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Author Verheijen, Tony, 1967-

Title Administrative capacity in the new EU member states : the limits of innovation?
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 48 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank working paper ; no. 115
World Bank working paper ; no. 115
Contents Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Executive Summary; List of Boxes; 1. Introduction, Context, and Approach; List of Tables; List of Figures; 2. Reviewing Main Trends in Administrative Development; 3. Comparing Innovative Capacity; 4. Replicability and How to Design a Successful Reform Agenda: A Review of Alternatives; 5. Conclusions; References
Summary This paper reviews progress made in the development of public management systems capable of meeting European standards in the new member states of the European Union, looking into the people, systems, and service delivery aspects of public management systems. The new member states face considerable challenges--improving fiscal management, building absorption capacity of rapidly increasing levels of EU structural funds, and enhancing economic competitiveness--making essential the building of high-quality public management systems. The study applies existing tools for comparative analysis and bench
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 47-48)
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Subject Public administration -- Europe, Eastern -- History.
Public administration -- European Union countries -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author World Bank.
LC no. 2007299872
ISBN 0821371568 (electronic bk.)
9780821371565 (electronic bk.)