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Presentation at AU on March 29

I’m looking forward to giving a presentation as part of the spring research seminar series at the AU School of Public Affairs on March 29.  I will likely talk about my current statecrafting book project.

Talk at Truman School of Public Affairs on January 25

I’ll be talking about my forthcoming book from Polity Books, Can Government Do Anything Right?, at the Truman School of Public Affairs on January 25.  Details here.

Online course: Strategies for Governing

I’ll teach a new online course for the UMass Amherst School of Public Policy in Summer 2018: PPA 697SG Strategies for Governing.  The course is an elective within our new one-year MPP.

Working paper and presentation on “Strategies for governing”

I’ve posted a working paper on SSRN: Strategies for Governing: An Approach to Public Management Research for West and East.  I will present this paper at the BK21 research workshop on January 11-13, 2018, sponsored by the Graduate School of Public Administration (GSPA) of Seoul National University and the Research for Government hub at SDA Bocconi School of Management.  The Powerpoint slides for the presentation are here.  The presentation will also refer to my recent article in Perspectives in Public Management and Governance.  (Audio of my January 11 presentation is available here.)

Excerpt from new Polity book

cgdar_smAn excerpt from my book Can Government Do Anything Right? can be downloaded here.  The book will be published in 2018.  Pre-order on Amazon.

Review of “America’s First Great Depression”

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The White Coat Investor reviews my book America’s First Great Depression. “The book is a fascinating study of a difficult time in American financial history and I cannot recommend it enough.” Read the review.

Back cover for “Can Government Do Anything Right?”

Back cover for “Can Government Do Anything Right?”, to be published by Polity Books in 2018.

Interview about “Can Government Do Anything Right?”

I’ve recorded a short interview with the Centre for Public Impact about my forthcoming book from Polity, Can Government Do Anything Right?.  Listen to the interview here.  I also talk about transparency in trust in government.

Pre-order “Can Government Do Anything Right?”

Can Government Do Anything Right? (Polity, 2018) is now available for pre-order on Amazon.

Article in PPMG: Reviving the classical approach to PA

Screen Shot 2017-09-27 at 5.17.31 PMMy article “The Aims of Public Administration: Reviving the Classical View” has just been published in Perspectives on Public Management and Governance.  Free access here.