Conference and Working Papers

… from the SSHRC-funded project,
Best Practices in Public Management

Should CAPPA Have a Core? Lessons from International Comparisons of MPP/MPA Curricula,” A Paper for the Annual CAPPA Conference, May 25-26, 2015, Ian D. Clark and Leslie A. Pal, May 8, 2015.

Mapping the Topics and Learning Outcomes of a Core Curriculum for MPP and MPA Programs,” A Paper for the Annual CAPPA Conference, May 25-26, 2015, Ian D. Clark, Ben Eisen, Mary Catharine Lennon, and Leslie A. Pal, May 8, 2015.

Normed Core Topics: A method for adding granularity to required competency standards in MPP and MPA programs,” Ian D. Clark, Ben Eisen and Leslie a. Pal, A Paper for the Annual NASPAA Conference, November 4-6, 2014.

Who’s Listening? A Member Country’s Relation to the OECD and its Public Management Advice,” Leslie A. Pal and Ian D. Clark. A paper presented at the World Congress of the International Political Science Association, Montréal, Canada, July 19 to ­24, 2014.

Advice on Financial Management and Anti-Corruption: A Comparison of the OECD, IMF and World Bank,” Ian D. Clark and Leslie A. Pal, A Working Paper for the Best Practices in Public Management Project, May 22, 2014.

What are the core curricular components of Mater’s-level public management education and how is learning within them assessed?” Ian D. Clark, Ben Eisen and Leslie a. Pal, A Working Paper for the Best Practices in Public Management Project, May 21, 2014.

Channels of Influence: The Interaction between Canada and the OECD,” Leslie A. Pal and Ian D. Clark, A Working Paper for the Best Practices in Public Management Project, April 14, 2014.

The New World of Standards in Public Management Pedagogy: Comparing Universal Accreditation Competencies with the Actual Content of MPP and MPA Programs,” Ian D. Clark and Leslie A. Pal, A Working Paper for the Best Practices in Public Management Project, April 9, 2014.

Here be Dragons: Taxonomies of Public Policy and Management used in Recent Handbooks, Encyclopedias and Dictionaries,” Ian D. Clark and Leslie a. Pal, A Working Paper for the Best Practices in Public Management Project, January 24, 2014.

Where the Streets Have No Name: Mapping the Discipline of Public Management,” Ian D. Clark and Leslie A. Pal, A Working Paper for the Best Practices in Public Management Project, April 17, 2013.

Best Practices in Public Management: A Critical Assessment,” Leslie A. Pal and Ian D. Clark, A Working Paper for the Best Practices in Public Management Project, March 10, 2013.

How the Harvard Kennedy School teaches management, leadership and the decision sciences,” Ian D. Clark, A Working Paper for the Best Practices in Public Management Project, January 20, 2013.

Academic Responsibility Meets Professional Utility: Canadian MPA/MPP Programs and Professional Competencies,” Ian D. Clark and Leslie A. Pal, CAPPA Paper for Comment, November 21, 2011.