Seeking solutions to fix government

The Center for Effective Public Management (CEPM) is a newly established research entity housed under the Governance Studies Program at Brookings. The CEPM “will focus on identifying and solving political and governance challenges in 21st century America. This center’s forthcoming work will concentrate on reinvigorating the U.S. government – along with public and private sector leadership – to be more effective and capable. Working alongside a wide array of domestic policy experts and actors, the CEPM will explore current problems in the American political system and ways to improve the democratic process (Brookings).”

Elaine Kamarck

Elaine Kamarck is the Founding Director of the Center for Effective Public Management. Kamarck has spoken at recent Brookings Executive Education events on domestic political and governance challenges.

Kamarck and the Center are focusing the discussion on pragmatic solutions. The center launched with a keynote address from Former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore.

The full video of the center launch can be viewed here:

Elaine Kamarck is senior editor of FixGov. “Focused on new ideas to make government work, FixGov is a blog that identifies and aims to solve the nation’s most pressing political and governance challenges. The solutions offered here are sensible and realistic (Brookings).” Posts are authored by Fellows of the Brookings Institution. Read the latest academic-based insights about the debt ceiling, the shutdown, and tea party politics:

FIXGOV
To Fix the Debt Ceiling, Executive Order not Obama’s Best Option
Philip A. Wallach | October 15, 2013

Shutdown Politics: Pressure On Boehner Not Just From the Tea Party
Molly Jackman | October 14, 2013

President Obama Should Issue an Executive Order to Raise the Debt Ceiling
Saul Jackman | October 14, 2013

A Grand Bargain for American Democracy
John Hudak and Thomas E. Mann | October 11, 2013

What’s in a Deal? Possible Solutions to Shutdown and Default Crises
Philip A. Wallach and William A. Galston | October 10, 2013

 

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