Performance accouyntability and combating corruptionPresentation Transcript
PERFORMANCE ACCOUNTABILITY ANDCOMBATING CORRUPTION REVIEWED BY MALIK NAVEED TARIQ
Name of Book: Performance Accountability and Combating Corruption Edited By: Anwar Shah. Published by: 1818 H Street, N, Washington, DC, 20433, USA Year of Publication: 2007 No of Pages: 417 Price: Not Mentioned ISBN: 10: 0-8213-6941-5 13: 978-0-8213-6941-8
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Anwar Shah is Lead Economist and Program Leader, GovernanceProgram at the World Bank Institute, Washington, DC; Member of the Executive Board of the International Institute of PublicFinance, Munich, Germany and a Fellow of the Institute for Public Economics,Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is also affiliated as Honorary Professor with the Southwest Universityof Finance and Economics, Chengdu, China and Central University ofFinance and Economics, Beijing, China. He has previously served the Government of Alberta, the Government ofCanada, the US Agency for International Development and the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as a lead author.
CHAPTERS• Performance-Based Accountability Public Services Delivery• Efficiency, Integrity, and Capacity: An Expanded Agenda for Public Management?• Can E-Government Make Public Governance More Accountable?• Networks and Collaborative Solutions to Performance Measurement and Improvement in Sub-Saharan Africa Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers• The Role of Political Institutions in Promoting Accountability Cont…….
CHAPTERS1. Legal and Institutional Frameworks Supporting Accountability in Budgeting and Service Delivery Performance• Tailoring the Fight against Corruption to Country Circumstances Disrupting Corruption• Corruption in Tax Administration• Corruption and Fraud Detection by Supreme Audit Institutions• Public Sector Performance Auditing in Developing Countries• The Growth of Parliamentary Budget Offices
INTRODUCTIONBudgeting and Budgetary InstitutionsLocal BudgetingLocal Public Financial ManagementPerformance Accountability andCombating CorruptionTools for Public Sector EvaluationsMacro Federalism and Local FinancesCitizen-Centered Governance
Why Collective Action against corruption?
Different Views of Corruption Short definition: Corruption is the misuse of entrusted power for personal or private gain Different types of private sector corruption: Bribery Kickbacks Extortion Political financing State capture
Sources of Corruption Lack of transparency and accountability in the public sector Lack of transparency and accountability in the private sector Poor regulation of political contributions Low public sector wages Weak enforcement of laws and regulations Lack of free and independent media Excessive discretionary authority of public officials
Collective Action Collective Action usually involves multiple stakeholders Companies Collective ActionCivil Society Government
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MEASURES TO COMBAT CORRUPTION Prevention. An Important Tool in Fighting Corruption Broad Based Capacity Building to Strengthen all Pillars of Integrity Capacity Building The Role of the National Integrity Unit in Integrating Reforms Raising Public Awareness
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