G. Edward DeSeve  |  Contributor

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As a senior advisor to President Obama, G. Edward DeSeve oversaw the successful implementation of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. He founded Public Financial Management -- the nation's largest financial advisor to governments -- and served as a professor of public management and finance at the University of Maryland, where he is currently a senior fellow. He is the author of numerous publications including, The Presidential Appointees' Handbook (Brookings 2009). DeSeve is a graduate of Cornell University and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


Regaining the Public’s Trust

It’s easy to get lost in the techniques of public management. But for people to have confidence in government, we need to get back to the basics.

December 21, 2011
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The Local Jobs Machine

Washington is debating how to reduce unemployment. But job creation is a local affair, and it’s a management challenge.

October 19, 2011
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Federalism: Can't We All Just Get Along?

We used to have a forum for our various levels of government to consult with one another. There's a simple way to get that conversation going again.

August 3, 2011
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A 'New Agenda' for Public Administration

Six ideas for implementing government policy ethically, collaboratively, on time and within budget.

June 22, 2011
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How to Become a Sustainability Leader

Three lessons leaders need to know in order to advance their ideas.

May 18, 2011
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