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Economic Evaluation of Public Programs
Economic Evaluation of Public Programs

Author(s): František Ochrana, Martin Nekola
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Ekonomický ústav SAV a Prognostický ústav SAV
Keywords: economic evaluation; program budgeting; program evaluation; performance management; Slovakia

Summary/Abstract: The present study deals with theoretical and practical problems related to program evaluation. Based on contrasting various public program evaluation approaches it analyzes the virtues and setbacks of economic evaluation and offers indigenous criteria for comprehensive assessment of public programs. At the end, a mathematical model to optimize the public program portfolio related to discrete costs is proposed.

  • Issue Year: 57/2009
  • Issue No: 05
  • Page Range: 458-474
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: English