Thursday, September 19, 2019
The field of public administration has contributed significant insights that have informed practice, research, and teaching for many years.
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Artificial intelligence has great potential to improve how the federal government works.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Across government, agencies face constant and often expanding levels of complexity in delivering on their mission objectives.
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The Federal Financial Management community has made significant progress in improving the cost, quality, and performance of its systems.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
In 2014, an unprecedented outbreak of Ebola virus in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea shined a spotlight on global capacity to deal effectively with a fastmoving epidemic that crossed international borders.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
This report explains how public organizations can combine big data and thick data to transform public services delivery—a strategy called mixed analytics.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
This report is intended to help leaders of large, complex organizations learn from State-based experiences in measuring performance in pursuit of better results. It is a first-person account based on the author’s experiences over the past 10 years in several different state agencies.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Assessing the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Work of Government
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The federal government spends about $500 billion a year on goods and services. More than half of this amount is for goods and services common across federal agencies, such as training, overnight delivery services, copier machines, and travel services. However, these common items are often purchased individually by more than 3,300 buying offices and over 40,000 contracting officers. As a result, the federal government does not leverage its buying power as a large customer, and vendors are constantly bidding on redundant work.
Monday, November 12, 2018
Delivering results on key national challenges inevitably involve multiple stakeholders and delivery partners, whether it involves the environment, transportation, healthcare, or social services. These are areas where systems are decentralized and the target population is diffuse. Coordination across policy areas like these has never been easy – or so important.


Future Research Reports

Read about our future reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's research agenda.

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