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Recruiting and compensating civil servants: a field experiment in Zambia

Bandiera, Oriana (2013) Recruiting and compensating civil servants: a field experiment in Zambia. International Growth Centre Blog (10 Dec 2013). Website.

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The civil service – public cadres of bureaucrats, local administrators, teachers and health workers – is a key component of the state’s capacity to govern and provide public goods. In the effort to create an effective civil service, states face key questions regarding how to recruit, train and motivate competent agents to ensure their high performance and long-term retention.

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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Economics
International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Departments > Economics
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2017 11:30
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2020 23:12

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