September 1, 2005

Annual Performance Report Scorecard Evaluation Criteria

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Summary

This document provides explanations of the twelve criteria in three main categories which Mercatus researchers employ to evaluate federal agencies' annual performance reports each year.  An agency's total score under each category determines its ranking in the annual Performance Report Scorecard.

Please direct questions or other feedback regarding the Scorecard to Heather Hambleton at hwier@gmu.edu or (703)993-4911.