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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.

Presentation at American University on March 29

DZDQAb3XkAAvtln.jpg-largeI’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.  The Powerpoint slides for my presentation are here.  A related paper, forthcoming in Korean Journal of Policy Studies, can be downloaded here.

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.