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Tuesday, 5th June, 2007

The Programme’s second publication ‘Public Management by Numbers’, a special issue of the journal Public Money and Management was released in April 2007.

There has been an inexorable rise of public management by numbers over the past quarter of a century. Quantitative performance measurement is now a dominant feature of the landscape of public service management in the UK as well as many other countries. Yet many mistrust what they regard as the remorseless growth of an unevaluated industry, and question: