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First Programme findings presented to policy-makers at Treasury
Thursday, September 21st, 2006

First findings from the ESRC Public Services Programme were presented to policy-makers at the Treasury last Friday, 15 September, 2006. In a departure from the standard presentation format, delegates… read more

2nd Call Projects Announced
Friday, August 18th, 2006

What shapes inequality in health (including how long we live and what access we have to health care)? What, if any, difference does a change in top-level leadership make… read more

Director appears on ’Analysis’
Friday, August 18th, 2006

Programme Director, Christopher Hood, made an appearance on BBC Radio 4’s ’Analysis’ programme on 20 July 2006 to discuss the current situation at the Home Office and his new… read more

Newsletter 2 Winter 2006 now available
Thursday, April 6th, 2006

The winter issue of our biannual newsletter is now available to download from the library section. This issue features a spotlight on Tim Besley’s research into governance and leadership… read more

The Public Services Programme on BBC Radio 4
Thursday, April 6th, 2006

More or Less, the Radio 4 programme about the world of numbers, recently produced an episode about The Public Services Programme’s ‘Where Does Britain Rank?’ conference featuring interviews with… read more

Discussion Paper Series Launched
Monday, January 23rd, 2006

The first paper in our Discussion Paper Series, What’s Measured is What Matters: Targets and Gaming in the English Public Health Care System, jointly authored by Gwyn Bevan and… read more

Christopher Hood writes in ’PUBLIC’
Thursday, September 29th, 2005

Programme Director, Professor Christopher Hood, writes in the new issue of PUBLIC: ESADE’s Institute of Public Management (IDGP) newsletter The article, ‘Arrows, Circles and Hybrids: Controlling Modern Government,’ appears… read more

New ESRC CMPO web resource available
Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

Earlier this year The ESRC Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) released the report “Will More Choice Improve Outcomes in Education and Health Care? The Evidence from Economic… read more

2 new Projects join the Public Services Programme
Tuesday, July 26th, 2005

Two large grant projects have been selected to join the Public Services Programme. The projects are: ‘Performance assessment and wicked issues: the case of health inequalities’ The Principal Investigator… read more

Programme Director speaks at NIESR
Thursday, April 28th, 2005

Christopher Hood presents paper, ‘Governance by Targets and Terror: Synecdoche, Gaming and Audit’ as part of the NIESR Westminster Economic Forum Series, 20 April 2005. View event summary.

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