Economic Analysis: Theory and Practice
 

State program performance evaluation: Methodological aspects of report generation

Vol. 17, Iss. 1, JANUARY 2018

Received: 18 August 2017

Received in revised form: 17 October 2017

Accepted: 15 November 2017

Available online: 29 January 2018

Subject Heading: MANAGERIAL ANALYSIS

JEL Classification: H50, I00

Pages: 184–200

https://doi.org/10.24891/ea.17.1.184

Arkad'eva O.G. I.N. Ulianov Chuvash State University, Cheboksary, Russian Federation
knedlix@yandex.ru

ORCID id: not available

Importance The article investigates the subsystem of the program budgeting mechanism, which serves to assess the efficiency of State programs implemented by the subjects of the Russian Federation. It reveals methodological flaws and inconsistencies in generating reports on State programs performance.
Objectives The aim is to generalize, systematize and assess practical experience of the Volga Federal District authorities in State programs performance evaluation from the perspective of consistent assessment of their funding.
Methods The study draws on interpretation of scientific and methodological developments, analysis of legal conflicts in the regional practice of program budgeting, comparative and statistical analysis.
Results I define the most significant deficiencies in the subsystem of program budgeting mechanism that is designed to evaluate the performance of State programs implemented by the Volga Federal District subjects; unveil shortcomings in preparation of reports on State program financing; formulate recommendations for improving the function of the subsystem based on updating the methodological guidelines for the subjects of the Russian Federation.
Conclusions The mechanism of program budgeting is unbalanced. There is a need to adjust and refine the key provisions of regulatory and methodological support to program budgeting. Integrated and consistent terminology and methodology for calculating basic indicators will facilitate the implementation of the original idea of program budgeting.

Keywords: State program, program effectiveness, program performance, reporting, funding sources

References:

