Co-production of public services and outcomes

Bovaird, Tony and Fleming, Sophie and Loeffler, Elke and Osborne, Stephen P. (2017) Co-production of public services and outcomes. Public Money and Management, 37 (5). pp. 363-364. ISSN 0954-0962

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    Abstract

    'Co-production'? Does a day go past in the public sector without us hearing about it? But what exactly does it mean? It conjures up different images in different contexts, but a frequent example in the UK is a youth service in which disadvantaged young people help to decide the priority services, help to design the activities within them, help to deliver those activities and then monitor and evaluate how well they are working