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[IWS] ADB: DEVELOPMENT THROUGH EMPOWERMENT: DELIVERING EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SERVICES - A LITERATURE REVIEW [12 December 2013]

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Asian Development Bank (ADB)

ADB Economics Working Paper 382

 

DEVELOPMENT THROUGH EMPOWERMENT: DELIVERING EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SERVICES - A LITERATURE REVIEW [12 December 2013]

by Guo Xu

http://www.adb.org/publications/development-through-empowerment-delivering-effective-public-services-literature-review

or

http://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/pub/2013/ewp-382.pdf

[full-text, 36 pages]

 

Description

 

This paper reviews the channels through which empowerment may improve the efficiency and quality of public service delivery, particularly in developing Asia. Departing from a macro perspective, the author focuses and revisits microeconomic evidence for three broad measures aimed at empowering the poor: empowerment through voice, empowerment through exit, and empowerment through information.

 

Contents

 

Abstract

Introduction

Big Picture - Changes since 2004

Challenges in Public Goods Provision

Development through Empowerment - Case Studies

Conclusion

References

 

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