Cutting Government Administration Costs

In our new paper we show that cutting administration costs is difficult both for the government to do and for the public to evaluate.

A Model of Cost Cutting in Government: the Great Management Revolution in UK Central Government Reconsidered by Christopher Hood and Ruth Dixon, has now appeared online in Public Administration. It’s behind a paywall (Update: now free access – thanks Wiley!)  but a 4-page summary is on our project website. Continue reading