The Measurement and Control of Chinese Administrative Expenses: Perspective into Administrative Expenses

Xiangzhou He
2009 Journal of Politics and Law  
Based on the reality of government administrative expenses, the article designed the theoretical models of government administrative expenses to predict the future cost of government----the basic criteria for administrative expenses, and came up with the corresponding proposes according to the basic analysis of Chinese government's expenses. The basic idea is: based on the actual expenditure of the Chinese Government's administrative expenses from 1978 to 2006 to establish the corresponding
more » ... e corresponding theoretical model and test, then according to 30 years of practice, to predict the basic bottom line the future expense of the Chinese government. Generally speaking, The so-called government cost, is the negative effects brought to the community and the public by the government in the governance of the community or in public management activities (including all types of public projects decision-making, management processes, policy development, etc.), which can be controlled through governmental organizations or the Civil personal initiative. The governmental costs is a huge system, including tangible and intangible costs, marginal costs, decision-making costs, opportunity costs and accounting costs, explicit and implicit costs, incremental costs and sunk costs, and so on. So the scope of governmental costs is very broad, and different concepts of costs have different problems to study. This article specifically focused on the governmental expenses since 1978, and on the basis of research and theoretical model, forecast the scale of future costs of the Chinese government, then proposed advices on controlling government expenses.
doi:10.5539/jpl.v2n2p27 fatcat:enr2dlalqzcefecugyg26epp74