Public Sector Development
After decades of minimizing the role of Governments in the economy (by way of privatization, private provision of public goods, and general downsizing of the government apparatus), the state is being ‘rediscovered’.
There is growing consensus that the roles of the state, private sector and civil society complement each other. In this context, well-functioning public institutions are seen as pivotal to balanced and sustainable economic and social development. The challenge is to positively redefine the role of public agencies,