Edited by Edoardo Ongaro, Andrew Massey, Marc Holzer and Ellen Wayenberg
This innovative book presents a transatlantic comparison of governance and Intergovernmental Relations (IGR) policy, performance and management.
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- Chapter 1: Introduction. Policy Formulation Processes in IGR Settings: Analytical Models and Perspectives
- Chapter 2: Pathways of Policy Making: The Political Dynamics of Intergovernmental Lawmaking and Reform in the United States
- Chapter 3: Who Will Govern US Megapolitans, and How? An Inter-governmental Analysis
- Chapter 4: Bureaucratie Sans Frontières: Legitimacy, Authority, Accountability in Geo-governance Systems
- Chapter 5: The Institutional Analysis of Central-local Relations Applied to the Case of the Netherlands and Germany
- Chapter 6: Fiscal Decentralization: A Brief on Theory and Evidence
- Chapter 7: Introduction. Policy Implementation Across Levels of Government: Models and Perspectives of Analysis
- Chapter 8: Dispersed Federalism: Regional Governance for Disaster Policy
- Chapter 9: Strategies to Join Up Resources Across Levels and Sectors of Government: A 12 Country Comparison
- Chapter 10: Revisiting Pressman and Wildavsky: Implementation and the Thickness of Hierarchy
- Chapter 11: Institutional Decentralization Policies as Multi-level Governance Strategies – Evaluating the Impacts of Decentralization in Western Europe
- Chapter 12: The State of the Practice of Performance Measurement in Intergovernmental Arrangements in the United States
- Chapter 13: Introduction. Performance Measurement and Accountability in IGR-MLG Settings
- Chapter 14: Distributing Benefits and Burdens: Assessing Performance of the US Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer System
- Chapter 15: Managing Performance Across Levels of Government: Lessons Learned or Reproducing Disconnects?
- Chapter 16: Performance Assessment at the ‘Edge of Influence’: A Case Study in Central Government Holding Local Authorities to Account for a ‘Thriving Third Sector’ in the UK
- Chapter 17: Fiscal Decentralization and Corruption in the European Union: The Italian Case of Community Frauds
- Chapter 18: Introduction. Intergovernmental Relations and Welfare
- Chapter 19: Conditioning Subnational Responses to External Influences: The Role of Internal Moderators in Public Policy Adoption in the American States
- Chapter 20: From Interpersonal to Interregional Redistribution: The Case of Social Policies in Italy
- Chapter 21: Do Italian Regions Effectively Use DRG Funding to Steer Provider Behaviour?