Public Sector

An industry like no other: The public sector operates differently from the private sector. Is this a good thing or should it change as soon as possible? Covering the spectrum from traditional bureaucracy to new public management, these summaries will help you form your own opinion.

Summaries

Rituals of Verification

Michael Power

Oxford UP, 1999

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“Sin” Taxes – e.g., on Tobacco – Are Less Efficient than They Look
But they do help improve public health

The Economist

The Economist, 2018

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How reducing barriers to economic inclusion can benefit workers, firms, and local economies

Joseph Parilla

Brookings Institution, 2017

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The Presource Curse
Oil discoveries can lead first to jubilation then to economic jeopardy

James Cust and David Mihalyi

IMF, 2017

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A Preliminary Study of South Korean Public Organizations

Hyun Gyu Oh et al.

IPSA, 2017

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Smart Cities
What Do We Need to Know to Plan and Design Them Better?

Anthony Townsend

Medium, 2017

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Opportunities and Challenges

Brookings Institution and Ethos

Brookings Institution, 2017

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Economist Films

Economist Films, 2017

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Julia Kirby et al.

Global Peter Drucker Forum, 2017

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