|Semester||Fall Semester, 2019|
|Department||The International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , First Year The International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , Second Year|
|Course Name||Frontiers in Public Governance|
|Instructor||BERMAN EVAN MICHAEL|
The following is subject to change.
Class #1 (11/11): What is Public Governance? What is the history and origin of Public Governance Strategies: An Overview
Class #2 (11/14): Performance Management and Program Design
Class #3 (11/15): Collaborative Governance in Communities and Sectors.
Class #4 (11/19): Research Agenda and Methods in Public Governance
Class #5 (11/21): Digital Government and Innovation
Class #6 (11/22): Anti-Corruption Reforms
Term Paper: Towards a research proposal
This paper demonstrates your ability to apply concepts to a field of study and to suggest in-depth study related to a topic of public governance. The paper has two sections:
Title: Give a clear title
1. Discussion of a public governance problem or case (3-7 pages)
a. What is the problem or case and why is it (or, what aspects are) a problem of public governance?
b. Identify 10 articles (of which at least six are in academic journals) that are relevant to your problem. Discuss one or more strategies and further considerations that are relevant to addressing the problem. Also, how can these strategies or context be used to improve good governance?
c. Discuss a specific case of the problem and how the matter was (not) addressed. What do the above strategies or conditions suggest for improving possible outcomes?
2. Discuss a proposal for research on the topic (1-3 pages)
a. Identify a case/research problem and setting.
b. What is the public governance issue?
c. What specific issues might be researched and why?
d. What methods could be used to research your issues (case, interviews, survey, etc.)
e. Provide some interview or survey questions.
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