Prof. Wilson was much more than a dissertation adviser.
James Q. Wilson’s Bureaucracy provides insight into the performance of government in complex bureaucracies.
Despite their potential, current retrospective reviews do not yet provide substantive reforms.
The best chances for the continuation of Jim’s tradition exist among public administration and public policy scholars more than among political scientists.
Wilson’s Bureaucracy course at Harvard was the beginning of a lifelong professional relationship.
All of us who knew James Q. Wilson have much to be grateful for.
Romney’s strongest reform proposals would dramatically change regulation in the U.S.
Romney’s plan is a promising political statement, but its practical suggestions fall short.
Romney’s plan appears to propose impractical solutions for questionable problems.
Presidential nominee Mitt Romney would need congressional support for his regulatory reform proposals.
Romney’s proposals could be productive changes to regulatory review policy.
A theory of “balanced federalism” may advance the federalism debate over health care reform.