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Tournament approaches to policy reform : making development assistance more effective / Clifford F. Zinnes.

By: Zinnes, Clifford F.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2009Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 369 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0815703775; 9780815703778.Subject(s): Economic assistance, American | Technical assistance, American | Letting of contracts -- United States | Requests for proposals (Public contracts) -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 338.91/73 | 330.9 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction -- The PIJC approach -- Review of certification experience -- Review of tournament experience -- Review of other relevant experience -- Synthesis and analysis -- Conclusions and scope for future applications -- Appendixes -- A. Inventory of projects -- B. Technical exhibits for the detailed case study assessments -- C. Anatomy of a PIJC application -- D. Mathematical treatment of PIJC leveraging of sponsor funds.
Action note: digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: "Assesses a new 'tournament' approach promising improvement on the performance of conventional foreign aid methods, where beneficiary groups compete to achieve the best implementation of a particular project. Evaluates performances, sustainability, time frames, and costs of recent applications. Discusses opportunities for improving and scaling up the application of tournament-based projects"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Introduction -- The PIJC approach -- Review of certification experience -- Review of tournament experience -- Review of other relevant experience -- Synthesis and analysis -- Conclusions and scope for future applications -- Appendixes -- A. Inventory of projects -- B. Technical exhibits for the detailed case study assessments -- C. Anatomy of a PIJC application -- D. Mathematical treatment of PIJC leveraging of sponsor funds.

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"Assesses a new 'tournament' approach promising improvement on the performance of conventional foreign aid methods, where beneficiary groups compete to achieve the best implementation of a particular project. Evaluates performances, sustainability, time frames, and costs of recent applications. Discusses opportunities for improving and scaling up the application of tournament-based projects"--Provided by publisher.

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<p> Clifford F. Zinnes is a senior fellow at the IRIS Center in the Economics Department and a faculty affliliate at the Maryland School of Public Policy, both at the University of Maryland. Focusing on aid effectiveness, as a practitioner of the "new" institutional economics, Zinnes also writes on the shadow economy, environmental protection, and failing and fragile states. While at Harvard University for more than a decade, he taught and conducted field work in a dozen countries, including Romania, where he coauthored several laws related to privatization, water management, and environmental protection.</p>

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