commission on fiscal imbalance 合集

The indicators were defined to measure the degree of

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Unformatted text preview: reserve indicators, the complete list is presented in annex B, while some examples are given below for each block. For institutional enhancement, among the different features of the administrative reform, the performance reserve mechanism rewards the transition from the former normative-hierarchical approach to administration functioning to a performance-oriented one where officials are delegated higher responsibilities and have to reach defined targets (see Annex B, indicator B.1.1) and where such elements are part of a monitored contract. Along the same lines is the reward for implementing an internal management control system (see Annex B, indicator B.1.2 ). As highlighted previously, the success of the CSF depends also on the capacity of regional governments, to which the implementation of most funds is delegated, to screen and select the interventions which are most pertinent for their territory and to monitor and evaluate their impacts in terms of their contribution to improve supply externalities and 3 4 5 6 258 A complete and detailed description of Italian 4% reserve criteria and mechanism design is contained in the document agreed with the European Commission and approved by the first objective 1 CSF Monitoring Committee on November 7, 2000 “QCS Obiettivo 1 – 2000-2006; Criteri e meccanismi di assegnazione della riserva di premialità del 4%” The Commission proposal for the 4% reserve is contained in “Implementation of the performance reserve for objective 1, 2 and 3” – Working document 4 - Directorate General Regional Policy and Cohesion; Directorate G: Programme Coordination and Evaluation of Operations A complete and detailed description of Italian 6% reserve criteria and mechanism design is contained in the 2000-2006 Objective 1 CSF (§6.5 and annex D) and in the document “QCS Obiettivo 1 – 2000-2006; Criteri e meccanismi di assegnazione della riserva di premialità del 6%” The concentration criterion applies only to regional administrations. Commission on Fiscal Imbalance intermediate objectives. A proxy for this is the indicator that measures the degree to which regional and central administrations have set up and implemented monitoring and evaluation functions and equipped the responsible units with sufficient qualified human resources to perform those functions (see Annex B, indicator B.1.4). Increasing the competitiveness of southern regions cannot only be the result of the flow of qualified public investments, even though these are present in conspicuous amounts, but is conditioned by the contextual implementation of other policies which allow the Public Administration to provide good services. Competitiveness and market competition in southern regions are among those policies. In this context, the proposal rewards the implementation of sector reforms that spur competitiveness and market competition in public service provision such as in water and solid waste services (see Annex B, indicators B.1.8 and B.1.9). These are services that will benefit considerably from struct...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2013 for the course ECON 220 taught by Professor Paulo during the Spring '13 term at University of Liverpool.

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