EU Science Hub

Performance Based Budgeting

Ronnie Downes
Oct 15 2015

JRC Seminar: “Performance Based Budgeting (PBB)- International practices & Implementation dilemmas”

by Ronnie Downes

(OECD-Deputy Head of Budgeting and Public Expenditures Division)

  • What is PBB
  • What are its principles?
  • How can PBB be implemented at EU programme level?
  • Indicators fit-for-purpose for the EU budget?

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
[Albert Einstein]



October 15, 2015, 10h30 -12h30, JRC Ispra –Bld.101/room 1302


The papers of the presentation:

The presentation,

Report on pilot tests in 12 regions across the EU,

Ireland Stat – Government performance measurement,

Government Performance: Lessons and Challenges


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JRC Composite Indicators Research Group:

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