Performance Accountability and Combating Corruption

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Index
Boxes, figures, notes, and tables are indicated by b, f, n, and t, respectively.
accountability, 3, 4, 184, 373
alternatives to traditional mechanisms of, 261, 262t8.2
answerability and enforcement aspects of, 138–40
bias as source of failure of, 141–44
and Bolivia's Law of Popular Participation, 213–20, 229nnl5–17
and budget offices, 371
capture as source of failure in, 141–44
changes in roles of actors in, 171
and civil service, 162–64, 179n3, 293–94, 300–30lnn7–8
and committee systems, 155–57
concepts in accountability systems, 136–48, 179n1
definitions of, 60, 136
and democracy, 17–18, 60–61
and donor-government relationships, 173–75, 179nn4–6
and elections, 148–54
to electorate, 169–70
external, 7, 61
failures in, 141–44, 176–78
financial and programmatic, 117–18
formal vs. informal institutions of, 144–46, 191–93, 227–28nn5–8
forms of, 16–17
functions of, 140
and governance, 60–62, S4n1
horizontal, 140–41, 160, 241
hybrids of, 178
and legislatures, 154–57, 179n2, 380–81, 392–93n1
link to effectiveness, 18
link to efficiency, 18
link to performance management, 26–27
opposition to innovations for, 175–76
and oversight functions, 155
in parliamentary systems, 154–55
and participatory budgeting in Brazil, 157b5.3
in Philippines' Local Government Code (1991), 220–22, 229nn 18–19
political benefits of, 20
and political parties, 158–59, 179n2
of power-holders, 171–72
in presidential systems, 154–55
promotion of, 78–81, 84nn4–6
public financial accountability, 380–81, 392–93nl
and rule-making functions, 155
and sale of jobs, 258–60
in South Africa's Local Government Transition Act, 222–23

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