Reviewing What Works

An approach with specific, concrete steps to assessing the effectiveness of government programs.
February 23, 2011

When cutting budgets, very few states have established systematic ways of sorting programs that are working from those that aren't. So how do states avoid cutting vital public services?

Our colleague William Eggers has an idea. In his new Management Insights column, Eggers and colleagues at the Center for American Progress introduce a process for effectively evaulating government programs. READ MORE

Management Insights is published here on Governing.com in collaboration with the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School. The column is moderated by Stephen Goldsmith, a Professor of Government at Harvard Kennedy School (on leave), and deputy mayor of operations for the City of New York.

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