Restructuring and Performance Evaluation of Chinese Local Government: Problem, Reason, and Options of Change
Muddassar Sarfraz, Jieyu Ran, Ibodullo Soliev

This paper analysis the problems and reasons in the development process of government performance evaluation in china during different stages of transition. In the course of transition, the local government performance evaluation went through a process of nothing to having, from to essence, output and process to outcome, and cadre assessment, party working style evaluation, and organs construction, to government performance evaluation. This paper considers that local government performance evaluation system should include the people (officials), the wealth (budge fund) and the affairs (public service) under the goal of building a serviceoriented government. The integration of officials’ actions, budget fund and public affairs should be realized through setting up the institutional arrangement of local government performance evaluation, that means to realize the integration of officials’ encouragement, performance budgeting and concept of livelihoods development, to initiate the management flexibility and decentralization between local government performance evaluation, between government and department, and between department and officials, to implement the management system of result promised and result oriented, and to control the result.

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