From the ground up : improving government performance with independent monitoring organizations / Stephen Kosack, Courtney Tolmie, and Charles C. Griffin.

Author
Kosack, Stephen [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, DC : Results for Development Institute : Brookings Institution Press, c2010.
Description
xiii, 118 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Begining in 2007, the Transparency and Accountability Project of the Brookings Institution and the Results for Development Institute sponsored 16 "independent monitoring agencies" that "undertook expenditure- or performance- monitoring projects in health and education" in Africa, East and South Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. This book is a compilation of those organizations' findings -- x-xi
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-108) and index.
Issuing body
"The Transparency and Accountability Project was initiated at the Brookings Institution in collaboration with the Results for Development Institute, where it is now permanently located and known as the Transparency and Accountability Program."--T.p. verso.
Contents
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1. Improving governance from the ground up -- Chapter 2. Gather the budget data -- Chapter 3. Follow the money -- Chapter 4. Examine the spending -- Chapter 5. Recommend solutions -- Chapter 6. Disseminate and advocate -- Chapter 7. Possibilities and lessons of independent monitoring -- References -- Index.
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Improving government performance with independent monitoring organizations
ISBN
  • 9780815704126 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0815704127 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2009049036
OCLC
467927918
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