prof.dr. P.B. Boorsma

picture of Peter Boorsma
Peter B. Boorsma (1944) is Emeritus Hoogleraar Openbare Financiën
Tel.: +31 53-4893280


on budgeting/financing

  • Boorsma, P.B. en N.P. Mol; Public Financial Management, In: W.J.M. Kickert and F.A. van Vught (eds.), Public Policy and Aministration Science in The Netherlands, New York, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0134420217, pp. 351
  • Boorsma, Peter B. & Piet de Vries, The Drive for Public Productivity; The Dutch Experience, 1980-1993, in: Public Productivity & Management Review, Vol. 19, no. 1, Sept. 1995, pp. 34-45.
  • Boorsma, P.B.; The use of unconnected Performance Indicators in the Criminal Justice System, in Arie Halachmi & Davind Grant (eds.), Reengineering and measurement in Social and Criminal Justice Programs. W. Australia: Ministry of Justice, decem­ber 1995, ISBN 0730964671.
  • P.B. Boorsma & Ron J.H.A. Crijns; Financial Management in the Health Sector, in: H.J. Blommestein and B. Steunenberg (eds), Government and Markets, 291-310, Kluwer Academic Publishers, the Nether­lands, 1994.
  • P.B. Boorsma & W. van Veenendaal, Leasing; I in B&G, november 1993; II in B&G, december 1993.
  • Peter B. Boorsma; Economic and Monetary Union and public financial management: The Dutch 'public financial revolution', in: Administration, Vol. 41, no. 2, 1993, pp. 166-177.
  • Boorsma, P.B.; La privatizacion en Holanda. Programa Euro-Latinoamcricano de Formacion en la Administracion Publicas, Buenos Aires Argentina, 01/11/1993, pp. 1-20
  • Boorsma, P.B.; Objectives and priorities in health care system reform, VII Annual Conference, Perfor­mance and Tendencies in Health Care Services: Satisfaction and Quality, Barcelona, (1992)
  • Boorsma, P.B.; Eficecia relativa de varias organizaciones publicas. Gestion Sanitaria (EADA), no. 1-5, ISSN: 0213-8379, (1992), pp. 2-5.
  • Boorsma, P.B.; Public Finance and Steady Economic Growth. Proceedings of the 45th Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance, Buenos Aires, (1990), pp. 183-196.
  • Boorsma, P.B.; Rules versus discretion. Congress International Institute for Public Finance. Paper, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 29th august 1989.
  • P.B. Boorsma et al., Leasing bij lagere overheden (Leasing by local/regional activities), Enschede, 1988.
  • P.B. Boorsma et al., Financieel Management in Gemeenten (Municipal financial manage­ment), Enschede, 1983
  • P.B. Boorsma, Towards the austerity state: cutting and pruning in the welfare state, in: Planning and Development, 1980, nr. 1, and in: Openbare Uitgaven, 1980, nr. 1.
  • P.B. Boorsma & Arie Halachmi, Inter and Intra Government Arrangements for Productivity, An Agency Approach, 1998
  • P.B. Boorsma, Kees Aarts and Albert E. Steenge, Public Priority Setting: Rules and Costs, 1997
    and many other articles/book chapters.

on privatization

  • P.B. Boorsma, Privatization: political and economic considerations, in: Meine Pieter van Dijk & Nico G. Schulte Nordholt, eds., Privatization experiences in African and Asian Countries, Amsterdam, 1994, pp. 17-34.
  • P.B. Boorsma, Privatization on Aruba, Enschede-Aruba, 1994
  • P.B. Boorsma & R.W. Künneke, Relative Efficiency of various public organizations: terra incognita?, in M. Neuman & K.W. Roskamp, Eds., Public Finance and Performance of Enterprices, Detroit, 1989.
  • Boorsma, P.B. Privatization. Paper for Congress American Economic Association, Orlando, USA, 19 november 1989
  • P.B. Boorsma et al., Privantil, Privatisering op de Nederlandse Antillen, Curacao-Enschede, 1988.
  • P.B. Boorsma, Annemoon van Hemel, Niki van der Wielen, Privatization and Culture, Experiences in the Arts, Heritage and Cultural Industries in Europe, 1998

and others.

Curriculum Vitae


1956-1962 Gymnasium-B - Chr. Lyceum Alkmaar1962-1969 Alg. Economie (met Bedrijfseconomie) - VU Amsterdam1969 Cum laude D-examen1973 promotie: Afwenteling en oligopolie.


Wetenschappelijk medewerker Economische Faculteit V.U. (plv. resp.) Hoofd Bureau Begrotingsvoorbereiding Min. van Financiën. Hoogleraar Openbare Financiën - Universiteit Twente; Be­stuurskunde.

Inaugural lecture