4 What is the link between public administration and competitiveness? Direct channels of transmissionCost channel(in interaction of firms with public administrationUncertainty channel (in interaction of firms with public administrationDirect costsDurationDirect costsDurationOutcomesFeesStaff timeCosts due to delaysLack of honesty & transparencyFees resulting from all different kinds of application and registration processes and complianceCosts through staff time induced by red tape, reporting obligations, complex bureaucratic procedures and in the case of appealingsCosts due to delays or long processing time of public administration in the context of interactions with firmsEffects of uncertainty due to the lack of prior knowledge about total inputs needed to obtain the desired serviceEffects due to uncertainty about the total duration necessary to obtain the desired serviceEffects of a lack of accountability of public officials and uncertainty due to the possible influence of corruption and lobbying
5 What is the link between public administration and competitiveness? Indirect channels of transmissionAllocation of public fundsEfficiency in public goods provisionCost of public administrationEfficiency in identifying needs and composition of provided public goods (for a given number of outputs and inputs)Cost efficiency of public administration in provision of services and public goods (outputs relative to inputs)Total amount of taxes and resources used by public administration for service provision
6 The assessment framework (1): links, indicators and data sources
7 The assessment framework (2): links, indicators and data sources
8 Assessing the quality of public administration: overall profile - Ireland
9 Assessing the quality of public administration: overall profile - Lithuania
10 Key areas for assessing the quality of public administration: (1) general governance Government effectivenessData source: World Bank – Worldwide Governance Indicators (2010; 2011)
11 Key areas for assessing the quality of public administration: (2) administrative modernisation Post-bureaucracy index (2010)Source: Demmke and Moilanen (2010)
12 Key areas for assessing the quality of public administration: (3) starting a business & licensing Data source: European Commission based on the pilot survey ‘Business Dynamics: Start-ups, Business Transfers and bankruptcy”, January This was carried out in 2010 with a limited number of respondents (2 in the case of Malta), which may have skewed the results. An extended survey will be carried out in 2013.
13 Where can you find more information? Report on Member States' Competitiveness Performance and Policies:Study "Excellence in public administration for competitiveness in EU Member States":Report "Trends and Challenges in Public Sector Innovation in Europe":Contact:
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