Is a Competent Federal Government Attainable or Oxymoronic?
Peter H. Schuck
Yale University - Law School
July, 10 2009
George Washington Law Review, Vol. 77, 2009
This is a review of two books on public policymaking performance and civil service reform at the federal level: A GOVERNMENT ILL EXECUTED: THE DECLINE OF THE FEDERAL SERVICE AND HOW TO REVERSE IT by Paul C. Light (Harvard U. Press 2008) and PROMOTING THE GENERAL WELFARE: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE, edited by Alan S. Gerber & Eric M. Patashnik (Brookings Institution Press, 2006).
Number of Pages in PDF File: 19Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: July 14, 2009
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