La Follette School Seminar Series
Working for Democracy: Designing Public Administration in Representative Democracies
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
La Follette School Conference Room, Observatory Hill Office Building
Anthony Bertelli, Professor of the Politics of Public Policy, New York University, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service At the heart of Tony Bertelli's book project is a fundamental idea: the discretion that modern governments give to public managers not only captures the means for implementing policies, but also democratic values and the authority to make tradeoffs among them. How do governance structures shape the democratic belief systems of public managers?