IPSAS implementation in South East Asia

Multiple-choice questions: In order to be awarded CPD units you must answer the following five random questions correctly. If you fail the test, please re-read the article before attempting the questions again

  1. What is the main purpose of adopting IPSAS?

  2. Which of these is not an evidenced efficiency improvement post-IPSAS adoption?

  3. Why might adopting IPSAS have a broader positive economic effect?

  4. What might a public sector entity want to do before attempting to adopt IPSAS?

  5. Why are local governments struggling to adopt IPSAS?

  6. What might countries need before trying to mandate IPSAS?

  7. How does IPSAS help ensure that taxpayers get value for money?

  8. Which of these is not a known reason a government ministry or department might struggle to adopt IPSAS?

  9. How might IPSAS improve resource utilisation at a government department?

  10. What was the stimulus for the IPSAS financial reform?