How can we improve performance of
the public sector and how do we know we are improving? This
is a central theme
in both American and European public administration. Cross-fertilization
may strengthen and broaden the knowledge base of the field. The
second transatlantic dialogue aspires a sequel to the successful
2005 first transatlantic dialogue on Ethics
and integrity of governance.
Jointly organised by a European (EGPA) and American (ASPA) network
on public performance, the conference aims to strengthen co-operation
among European and American scholars.
At the core of the conference will be five
These will be jointly chaired by American and European convenors
and will consist of internationally mixed audience. The conference
is open to all interested, but participants will be expected to
subscribe to one workshop and to participate actively in the sessions.
Participants are also strongly encouraged to prepare a paper. We
will actively pursue publication opportunities.
The organizing committee represents the two organizing
networks and the host institution.
- Maria Aristigueta, University
of Delaware, USA
- Evan M. Berman, Louisiane
State University, USA
- Geert Bouckaert, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (Public
- Marc Holzer,
State University of New Jersey Rutgers, USA
- Per Laegreid, University of Bergen, Norway
- Wouter van
Dooren, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (Public