Public Service


Paul A. Volcker was recognized with the 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award for his legacy as an economist and public servant.


Ms. Pahlka previously served as US Deputy Chief Technology Officer and executive director of Code for America.
Government Services

Blog: Peter Morrissey

The pandemic has shed light on the aspects of government upon which we desperately depend. The procurement space is no exception.


Cordero was the manager of the Targeted Local Hiring Program (TLHP), an innovative workforce development program for the City of LA.

Commentary: Thomas W. Ross

The team at the Volcker Alliance extends our heartfelt and sincere gratitude to public servants everywhere.


Legendary investor Warren Buffett recommended two must-read books, including "Keeping At It" by Paul Volcker.


The engaging collection of essays from leading thinkers on effective government is available for purchase from Penn University Press.

Press Releases

Scholars, economists, and accomplished public servants share their perspectives on the state of government and its future.

News: Event Coverage

The seminar aimed to accelerate schools’ planning around expanded engagement of undergraduate learners in public service education.

Commentary: Thomas W. Ross

The success of our response to this crisis hinges in large part on the talent, preparedness, and dedication of our government workforce.


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