Coordinating for Cohesion in the Public Sector of the Future

August, 2012

Working Paper: citizens’ responses to the crisis

COCOPS Working Paper No. 8 ‘SAVINGS IN PUBLIC SERVICES AFTER THE CRISIS: A MULTILEVEL ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC PREFERENCES IN THE EU27’ by Steven Van de Walle and Sebastian Jilke just has been published. Policy responses to the financial crisis can be divided into cyclical and anti-cyclical approaches. The former advocates reducing public spending in times […]

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Working Paper: NPM and citizens

COCOPS Working Paper No. 7 ‘NEW PUBLIC MANAGEMENT AND CITIZENS’ PERCEPTIONS OF LOCAL SERVICE EFFICIENCY, RESPONSIVENESS, EQUITY AND EFFECTIVENESS’ by Rhys Andrews and Steven Van de Walle just has been published. The Working Paper examines the relationship between a range of New Public Management (NPM) practices and citizens’ perceptions of service efficiency, responsiveness, equity and […]

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Report: Europe and the crisis

Dutch research report ‘Europe and the Crisis’ by Walter Kickert is now out. Download it here   Fur further inquiries regarding the report, pls contact Prof. Kickert  

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IRSPM Panel 32: Comparative Public Mgt

Panel 32: THE EFFECTS OF PUBLIC MANAGEMENT REFORMS FROM AN INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE The aim of this panel is to enhance the application of empirical methods and integration of different theories to improve and further our understanding of the effects of management reforms in an international comparative perspective. We are especially interested in comparative and […]

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IRSPM Panel 4: Coordination

PANEL 4: THE GOVERNANCE OF’ ‘WICKED PROBLEMS’: EMERGING COORDINATION PRACTICES IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION The focus of this panel is on new coordination practices emerging in public administrations in Europe. The panel addresses governance arrangements, and the way they can contribute to the achievement of social cohesion through integrating the interests and creeds of different actors […]

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Working Paper: Copping with attacks

COCOPS Working Paper No. 6 ‘HOW TO COPE WITH A TERRORIST ATTACK? – A CHALLENGE FOR THE POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP’ by Tom Christensen, Per Lægreid and Lise H. Rykkja  just has been published. This paper addresses how the Norwegian government and political leaders handled the terrorist attack of July 22. Such crises are typical […]

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