The 26th NISPAcee Annual Conference

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In the conference participated 317 participants

Conference programme published

Almost 250 conference participants from 36 countries participated

Conference Report

An opportunity to learn from other researchers and other countries' experiences on certain topics.

G.A.C., Hungary, 25th Conference 2017, Kazan

Very well organised, excellent programme and fruitful discussions.

M.M.S., Slovakia, 25th Conference 2017, Kazan

The NISPAcee conference remains a very interesting conference.

M.D.V., Netherlands, 25th Conference 2017, Kazan

Thank you for the opportunity to be there, and for the work of the organisers.

D.Z., Hungary, 24th Conference 2016, Zagreb

Well organized, as always. Excellent conference topic and paper selection.

M.S., Serbia, 23rd Conference 2015, Georgia

Perfect conference. Well organised. Very informative.

M.deV., Netherlands, 22nd Conference 2014, Hungary

Excellent conference. Congratulations!

S. C., United States, 20th Conference 2012, Republic of Macedonia

Thanks for organising the pre-conference activity. I benefited significantly!

R. U., Uzbekistan, 19th Conference, Varna 2011

Each information I got, was received perfectly in time!

L. S., Latvia, 21st Conference 2013, Serbia

The Conference was very academically fruitful!

M. K., Republic of Macedonia, 20th Conference 2012, Republic of Macedonia

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List of accepted papers
for the 26th NISPAcee Annual Conference


PhD pre-conference seminar
Person:  Mrs. Avdyli Drita Work Country: Albania 
Coauthors:  No
Paper:  SOME ASPECTS OF MEDIATION ON CRIMINAL PROCCEDINGS
Person:  Ms. Edwards Amani Work Country: United States 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  19th Century Exam, 21st Century Policing: An Examination of the Civil Service Exam and Police Reform Efforts
Person:  Mr. Michalek Tomas Work Country: Slovakia 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Scientific Advice Platform at the Slovak Academy of Sciences
Person:  Mr. Preda Dragos Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  NEW TECH WORLD and ITS IMPACT ON THE COMPETITIVENESS OF THE CITIES
Person:  Ms. Szakos Judit Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Sustainable and inclusive innovation? – How the Quintuple Helix Model works in practice.
Person:  Ms. Vlckova Kamila Work Country: Czech Republic 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Policy of free lunches for children from unprivileged families in the Czech Republic – discourses and frames
Person:  Mr. Wilk Bartosz Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Local initiative in Poland as a form of co-production of public services
Main Conference Theme
Person:  Mrs. Bitoiu Ioana Teodora Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Lecturer Florin Marius POPA, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania - popaflorinsnspa@gmail.com
Lecturer Crina RĂDULESCU, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania - crina.radulescu@administratiepublica.eu

Paper:  WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR PUBLIC HEALTHCARE – THE COST OF PERFORMANCE AND VALUE
Person:  Ms. Kolmakova Irina Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors:  Ekaterina Kolmakova, South Ural State University (National Research University), Chelyabinsk, Russia
Paper:  Experience in the implementation of local initiatives support programs
Person:  Mr. Kotnik Žiga Work Country: Slovenia 
Coauthors:  Polonca Kovač, Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
polonca.kovac@fu.uni-lj.si
Paper:  The Public Administration Development in Eastern Europe through Content Analysis of the NISPAcee Journal 2008–2016
Person:  Ms. Mathe Reka Zsuzsanna Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Social Movements of Central-Eastern Europe: Examining Trends of Cooperation and Antagonism by Using Big Data
Person:  Mr. Ravselj Dejan Work Country: Slovenia 
Coauthors:  Polonca Kovač, University of Ljuljana, Faculty of Administration, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Aleksander Aristovnik, University of Ljuljana, Faculty of Administration, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Paper:  Basis and measures to ease tax-related administrative burdens on SMEs
Person:  Mr. Ropret Marko Work Country: Slovenia 
Coauthors:  Marko Ropret, University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Administration, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Aleksander Aristovnik, University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Administration, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Paper:  Public governance models: A systematic review of 30 years’ research
Person:  Mr. Sedlacko Michal Work Country: Austria 
Coauthors:  Julia Dahlvik, Günter Horniak, Stephanie Mayer, Karoline Ringhofer and Michal Sedlacko
Paper:  Cutting through the thicket: tensions and positions in the public value debates
General Session
Person:  Mrs. Cojocaru Camelia Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Performance Measurement in Public Universities in Romania – status and future trends
Person:  Mr. Fuller Donald Work Country: Armenia 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  INEQUALITY OF INCOME: CAUSES
Person:  Mr. Ketko Avi Work Country: Israel 
Coauthors:  Profesor dr. Maria Viorica BEDRULE-GRIGORUTA
"Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University.
Iasi , Romania.
Avi Ketko, PhD. Student, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University..
Bureau of Municipality Corporations, Tel Aviv Municipality.
Tel Aviv. Israel

