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The Administrative Reform's Impact on the Results of Regional Governmental Agencies' Performance in St. Petersburg: an Effect of Information Asymmetry
In this paper we studied the effect of the administrative reform on the working results of the executive authorities in Saint-Petersburg. We used mothods of included watching, Review of Media and interviewing, we found that by inplementing the principle of Results-based management (RBM) within the Concept of the Administrative Reform (2006-2010). The increase of the reports led to the «fitting» the indicators problem. In the information asymmetry conditions between principals and agents in the executive branches, in particular between the Governor of Saint-Petersburg and the Building Committee of Saint-Petersburg, officials continued to focus on the execution of instructions, while the Governor was waiting for them to achieve results.