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The Blavatnik School's Thomas Elston and Ruth Dixon were invited to contribute to a series of commentaries entitled on local government reform in Room 151, a website aimed at senior manage
Thomas Elston, Associate Professor in Public Administration, and Ruth Dixon, Research Fellow at the School, have co-authored an article for JPART, Journal of Public Administration Research and
Nikolas Kirby, Research Fellow in Philosophy and Public Policy, co-authored (with Andrew Kirton and Aisling Crean) a paper for the British Academy.
Thomas Elston is currently in the US for fieldwork; he is meeting with some officials from the Office of Management and Budget in the White House, as well as presenting his research findings to sen
Thomas Elston was an invited plenary speaker at a conference on shared services and public procurement, organised by the Portuguese Government in Lisbon.
As the US government announces a significant reform on shared service
The OECD published a major report - “Back to Basics” - on public administration reforms in a range of member countries, which cites some of Thomas Elston's research on government.
There is a growing sentiment that trust in corporations (along with government) is currently in free-fall. However, what does this mean? Why it is important? And what might be done in response?
Providing the first general theory of how trust and distrust condition our obligations – to each other and government.