 26 et 27 février 2009.
La 6ème réunion des Hauts responsables du budget OCDE-Asie s'est déroulée à Bangkok, Thaïlande, les 12 et 13 février 2009.
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The review of budgeting in Portugal was carried out at the request of the Portuguese authories and concentrates on the national government only. A shorter version of this material was published in the OECD Journal on Budgeting, Volume 2008/3.