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Government Executive shared an article with an overview of a study by Sergio Fernandez, William G. Resh, Tima Moldogaziev, and Zachary W. Oberfield. The study, published in PAR, argues the important of the FEVS and its value. The annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey would be more valuable if it tracked individual respondents over time, gauging how their attitudes toward management and agency leadership changed from one year to the next, according to a new study. Read the full article here. Read the study here.

Read about the talk here. USC Price Houston Flournoy Professor of State Government presents research The Political Economy of Municipal Coproduction: Fire and Police in California. Findings suggest that institutional characteristics, including organizational form, political culture, and competing service provision arrangements, influence coproduction in core municipal services. 04/20/2015 noon – Read more…

Bedrosian Faculty at APPAM

Center Director, Raphael Bostic and Bedrosian Faculty Affiliates, Elizabeth Graddy, Pamela McCann, Juliet Musso, William Resh, and Christopher Weare among others, are presenting at this year’s Association for Public Policy Analysis and Managment (APPAM) Fall Conference in Albuquerque, NM this week. Raphael Bostic will be participating in the following roundtables: The Read more…

California Performance Management Reform

Associate Professor Juliet Musso, Houston Flournoy Professor of State Government, and Research Associate Professor Christopher Weare have been examining the rise of departmental level performance management initiatives in the State of California. Their preliminary findings have been presented at the 2012 Association for Policy Analysis and Management Research meeting and Read more…

Public Pension Crisis in California

SoCal ASPA forum series Public attention has increasingly focused on mounting public employee retiree costs in California as a significant driver of state and local government expenditures. A panel of public administrators and researchers will discuss the reforms proposed to address the pension crisis, including the state’s bipartisan Little Hoover Read more…

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