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Public Expenditure Management and Public Policy in India: Crises and Renewal

Public Expenditure Management and Public Policy in India: Crises and Renewal (Hardback)

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A comprehensive study of the development of the expenditure management system in India from the colonial times to the present that is substantially different from any of the previously published works. It provides a detailed discussion of the administrative, economic and political factors that play a major role in the determination of public expenditures, at the programme and aggregate levels, and in the delivery of public services.Major changes in the management of public expenditures, all aimed at achieving "progress", including the public-private partnerships, and their benefits and limitations, are fully delineated, as are the relationships in this sphere between the central and state governments. It illumines the efforts, far from successful in evolving just means appropriate for a just society. The book offers an inquiry into the policy objectives of governments and the adequacy of their toolkits in serving them. Particular attention is paid to the numerous weaknesses of the operational systems and how they fail to address the concerns of the community.Public expenditure management has suffered benign neglect over the years. Its institutions and operational system need to be restructured and revitalised, if it is to serve the society effectively. The book offers a template in that direction.

BusinessFinance & accountingAccountingPublic finance accountingBusinessFinance & accountingFinancePublic financeHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentCentral government policies Publisher: Academic Foundation Publication Date: 30/03/2017 ISBN-13: 9789332703308  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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A. Premchand retired as Assistant Director, International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C. He has authored/edited more than fifteen books. Several of his books have been translated into Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish. Six of his books, all published by the IMF, are now available as e-books. A. Premchand has earlier been a guest lecturer at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, USA. The author is now based in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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