Government budgets and their supporting systems – often referred to as Public Financial Management (PFM) systems – are one of the key tools that governments use to turn policy statements and intentions into the delivery of goods and services. This Reading Pack gives an overview of how to assess PFM systems, and gives a list of selected key reading materials on the topic.
de Renzio, P. Measuring the performance of PFM systems. GSDRC Professional DevelopmentReading Pack no. 28. Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (2015) 5 pp.