Posts Tagged: govinsights

GovInsights: Challenges in Government – Reputation, Ethics, and Common-Sense Leadership

This interview is part of a series on GovLoop called “GovInsights” where we interview and highlight the thoughts and perspectives of professors at who are researching and writing about government issues. This time we talked with, Dr. Patrick Malone is an Executive-in-Residence Professor for the Department of and Policy at American University, in Washington, D.C…. Read more »

GovInsights: Challenges Government Faces Today are No Different Than The Past

This interview is part of a series on GovLoop called “GovInsights” where we are interviewing and highlighting the thoughts and perspectives of professors at colleges and universities who are researching and writing about government issues. This time we talked with, Professor Sonja Walti- Assistant Professor for the Department of Public Administration and Policy at American… Read more »

GovInsights: Bitter Partisanship and Better Health Care (Duke’s Peter Ubel)

A few weeks ago, I interviewed Peter Ubel – a physician and behavioral scientist who “explores the quirks in human nature that influence our lives — the mixture of rational and irrational forces that affect our health, our happiness and the way our society functions.” He is also “a Professor of Marketing and Public Policy… Read more »

GovInsights: Analysis of Open Government Plans at One Year

Open Government reaches a key milestone this week. Plus, we’re nearing the end of 2010 and many folks will be sharing their Top 10’s for 2010. Rather than launch into that kind of look back here (though that’s all coming soon!), I wanted to highlight some insights I gleaned from Angela Newell, who is completing… Read more »

GovInsights: Strive for Consensus, Fix Education and Stop Blaming Regulatory Agencies

This time we talked to Jeffrey S. Lubbers, Professor of Practice in Administrative Law at American University’s Washington College of Law. Prof. Lubbers served in government as the former Research Director for the recently revived Administrative Conference of the U.S. (ACUS), where he now served as a Special Counsel. He has written extensively in the… Read more »

Duty to Die

The cost of health fcare or DOD is squeezing other budget essentials. Most particulally, the growing costs along three lines merit special attention Retirees Dependents TBI and PTSD for the active force along with dramatic changes in the WIA/KIA ratio (more survivors with long term care and rehab needs What to do? Raise co-pays and… Read more »

GovInsights: Crack Down on the Wealthy and Powerful; Empower Citizens Instead

This interview marks the fourth of a brand new series on GovLoop called “GovInsights” where we are interviewing and highlighting the thoughts and perspectives of professors at colleges and universities who are researching and writing about government issues. This time, we talked to Dr. Gregory Squires, a Professor of Sociology, and Public Policy and Public… Read more »

GovInsights: Do You Have a “Duty to Die”?

This interview marks the third of a brand new series on GovLoop called “GovInsights” where we are interviewing and highlighting the thoughts and perspectives of professors at colleges and universities who are teaching, researching and writing about government issues. This time, we talked to Dr. James Keagle, Director of the Transforming National Security at the… Read more »

GovInsights: What We Need Right Now — Spending Cuts, Higher Taxes and Closer Friends

This interview marks the second of a brand new series on GovLoop called “GovInsights” where we are interviewing and highlighting the thoughts and perspectives of professors at colleges and universities who are teaching, researching and writing about government issues. This time, we talked to Dr. Eric Langenbacher, an Assistant Professor at the Department of Government… Read more »