Government at a Glance 2009
Table of contents  
I. Current and Future Public Governance Challenges
     Selected public governance implications of the global financial and economic crises
     What are governance challenges for the future?
II. Government Revenues
1. General government revenues
2. Structure of general government revenues
3. Revenue structure by level of government
III. Government Expenditures
4. General government expenditure
5. General government expenditure by function
6. General government expenditure by level of government
7. General government expenditure by type
IV. Intersection between the Public and Private Sectors
8. Production costs in general government
V. Public Employment
9. Employment in general government and public corporations
10. Decentralisation of employment
11. Employment of women in central government
12. Ageing workforce
VI. Human Resource Management Practices
13. Delegation in human resource management
14. Central government recruitment systems
15. Staff performance management
16. Senior civil service
VII. Budget Practices and Procedures
17. Fiscal sustainability
18. Budget disclosures
19. Medium-term budget perspective
20. Performance-oriented budgeting
21. Executive budget flexibility
VIII. Regulatory Management
22. Regulatory impact analysis
23. Simplification strategies
24. Formal consultation
IX. Integrity
25. Conflict-of-interest disclosure by decision makers
26. Public interest disclosure: Whistle-blowing
27. Preventing corruption: Public procurement
X. Open and Responsive Government
28. Open government legislation
29. E-Government readiness
30. E-Government service maturity
31. Uptake of e-government services
A. Methodology for Revenue Aggregates
B. Classification of the Functions of Government (COFOG)
C. Composite Indexes for HRM, Budget Practices and Regulatory Management
D. Detailed Data from the 2009 Survey on Integrity
E. Contextual Factors
F. Members of the Steering Group

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