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    Under a performance–based budgeting model, an entity such as a university or a state government sets expectations, then makes budgeting decisions based on performance relative to those benchmarks. As Investopedia puts it, the emphasis in such models is more on “outputs or outcomes” instead of “inputs.” In higher education, this means basing funding decisions more on outcomes like graduation rates instead of inputs like the number of...

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Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829

felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu