Better for less
Improving productivity in the public services
Public sector performance has long been a controversial topic attracting significant attention. Performance can be defined narrowly as productivity (output/input) or more broadly as effectiveness (output/goal). Following the recent financial crisis the government accelerated the pace of reform; expanding the competition and choice agenda, and opening up public services to a range of new providers.
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Dr Jo Blanden
Reader in Economics
This five-year study is fully funded under the Leverhulme Trust Research Leadership Award (refrence RL-2012-81) for the amount of £1 million.