Department of Government

Lægreid and Verhoest with chapter in Public Administration in Europe

Professor Per Lægreid and researcher Koen Verhoest have contributed a chapter to the book «Public Administration in Europe».

Public Administration in Europe, The Contribution of the EGPA
Palgrave Macmillan

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The book looks at how public administration has been studied in Europe for the past forty years, and especially the contributions from the European Group for Public Administration (EGPA). It is edited by Edoardo Ongaro, and Lægreid and Verhoest have contributed the chapter «Reform Waves and the Structure of Government».

Here they look at the contributions of EGPA-members to the field; the direction research on public administration is moving in, and the challenges for further studies. Lægreid has been co-chair of the permanent study group on’ Governance of Public Sector Organizations’  since the start in 2006, and will be succeeded by Lise H. Rykkja in 2019.