English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: Accountability in public services : exit, voice and capture Paul, Samuel

User activity

Share to:
 
Bookmark: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/186995
Physical Description
  • preprint
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Accountability in public services : exit, voice and capture
Author
  • Paul, Samuel
Physical Description
  • preprint
Notes
  • This paper develops a conceptual framework to analyze the problem of public service accountability in developing countries and to identify alternative ways to strengthen it. An important proposition derived from this framework is that effective public accountability can be sustained only when government's"hierarchical control"over public service providers is reinforced by the public's willingness and ability to"exit"(find alternative sources of supply) or to"voice"(exert pressure on the providers to perform). The design of effective accountability systems in developing countries should be of interest both to their governments and to international agencies that finance the infrastructure of public services (e.g., transport, water, electricity, health and education). The theoretical framework presented in the paper shows that in general, the use of exit and voice by the public will depend on their relative costs and on the expected returns to the public from their use in the context of specific public services. The costs and returns associated with exit and voice will in turn be influenced by the degree of market failure underlying the services in question.
  • Governance Indicators,Banks&​Banking Reform,Municipal Financial Management,National Governance,Corruption&​Anitcorruption Law
  • RePEc:wbk:wbrwps:614
Language
  • English
Contributed by
OAIster

Get this edition

  • Set up My libraries

    How do I set up "My libraries"?

    In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

  • All (1)
  • Unknown (1)
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.

User activity


e.g. test cricket, Perth (WA), "Parkes, Henry"

Separate different tags with a comma. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

Be the first to add a tag for this edition

Be the first to add this to a list

Comments and reviews

What are comments? Add a comment

No user comments or reviews for this version

Add a comment