Education for the Public Workforce

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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, ...

Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum

Numerous efforts are currently underway to develop recommendations for the next presidential administration both on policy and on management matters. None, to my ...
Education for the Public Workforce

Commentary: Donald F. Kettl

Bubbling in the background of public management research is a huge puzzle: are researchers spending far too little time on the really big questions in the field, because of ...
Education for the Public Workforce

Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum

Whether it's government regulation or businesses monitoring themselves, a vibrant economy needs an effective, fair regulatory system. This is a fact poorly understood, seldom discussed and ...
Education for the Public Workforce

Commentary: Donald F. Kettl

The Cato Institute has generated big headlines with its new study claiming that federal employees are paid a whopping 78 percent more than private-sector workers. Not only does this drive ...
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The Volcker Alliance laid out plans to expand the Truth and Integrity in Government Finance project in partnership with universities to a group of more than 60 public finance professors and ...
Education for the Public Workforce
8/3/15

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Roughly two-thirds of federal managers say it's rare for government workers to be reassigned or dismissed for poor performance. The majority say they can't recruit the best employees. Little ...
Education for the Public Workforce

Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum

It has been a busy spring and summer at the Volcker Alliance. We just released a report on Truth and Integrity in State Budgeting: Lessons from Three States. Honesty in laying out ...

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