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Kosack, Stephen
From the ground up : improving government performance with independent monitoring organizations / Stephen Kosack, Courtney Tolmie, and Charles C. Griffin
Alternate Title Improving government performance with independent monitoring organizations
Washington, DC : Results for Development Institute : Brookings Institution Press, c2010
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 3rd Floor  JF60 .K665 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Developing countries -- Politics and government
Subject(s) Government accountability -- Developing countries
Transparency in government -- Developing countries
Civil society -- Developing countries
Non-governmental organizations -- Developing countries
Physical Description xiii, 118 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-108) and index
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1. Improving governance from the ground up -- Chapter 2. Gather the budget data -- Chapter 3. Follow the money -- Chapter 4. Examine the spending -- Chapter 5. Recommend solutions -- Chapter 6. Disseminate and advocate -- Chapter 7. Possibilities and lessons of independent monitoring -- References -- Index
Summary Beginning in 2007, the Transparency and Accountability Project of the Brookings Institution and the Results for Development Institute sponsored 16 "independent monitoring agencies" that "undertook expenditure- or performance- monitoring projects in health and education" in Africa, East and South Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. This book is a compilation of those organizations' findings -- x-xi
Note "The Transparency and Accountability Project was initiated at the Brookings Institution in collaboration with the Results for Development Institute, where it is now permanently located and known as the Transparency and Accountability Program."--T.p. verso
Alternate Author Tolmie, Courtney
Griffin, Charles C., 1951-
Brookings Institution
Results for Development Institute
Transparency and Accountability Program

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