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Combining solid data and analytical clarity, this pioneering volume offers a critically needed lens for viewing the evolution of civil society and the nonprofit sector throughout the world.
In this time of acute financial pressure on public budgets, there is an increasing interest worldwide in alternative ways for governments to raise money, and how public authorities can develop the capacity to administer revenues efficiently and effectively. Taxation, the primary source of public revenue, is exposed to various threats,...
This comprehensive overview of experimental research in public management offers a detailed analysis of experimental methods and sets out their role in defining modern theory and research practices. An ideal read for researchers and graduate-level students in public administration, public management, government, politics and policy studies.
With the right information we can develop public policies that work better. All too often, public policy textbooks offer a basic grounding in the policy process without the benefit of integrating the use of policy analysis. Kraft and Furlong take a different tack. They want students to understand how and...
Carrigan systematically challenges accepted principles of regulatory design by combining a statistical analysis of a broad set of US agencies with an in-depth case study of the role of the Minerals Management Service in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill to develop important conclusions for policy.
One year after Brexit, a stellar cast of eminent contributors from politics, public service and religion explore why now more than ever, public servants must consider and reassess how to keep moral courage in public life alive.
A collection of short, sharp essays exploring the value of shared and accessible public knowledge in the face of its erosion.
By Marie Lowman
Analytics can make government work better this book shows you how A Practical Guide to Analytics for Governments provides demonstrations of real-world analytics applications for legislators, policy-makers, and support staff at the federal, state, and local levels.