The Governance Report 2014

Paperback | April 13, 2014

EditorThe Hertie School of Governance

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Democratic governance faces unprecedented challenges across the OECD world and beyond. Enormous strains will be placed on states' resources and their governing capacities to deal with the combined effects of the financial crisis, climate change, and demographic change. The basic foundations ofestablished "statehood" will be tested. At the same time, the architecture of the state has fundamentally changed over the past three decades. The Governance Report 2014 questions whether governments still have the capacities to respond. The Report develops a framework to explore the administrative capacities of the public sector in OECD countries, analyses how these capacities have been used to develop innovative policy approaches to key governance challenges, and explores governance innovations to enhance governance capacities. Inaddition, the Report utilises novel analytical tools to understand the diffusion of major policy innovations over the last 30 to 40 years. The Governance Report 2014 advances the debate on the problem-solving capacity of the modern state in the light of ongoing and future challenges.

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Democratic governance faces unprecedented challenges across the OECD world and beyond. Enormous strains will be placed on states' resources and their governing capacities to deal with the combined effects of the financial crisis, climate change, and demographic change. The basic foundations ofestablished "statehood" will be tested. At ...

The Hertie School of Governance is an international teaching and research centre of excellence in Berlin, Germany that prepares students for leadership positions in government, business, and civil society. An internationally-recruited faculty, interdisciplinary in outlook, research, and teaching, offers analytically-challenging and pr...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:April 13, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198706618

ISBN - 13:9780198706618

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Table of Contents

1. Martin Lodge, Kai Wegrich and Helmut Anheier: Introduction: Administrative Capacities and Governance Readiness2. Martin Lodge and Kai Wegrich: Administrative Capacities3. Kai Wegrich and Martin Lodge: Governance Strategies4. Martin Lodge and Kai Wegrich: Governance Innovations5. Piero Stanig and colleagues: Governance Indicators: Diffusion of Innovation6. Martin Lodge and Kai Wegrich: Conclusion and Recommendations