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Incentives versus information costs in public decision making

Jerry Green

Incentives versus information costs in public decision making

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Published by Harvard Institute of Economic Research in Cambridge (Massachusetts) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A preliminary version of this paper was presented to the 11th NSF-NBER Conference on Bayesian Econometrics, Rochester, 1975.

Statementby Jerry Green and Jean-Jacques Laffont.
SeriesDiscussion paper / Harvard Institute of Economic Research -- no.473
ContributionsLaffont, Jean-Jacques, 1947-, National Science Foundation., National Bureau of Economic Research., NSF-NBER Conference on Bayesian Econometrics, (11th : 1975 : Rochester (New York))
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Open LibraryOL13835851M

a. Integrate program performance information into the budget development process. b. Present information to policymakers in user-friendly formats that facilitate decision-making. c. Include relevant studies in budget hearings and committee meetings. d. Establish incentives for implementing evidence-based programs and practices. e.


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