CFP: “Knowledge Management and Public Administration: good bedfellows or potential sparring partners”

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Session 1: comment from Larry Jones

Managing Fiscal Stress and Crisis

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Session 1: Managing the Fiscal Crisis in Britain, Germany and The Netherlands – Walter Kickert

Walter Kickert, Erasmus University Rotterdam, March 2011
Preliminary results of an international comparison - Managing the Fiscal Crisis in Britain, Germany and The Netherlands Continue reading

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Session 1: CUTBACKS AND PUBLIC MANAGEMENT REFORM – Christopher Pollitt

 Christopher Pollitt

CUTBACKS AND PUBLIC MANAGEMENT REFORM:  LET’S NOT KID OURSELVES

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Most EU countries currently have to make cutbacks in public expenditure.  In some – Greece, Ireland, the UK – these cuts are unprecedentedly deep.  In others – such as Denmark and Finland – they are large but not quite so out of scale with the past.  The UK is having a particularly bad time because its economy houses a bloated financial services sector and a bloated property market – the two sectors which have sourced the global crisis.   Finland, as a contrasting example, has a much smaller financial services sector and, what’s more, banking regulation was reformed after a bank crisis in the 1990s, in a way that the New Labour and Coalition administrations in the UK – for all their endless speeches on the subject -  have so far signally failed to achieve.  All EU countries have been navigating through the same storm, but they are by no means all in the same boat.  The effects of the cuts are already unpopular in the countries which are the hardest-hit, and will become more so as their impacts become more visible and concrete. Continue reading

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World Bank starts debate about Public Management Reform

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1st PMR Session: Christopher Pollitt, Walter Kickert and Larry Lynn lead debate on the impact of the crisis (Starts May 3rd)

The financial crisis of 2008-9 and resulting recession in many western countries has in turn produced new fiscal crises in many, and subsequent radical cutbacks in public spending. This first session will discuss how public management is being affected by, and is coping with, this latest crisis. Continue reading

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Conferences

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