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The Myth of Independence

Congressional historian Sarah Binder joins neighbor and investment manager, Matt Spindel in a look at the history of the relationship between the Federal Reserve and its legislative parent, Congress. The result is the Princeton University Press book The Myth of Independence: How Congress Governs the Federal Reserve.

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The FEVS is sexy

An article in the May/June issue (V75.3) of Public Administration Review, is garnering media and more importantly, professional attention. Assessing the Past and Promise of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS), authored by Sergio Fernandez, William G. Resh, Tima Moldogaziev, and Zachary W. Oberfield, has already been getting some professional notice.  Fernandez was interviewed Read more…

On the release of memos

by Jeremy Loudenback Best in Governance  U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in New York  Release of the drone memo As the Obama administration has expanded the scope of its worldwide drone war campaign to include American citizens, information about the drone strikes, including the targeting process and legal Read more…

Lessons of Bell

Governance Reform, Accountability, & Transparency October 4, 2010 Co-Sponsored by SoCal ASPA The LA Times reporters who broke the story about the Bell scandal, a USC expert in administrative ethics, the executive director of the state league of cities and a state legislator who introduced reform legislation will gather for Read more…

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