Key features include:
- In-depth case studies from UK, US, Canada, China, India and Australia;
- Detailed analysis of complex areas of public expenditure such as health, education, privatisation, regulation, defence and IT;
- Examples of how auditing can promote positive outcomes rather than negative post mortems.
This book is relevant for people working in both the public and private sectors, and should be essential reading for the staff of public sector audit institutions around the world, as well as commercial accountancy firms and students of accountancy, politics, economics and public management.