Why not Evidence-Based Medicine?

by Shuaifeng Yao Former President John F. Kennedy said: “Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don’t want them to become politicians in the process.” I would add mothers also want their sons to be doctors. In terms of medical care, when your doctor stands in opposition to your political…

Governance Salon: Molly Reynolds, Brookings Institution

“Beyond Policy: Procedural Politics in Today’s Congress” Members of Congress often talk about congressional procedure in principled terms. However, political scientists have long argued that questions about the rules are really questions about who has power in the chamber and what policy outcomes can they produce with it.  This dynamic has been in the spotlight…

Is Public Administration Vanishing?

by Justine Dodgen On March 31, the Bedrosian Center will host James L. Perry at the annual Governance Salon event to discuss Vanishing Public Administration. Perry is a Chancellors’ Professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and Adjunct Professor of Philanthropic Studies and Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is also the…

This week at Bedrosian Center

February 18, 2013
Tue, February 19th – Leading from the West: A Conversation with Richard J. Riordan, former Mayor of Los Angeles
Wed, February 20th – Students Talk Back: Golden State of Education: The Future of Reform in California
Thur, February 21st – Governance Salon: Dan Carpenter, Harvard University: The FDA and the Pharmaceutical Industry