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Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O'Leary, and Gary Painter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Over recent years there has been increasing interest in ‘Payment by Results’ (PbR) — Pay for Success (PFS) or outcomes-based funding in the US — as a model for outcomes-based commissioning in the ... More


Historical Perspectives on Public Accountability

Albert N. Link and John T. Scott

in Public Goods, Public Gains: Calculating the Social Benefits of Public R&D

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199729685
eISBN:
9780199894697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729685.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Program evaluation is motivated in this chapter on the basis of the historical origins of public accountability. Details of legislation within the past two decades are overviewed with an emphasis on ... More


Beyond Matter

Joan L. Richards

in Generations of Reason: A Family's Search for Meaning in Post-Newtonian England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300255492
eISBN:
9780300262575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300255492.003.0021
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

De Morgan was becoming intrigued by the four-color problem, when Alice suddenly died, in 1853. Her parents were devastated. It took Augustus five years to return to logic, where he developed the ... More


IMRaD

Michael Hochberg

in An Editor's Guide to Writing and Publishing Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198804789
eISBN:
9780191843051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804789.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Original research articles almost invariably follow a time-tested structure—IMRaD—Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion. This chapter presents the structural basis of IMRaD and emphasizes the ... More


Probation and criminal justice, 1997–2015: from New Labour to the Coalition government

Philip Whitehead

in Transforming Probation: Social Theories and the Criminal Justice System

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327653
eISBN:
9781447327677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327653.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter excavates substantive developments in probation, criminal justice, and penal policy, from the election of new labour in 1997 to the end of coalition government in 2015. New labour ... More


NHS finances under the Coalition

Anita Charlesworth, Adam Roberts, and Sarah Lafond

in Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter introduces some of the challenges the NHS faced over the five years of Coalition government. ‘The Nicholson Challenge’ arose following the 2008 global economic crisis. The NHS was faced ... More


YEPP I: key changes in YEPP Local Programme Sites

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

in Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

A longitudinal design is used to identify the key changes that occurred in the Local Programme Sites (LPSs), based on data provided by both the internal and external evaluations, are described based ... More


Introduction: outcome-based payment and the reform of public services

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O’leary, Gary Painter, Kimberly Bailey, and Jessica Labarbera

in Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book examines outcomes-based commissioning as an important element of the public service reform agenda, focusing on Payment by Results (PbR) and Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) in the UK (also known ... More


Outcome-based commissioning: theoretical underpinnings

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O’leary, Gary Painter, Kimberly Bailey, and Jessica Labarbera

in Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses some key theoretical issues that are raised by outcomes-based commissioning. It begins by outlining three potential theoretical drivers of outcomes-based commissioning. First, ... More


Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds in the UK

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O’leary, Gary Painter, Kimberly Bailey, and Jessica Labarbera

in Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the development of outcomes-based commissioning in the UK, focusing on Payment by Results (PbR) and Social Impact Bonds (SIBs). It first considers key policies that have ... More


Review of the evidence for outcome-based payment systems

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O’leary, Gary Painter, Kimberly Bailey, and Jessica Labarbera

in Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews the current state of evidence on what works in outcomes-based commissioning using published evaluations of Payment by Results (PbR) and Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) in the UK and ... More


Conclusions, cautions and future directions

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O’leary, Gary Painter, Kimberly Bailey, and Jessica Labarbera

in Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book has examined some technical, economic and political questions about outcomes-based commissioning as well as key theoretical debates, arguing that outcomes-based commissioning in its various ... More


Outcomes-based contracts in the UK public sector

Chris Fox and Kevin Albertson

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

A major innovation in public sector commissioning in recent years is the recourse of the state to so called ‘Outcomes-based Contracts’ particularly Payment by Results (PbR) in the UK. A PbR contract ... More


The progress of marketisation: the prison and probation experience

Kevin Albertson and Chris Fox

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter we discuss the recent course of privatisation and marketisation in UK prisons and probation. Prior to the Transforming Rehabilitation, TR, agenda, its theoretical strengths and ... More


The evolution of the Troubled Families Programme

Stephen Crossley

in Troublemakers: The Construction of 'Troubled Families' As A Social Problem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334729
eISBN:
9781447334774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334729.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers the evolution of the Troubled Families Programme (TFP) as it has been implemented. Shifts and developments in the first phase are discussed, including the problems of some ... More


‘Nothing to hide’: the structural duplicity of the Troubled Families Programme

Stephen Crossley

in Troublemakers: The Construction of 'Troubled Families' As A Social Problem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334729
eISBN:
9781447334774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334729.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This concluding chapter sheds light on the structural duplicity of the Troubled Families Programme (TFP) across a number of areas. It presents three main principles of the TFP. First, it examines the ... More


The Transformation of Federal Policy: Ideas and the Triumph of Accountability Politics

Jal Mehta

in The Allure of Order: High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199942060
eISBN:
9780197563281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199942060.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Even with the movement of the states toward standards-based reform, there was no reason to think a similar movement would, or even could, take place at the federal level. The defining ... More


Writing the Poster Text

Marin S Robinson, Fredricka L Stoller, Molly Constanza-Robinson, and James K Jones

in Write Like a Chemist: A Guide and Resource

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195367423
eISBN:
9780197562437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195367423.003.0016
Subject:
Chemistry, Study and Communication Skills in Chemistry

Congratulations! If you are reading this chapter, you are likely preparing a poster for a scientific conference. This means that your conference abstract was accepted and that you have been invited ... More


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