Unreported government spending
Other Names: Underreported government spending
Secret government agency agreements
Secret government deals
Nature: Government agencies routinely underreport levels of spending in areas which their governments do not wish to publicly support.
Incidence: The American Army reported its use of private contractors in 1983, including management reviews, technical assistance, special studies and management and support services, at US$23,000, while the Pentagon's Inspector General said the army spent US$2,700,000 on them.
Problem Type: F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET