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Who loves input controls? what happened to ‘Outputs Not Inputs’ in UK public financial management, and why?

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Why do frequently‐criticised input controls survive in the management of public spending while apparently more enlightened output/outcome controls come and go? The question matters, because output/outcome controls are often assumed in Public Financial Management and related literature to lead to superior policy performance as compared with input‐focused approaches. We tackle the question by applying qualitative push‐pull analysis to compare one key type of input controls (administration cost ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/padm.12741

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
OSGA
Sub department:
Area Studies
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
OSGA
Sub department:
Area Studies
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Public Administration More from this journal
Volume:
101
Issue:
1
Pages:
303-317
Publication date:
2021-06-22
Acceptance date:
2021-03-30
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EISSN:
1467-9299
ISSN:
0033-3298
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1172823
Local pid:
pubs:1172823
Deposit date:
2021-04-22

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