  1. Zaitsev V.E. [Organizational and methodological problems of State programs]. Gosudarstvennoe upravlenie. Elektronnyi vestnik, 2016, no. 57. URL: Link (In Russ.)
  2. Chernikin O.S., Prokhorova A.V. [State subsidy as an element of the program budget]. Vestnik Tverskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Ser.: Ekonomika i upravlenie = Herald of Tver State University. Series: Economics and Management, 2016, no. 4, pp. 77–81. (In Russ.)
  3. Fomina E.A., Khodkovskaya Yu.V. [Program budget: Methodology development]. Finansy Bashkortostana = Finance of Bashkortostan, 2016, no. 2, pp. 63–65. (In Russ.)
  4. Breusova A.G., Korableva A.A. [Change management in programs based on the evaluation of their effectiveness (part 2)]. Vestnik Omskogo universiteta. Ser.: Ekonomika = Herald of Omsk University. Series: Economics, 2016, no. 4, pp. 147–158. (In Russ.)
  5. Robinson M. Performance Budgeting. Linking Funding and Results. London, Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2007, 520 p. URL: Link
  6. Joyce P., Holzer M. Bryson J.M. Developments in Strategic and Public Management. Studies in the US and Europe. Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2014, 300 p. URL: Link
  7. Di Francesco M., Alford J. Balancing Control and Flexibility in Public Budgeting: A New Role for Rule Variability. Singapore, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, 101 p. URL: Link
  8. Fomina E.A., Khodkovskaya Yu.V. [Methodological aspects of State programs' performance evaluation]. Finansy Bashkortostana = Finance of Bashkortostan, 2016, no. 3, pp. 81–82. (In Russ.)
  9. Dobrolyubova E.I. [Methodological Issues of Evaluating Effectiveness of State Programs]. Regional'naya ekonomika. Yug Rossii = Regional Economy. South of Russia, 2017, no. 1, pp. 95–105. (In Russ.)
  10. Savel'ev I.I., Nikiforova S.V. [Integral Assessment of Efficiency of Realization of State Programs]. Ekonomika i upravlenie: problemy, resheniya, 2017, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 15–17. (In Russ.)
  11. Vasil'eva E.R. [A comparative analysis of the implementation of government programs in the regions of Russia]. Vestnik sovremennoi nauki, 2016, no. 12-1, pp. 45–50. (In Russ.)
  12. Zaporozhan A.Ya. [Non-program classification of expenses of the program budget]. Upravlencheskoe konsul'tirovanie = Administrative Consulting, 2016, no. 5, pp. 53–58. (In Russ.)
  13. Shtreis D.S. [Prospects for introducing the project management within State programs implementation]. Vestnik Novgorodskogo filiala RANKhiGS = Bulletin of Novgorod Branch of Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, 2016, vol. 1, no. 5-1, pp. 209–218. (In Russ.)
  14. Aleksandrova O.G., Grinina E.S. [Method of calculated indices forming for target-program model of public finance management]. Vestnik Chuvashskogo universiteta, 2014, no. 1, pp. 206–214. (In Russ.)
  15. Aleksandrova O.G. [Program-target planning in implementing region strategy of socio-economic development]. Vestnik Chuvashskogo universiteta, 2010, no. 1, pp. 311–315. (In Russ.)
  16. Pazdnikova N.P. [The security of program-targeted management of regional socio-economic systems]. Vestnik Samarskogo gosudarstvennogo ekonomicheskogo universiteta = Vestnik of Samara State University of Economics, 2016, no. 1, pp. 14–21. (In Russ.)
  17. Rakitina I.S., Berezina N.N. [The significance of municipal programs in the budget process]. Vestnik Finansovogo universiteta = Bulletin of Financial University, 2016, no. 2, pp. 56–61. (In Russ.)
  18. Savel'eva Yu.V., Savel'eva M.Yu., Borodina Yu.B., Khramtsova O.O. Nekotorye aspekty otsenki effektivnosti gosudarstvennykh programm. V kn.: Sovremennye tendentsii razvitiya nauki i tekhnologii. Sbornik nauchnykh trudov po materialam VII Mezhdunarodnoi nauchno-prakticheskoi konferentsii 31 oktyabrya 2015 g [Certain aspects of State programs' performance evaluation. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Scientific Conference Current Trends in Science and Technology development]. Belgorod, IP Tkacheva Publ., 2015, no. 7, part 8, pp. 104–108. URL: Link
  19. Bogoslavtseva L.V., Karepina O.I., Bogdanova O.Yu. [Innovations: Notion and the Importance at the Modern Stage]. Wschodnioeuropejskie Czasopismo Naukowe, 2016, vol. 10, iss 1, pp. 47–52. (In Russ.)
  20. Guseva S.V., Ivanova N.G. [Program budgeting in healthcare at the regional level]. Izvestiâ Sankt-Peterburgskogo gosudarstvennogo èkonomičeskogo universiteta, 2016, no. 1, pp. 32–41. (In Russ.)
  21. Smirnov M.A. [Use of project approach in State program implementation]. Nauchno-issledovatel'skii finansovyi institut. Finansovyi zhurnal = Financial Research Institute. Financial Journal, 2016, no. 1, pp. 79–88. (In Russ.)
  22. Shash N.N., Putikhin Yu.E., Petrova I.V. [Technology of Program Budgeting: The Russian Practice]. Izvestiya Ural'skogo gosudarstvennogo ekonomicheskogo universiteta = Journal of Ural State University of Economics, 2016, no. 3, pp. 65–74. (In Russ.)
  23. Afanas'ev R.S., Golovanova N.V. [The concept of budget expenditure efficiency: Theory and legislation]. Nauchno-issledovatel'skii finansovyi institut. Finansovyi zhurnal = Financial Research Institute. Financial Journal, 2016, no. 1, pp. 61–69. (In Russ.)

View all articles of issue

 

ISSN 2311-8725 (Online)
ISSN 2073-039X (Print)

Journal current issue

Vol. 17, Iss. 9
September 2018

Archive