Video on our Duplication and Cost Savings Work

Posted on June 10, 2014

In light of today’s challenging fiscal environment, improving government efficiency and effectiveness is important. Our work has identified hundreds of specific actions that the federal government can take--or in some cases, has already taken--to reduce or better manage fragmentation, overlap, and duplication; reduce costs; or enhance revenue.

Watch our new video about this work:

How Can the Government Be More Efficient?

Description
Definitions and key examples from GAO's work on duplication and cost savings.

For more information, check out our duplication and cost savings work on our website, including an Action Tracker that monitors the progress agencies and Congress have made in addressing the actions we identified. Also, you can read our most recent annual report.