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The Budget-Maximizing Bureaucrat

Appraisals and Evidence (Pitt Series in Policy and Institutional Studies)

by Andre Blais

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Bureaucracy and representative government,
  • Niskanen, William A,
  • Public finance,
  • Public Bureaucracy,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • 1933-,
  • Bureaucracy,
  • Expenditures, Public,
  • Niskanen, William A.,,
  • Representative government and,
  • Representative government and representation,
  • Business/Economics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStephane Dion (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11426446M
    ISBN 100822936798
    ISBN 109780822936794

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. The Budget-Maximizing Bureaucrat: Appraisals and Evidence Andre Blais, Stephane Dion University of Pittsburgh Pre, - Political Science - pages. This work reexamines the models of bureaucratic behavior as developed by William A, Niskanen in his seminal book, Bureauracy and Representative Government () This work is not limited to academia but will appeal to civil servants and pragmatists alike.

The Budget-Maximizing Bureaucrat: Appraisals and Evidence by Blais, Andre A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Get this from a library. The Budget-maximizing bureaucrat: appraisals and evidence.

[André Blais; Stéphane Dion;] -- "Outcome of a conference held in Montreal, April "--Page vii. Includes bibliographical references.

The Budget-Maximizing Bureaucrat 作者: Andre Blais 出版社: University of Pittsburgh Press 副标题: Appraisals and Evidence (Pitt Series in Policy and Institutional Studies) 出版年: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: Author: Andre Blais.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Budget-maximizing bureaucrat. Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press, © (DLC) Niskanen first presented the idea inand later developed it into a book published in According to the budget-maximizing model, rational bureaucrats will always and everywhere seek to increase their budgets in order to increase their own power, thereby contributing strongly to state growth and potentially reducing social efficiency.

Authored by a former bureaucrat and im- mediately acclaimed as a breakthrough, the book provides the economic theory of bureaucracy with its key concept: the budget-maximizing. Budget-Maximizing Explanations In Bureaucracy and Representative Government (), Niskanen developed a theory of government bureau behavior based on the assumption that bureau.

-- The limits of the budget-maximizing theory: some evidence from officials' views of their roles and careers / Colin Campbell, and Donald Naulls -- The politics and management of restraint budgeting / Peter Aucoin -- Bureaucrats and budgetary outcomes: quantitative analyses / D.

Roderick Kiewiet -- Bureaucrats and conservative governments / Andrew Dunsire -- The voting behavior of bureaucrats /. William Niskanen, in a book published many years ago, proposed a simple model of government bureaucracy. The more money a bureaucrat controls, the more important he is, so bureaucrats want to maximize their budgets.

The bureaucracy knows, and the legislature does not know, what a government bureau can do at what cost. One of the most enduring theories in public management is Niskanen's model of the budget-maximizing bureaucrat. While popular, the image of bureaucrats relentlessly advocating for larger budgets Author: Donald P.

Moynihan. budget-maximizing bureaucrat model and that it would be unwise at this stage to reject it. What we need, however, is less in the way of theoretical or ideological.

Blais, A. and S. Dion (), The Budget-Maximizing Bureaucrat: Appraisal and Evidence. (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press). Blomgren Bingham, L., T. Nabatchi and R.

O’Leary (), ‘ The New Governance: Practices and Processes for Stakeholder and Citizen Participation in the Work of Government ’, Public. The Budget-Maximizing Bureaucrat: Appraisals and Evidence (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, c), ed.

by André Blais and Stéphane Dion (page images at Pitt) Filed under: Intelligence service. How Terrorist Groups End: Lessons for Countering Al Qa'ida (), by Seth G.

Jones and Martin C. Libicki (PDF with commentary at ). Although the assumption of the budget-maximizing bureaucrat is today its primary intellectual trace in the political economy literature, the book is much richer in its treatment of bureau behavior, factor suppliers, and oversight by the budgetary sponsor.

This book explores the dynamic changes now taking place in the South Korean government as a result of recent social and economic liberalization. Sung Deuk Hahm and L.

Christopher Plein trace the emergence in Korea of a post-developmental state, in which both increasingly autonomous capital interests and growing public expectations of a higher quality of life challenge existing authoritarian. budget-maximizing bureaucrat.

The cost of pro­ ducing each level of output, C = cQ + (c, dff d > 0), i known only by the bureaucrat, not by the legislature. His task is to secure the largest budget he can for his bureau, subject to the constraint that he must be able to deliver the level of Q he promises—that his budget must cover his by:.

So the bureaucrat’s budget–maximizing problem is to maximize (r + g) subject to the approval constraint, which can now be written ym ym y (g + r) + H(g) ym + H(0) (12) RESULT: If the bureaucrat maximizes r + g subject to the approval constraint (12), the policy chosen will be g = G^(ym).The Budget-Maximizing Bureaucrat: Appraisals and Evidence (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, c), ed.

by André Blais and Stéphane Dion (page images at Pitt) Filed under: Entitlement spending --. (6) This paper was published in William A. Niskanen, "A Reflection on Bureaucracy and Representative Government," in Blais and Dion, The Budget-Maximizing Bureaucrat, pp. ; William A.

Niskanen, Bureaucracy and Public Economics (Aldershot: Edward Elgar, ).