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Measuring Policy Success: Evaluating Public Sector Reform in Bhutan

Ugyel, Lhawang; O'Flynn, Janine Louise

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There has been resurgence in evaluation of policy, reflected mostly by an increase in ex ante studies. Although there is a shift towards ex post evaluation, this has been gradual, resulting in a paucity of ex post evaluation literature. To address this gap, we apply a revisionist approach to evaluate a major public sector reform in the Bhutanese civil service. We conclude that it provides a more holistic approach for ex post evaluation policy, and also a more nuanced evaluation which moves us...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorUgyel, Lhawang
dc.contributor.authorO'Flynn, Janine Louise
dc.date.accessioned2021-08-05T23:17:40Z
dc.identifier.issn0190-0692
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/243235
dc.description.abstractThere has been resurgence in evaluation of policy, reflected mostly by an increase in ex ante studies. Although there is a shift towards ex post evaluation, this has been gradual, resulting in a paucity of ex post evaluation literature. To address this gap, we apply a revisionist approach to evaluate a major public sector reform in the Bhutanese civil service. We conclude that it provides a more holistic approach for ex post evaluation policy, and also a more nuanced evaluation which moves us beyond the narrow binary view of success or failure in reform
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherTaylor & Francis Group
dc.rights© 2017 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
dc.sourceInternational Journal of Public Administration
dc.subjectPolicy evaluation
dc.subjectpublic sector reform
dc.subjectrevisionist approach
dc.subjectBhutan
dc.titleMeasuring Policy Success: Evaluating Public Sector Reform in Bhutan
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume40
dc.date.issued2017
local.identifier.absfor160510 - Public Policy
local.identifier.ariespublicationu5366479xPUB107
local.publisher.urlhttps://www.routledge.com/
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationUgyel, Lhawang, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationO'Flynn, Janine Louise, The University of Melbourne
local.description.embargo2099-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue2
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage115
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage125
local.identifier.doi10.1080/01900692.2015.1076466
dc.date.updated2020-11-23T10:48:27Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84962521797
local.identifier.thomsonID000415695200002
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