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Performance Budgeting Manual now available in Spanish

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

The performance budgeting manual which I developed in 2011 for the global CLEAR initiative – led by the World Bank – has now been published in Spanish translation under the title Manual sobre la elaboración de presupuestos basados en resultados. The manual is a comprehensive coverage of performance budgeting and its links to related areas of public sector reform.


Evaluation and Budgeting – a UK Perspective

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

from Michael Kell, Chief Economist at the UK National Audit Office

The PFM Results blog recently drew attention to the need to make better use of evaluation in budgeting, as discussed in Marc Robinson’s recent paper Connecting Evaluation and Budgeting. A UK National Audit Office report on Evaluation in Government – published December 2013 – addresses precisely this issue. The report examines the coverage of evaluation evidence in the UK government, how good it is, how it is used, how it is produced and at what cost. It aims to quantify as much as possible the state of evaluation in UK government. (more…)