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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.

Working paper on “Strategies for governing”

I’ve just 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 a conference in January 2018 sponsored by the Graduate School of Public Administration (GSPA) of Seoul National University and the SDA Bocconi School of Management.

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.

Talk at Rutgers transparency conference

I gave opening remarks at the Transparency Research Workshop hosted by the Institute on Transparency and Governance in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University Newark on September 22.

Address to International Conference of Information Commissioners

DKKDd-0WAAM6x8AI gave the keynote speech to the International Conference of Information Commissioners in Manchester, UK on September 20, 2017. The title was “Defending the open society.”  Text for the talk available here.  The meeting was hosted by the UK Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, and the Scottish Information Commissioner, Rosemary Agnew.  More information about the conference here.