RECENT EVENT: STANDING PANEL ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

May 23, 2018





The Standing Panel on International Affairs recently met on May 21, 2018 to discuss public administration in environments external to the United States and to consider potential NAPA opportunities.

The NAPA Standing Panel on International Affairs considers a broad range of issues, which includes: assisting in the development of democratic institutions in transitional democracies throughout the world; addressing public management challenges in developing countries; examining the management of the U.S. government's international activities; and promoting information sharing on promising practices in public management. The Panel is always in search of opportunities to utilize the considerable talent resident among the Academy’s over 800 Fellows.

Discussant: Dr. Daniel Rogger lended his tremendous expertise to this subject and helped guide the Panel through a discussion of relevant issues from a World Bank perspective. Dr. Rogger is a Research Economist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank. He manages a portfolio of rigorous impact evaluations inside government organizations in the developing world that focus on improving the functioning of public administration. He is also co-lead of the Global Governance Practice’s ‘Bureaucracy Lab’, with a focus on the running of large-scale quantitative surveys in civil service organizations. His research focuses on the organization of the delivery of public goods. Dr. Rogger earned his PhD in Economics at University College London and was a PhD scholar at the Institute for Fiscal Studies where he is now an International Research Fellow.

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