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New Year’s Resolution: Use Goals and Measurement, but Wisely
Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum
’Tis the season for New Year’s Resolutions, when we set goals for ourselves as individuals – what we want to achieve in the coming year. The broad appeal of goal-setting is not surprising. ...
State Budget Crises Call Out for Better Disclosure
Commentary: William Glasgall
While Illinois and Pennsylvania are still struggling to enact 2016 budgets almost halfway into the fiscal year, other states from coast to coast have adopted improvements in their budgeting ...
Press Coverage of Research on Federal Government Breakdowns
An issue paper by Paul C. Light, Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service and a special adviser to the chairman of the ...
Research Shows Growing Number of Federal Government Breakdowns
At a press conference held today at the National Press Club, Paul A. Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, and Paul C. Light, Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service ...
Press Coverage for New State Budgeting Research
Two reports released by a team of researchers from the University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs (IGPA) and the Volcker Alliance demonstrate ways states ...
New Research to Prevent State Budgeting Crises
New research finds that Illinois does not follow basic principles of sound budgeting recommended by fiscal experts, and suggests ways that Illinois and other states can ...
Event Announcement: A Crisis in Government Performance
The Volcker Alliance and the American Political Science Association (APSA) today announced an event to be held on Friday, December 11, 2015 at the National Press Club ...
Education for the Public Workforce
Volcker Donates Papers to Princeton, Speaks on Importance of Public Service
On October 1, 2015, Paul A. Volcker announced the donation of his public service papers to Princeton University’s Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. The papers, which include memos, ...
'Macroprudential' Is Just a Buzzword Without Serious Reform
Commentary: Gaurav Vasisht
In remarks before a recent House Financial Services Committee hearing, Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen stressed the importance of using a "macroprudential" approach ...