by Pamela Clouser McCann
We ask the question: what are the conditions under which legislators would vote against fiscal transfers to their states? We argue that members of Congress, who care about the ability to claim credit and show their constituents they are fighting for their interests, think carefully about their intergovernmental context and the fact that executive branch agencies disseminate federal dollars and implement federal programs.
Featuring Raphael Bostic, Richard Green, Anthony Bertelli, and Lisa Schweitzer In this inaugural edition of the Bedrosian Book Club podcast, four of our faculty discussed Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty, the French economics book on inequality that is taking the world by storm. Already 9 weeks on the New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller list, the book looks at the history…
In this inaugural edition of the Bedrosian Book Club podcast, four of our faculty discussed Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty, the French economics book on inequality that is taking the world by storm. Already 9 weeks on the New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller list, the book looks at the history of wealth distribution and predicts worsening inequality. The faculty discuss this 600 page behemoth in two parts.
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Bedrosian Center Faculty Awardees present research findings. Today, Anthony Bertelli will present findings on a new approach to studying policy priorities. This research seeks an international collaboration around a new theory and method for analyzing attention to public policy topics by governments. The project will address some of the enduring questions of democratic government: why…
July 3, 2013
by Anthony Bertelli
I am very pleased to report that a paper entitled “Measuring Agency Attributes with Attitudes Across Time: A Method and Examples Using Large-Scale Federal Surveys” and written with USC Price School Ph.D students Dyana Mason, Jennifer Connolly and David Gastwirth is forthcoming in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.
January 25, 2013
Anthony Bertelli reads Robert Caro‘s biography of Robert Moses, The Power Broker, winner of the 1974 Pulitzer Prize, and describes it as “an indispensable book for scholars seeking to understand public administration.”
October 30, 2012
Associate Professor Anthony Bertelli has been working with colleague Peter John, from University College London, on the question of why governments favor one policy over another. Here is an update on their research.