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Measuring program performance

getting the most bang for the buck : hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, May 23, 1991.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Government productivity -- United States.,
    • Waste in government spending -- United States.,
    • Administrative agencies -- United States -- Evaluation.,
    • Executive departments -- United States -- Evaluation.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 102-491
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .G67 1991i
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 141 p. :
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1318156M
      ISBN 100160377021
      LC Control Number92191997
      OCLC/WorldCa25806375

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