Cover: A case study in the measurement of government output.

A case study in the measurement of government output.

Published 1957

by William A. Vogely

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An examination of the Bureau of Land Management, United States Department of Interior, that seeks to identify Bureau outputs and to value them, wherever possible, in terms directly commensurate with inputs. Minerals, land grazing, and forestry programs are examined for this purpose and to appraise their efficiency. The general aim throughout is to demonstrate the feasibility of such case studies, and methodological implications are stressed.

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