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2014 Call for Proposals - When Policy Meets Administration: Eastern and Western Voices
Sponsored by PMRA / IRSPM / KAPS
Proposals should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org as either a PDF or Word attachment no later than December 20, 2013.
Link to the Full Call for Proposals can be found here.
2015 Conference Location Announced
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is pleased to host the 2015 Public Management Research Association (PMRA) Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We are pleased to welcome you and other PMRA members to the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota for the 13th Biennial PMRA Conference. The Humphrey School ranks among the top professional schools of public affairs at public universities in the country. The School is widely recognized for its role in examining public issues and shaping public policy at the local, state, national, and international levels, and for providing leadership and management expertise to public and nonprofit organizations. The conference will take place in early June of 2015.
2013 Public Management Research Conference – University of Wisconsin, Madison
The La Follette School of Public Affairs hosted the 2013 Public Management Research Association (PMRA) Conference in beautiful Madison, Wisconsin on June 20-22, 2013. Registration and conference information can be found here http://www.union.wisc.edu/pmra2013/.
Now Available: Free Virtual Issue of JPART Honoring H. George Frederickson
The Public Management Research Association (PMRA) is a nonprofit academic membership association that furthers research on public organizations. PMRA grew out of a bi-annual series of public management research conferences and has substantially grown its membership base over time. In addition, PMRA now publishes the Journal of Public Administration, Research and Theory (JPART), one of the premier journals in the field. Both PMRA and JPART emphasize the links between the study of public institutions and their management and the study of public policy. One of the goals of PMRA and JPART is to foster multidisciplinary research from a variety of fields on government and governance. The organization supports the development of empirical and normative inquiry, theory building and systematic testing of theory consistent with the canons of social science, using the full range of quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Since 1991 the Public Management Research Association Conference has become the foremost gathering of leading public management scholars in both the US and around the world.
General Access: The Journal of Public Administration Research and TheoryThe Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, the journal published by PMRA, is one of the premier journals in the field of public administration. To visit the JPART home page please click here."