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Comparison of outcomes by country

Derek Birrell

in The impact of devolution on social policy

Published by Policy Press

Published in print September 2009 | ISBN: 9781847422255
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303862 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847422255.003.0009
Comparison of outcomes by country

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This chapter examines some of the available evidence for comparing social need and the outcome of provision and expenditure since devolution. Five different types of comparative evidence are explored in this chapter: socio-economic and health indicators; input of public expenditure per head on services; data on aspects of provision; assessments by the devolved administrations; and national audit office evaluations of performance.

Keywords: devolution; socio-economic and health indicators; public expenditure; devolved administrations; social need; provision

Chapter.  7214 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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