Paper:  The process of separation of ownership in Co-owned companies of the Tel Aviv Municipality and the State of Israel
Case study
Person:  Mr. Profiroiu Marius Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Prof. Constanin Marius Profiroiu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, RO
Assistant Professor Gregory Porumbescu, PhD at Rutgers University–Newark, US

Paper:  WHEN DOES TRANSPARENCY MOBILIZE CITIZENS AGAINST CORRUPTION?
Person:  Mr. Sedlacko Michal Work Country: Austria 
Coauthors:  Julia Dahlvik, University of Applied Science FH Campus Wien, Public Management, Vienna, AT
Paper:  The asylum procedure and its institutional context: dehumanization and alienation in bureaucratic practice
Person:  Mr. Stumpf Istvan Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Government and Governance under Pressure of Political and Legal Constitutionalism
Person:  Mrs. Tofan Mihaela Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Anca Florentina GAVRILUŢĂ (VATAMANU)
Paper:  Fiscal Responsibility Legal Framework - New Paradigm for Sustainability in the EU
Person:  Ms. Vlckova Kamila Work Country: Czech Republic 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Policy of free lunches for children from unprivileged families in the Czech Republic– discourses and frames
I. Working Group on Local Government
Person:  Mr. Finta Istvan Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  The Future of the CLLD / LEADER Method and the Interrelations of Local Government Development Opportunities
Person:  Mrs. Jakubek-Lalik Jowanka Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Lasting independence or creeping re-centralization? The case of Polish local government.
Person:  Mr. Kollarik Martin Work Country: Slovakia 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Conflict between the mayor and the council: The case study of the city of Bratislava
Person:  Ms. Kolomycew Anna Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  (De)centralization of education policy in Poland. Limitations of the autonomy of local authorities in the implementation of educational tasks

Person:  Mr. Kovacs Robert Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  The Potential of Municipalities to Foster Local Community
Person:  Ms. Krukowska Joanna Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  How to become a mayor? Mayors ' careers, behaviour and seniority
Person:  Mr. Kurmanov Bakhytzhan Work Country: Kazakhstan 
Coauthors:  Ilyas Yesdauletov
Paper:  Decentralization in Kazakhstan and Poland: a comparative study
Person:  Mrs. Lackowska Marta Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors:  Paweł Swianiewicz
Paper:  Vertical and horizontal power relations of European mayors – does the size of a municipality matter?
Person:  Ms. Legierska Urszula Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  The role of public administration in satisfying the housing needs in Poland
Person:  Mrs. Marin Anca Monica Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Learning to win: the case of European-funded projects for the Romanian rural municipalities
Person:  Ms. Nicolescu Cristina Elena Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  1. Cezar Corneliu Manda, PhD
Associate professor, National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Faculty of Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania
2. Bogdan Ionuț Berceanu, PhD
Teaching Assistant, National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Faculty of Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania
e-mail: bogdan.berceanu@administratiepublica.eu

Paper:  Lessons from local collectivities on improving the homeless situation. Comparative perspective
Person:  Mrs. Palne Kovacs Ilona Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  County governments for the developemnt
Person:  Mr. Plusnin Juri Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Complementarity institutions of governance at the local level: Russian provincial specificity
Person:  Ms. Przywojska Justyna Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors:  Aldona Podgórniak-Krzykacz, University of Lodz, POLAND
Paper:  Together or alone? The mood of local authorities towards governance. The Case of Poland.
Person:  Mrs. Rajca Lucyna Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Local government reforms in Poland and Hungary from a comparative perspective. Convergent and Divergent Developmets
Person:  Mr. Rakar Iztok Work Country: Slovenia 
Coauthors:  Jože Benčina, Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Maja Klun, Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Paper:  Coping with financial difficulties of municipalities – a different perspective
Person:  Ms. Saptefrati Tatiana Work Country: Republic of Moldova 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Citizen participation in decision-making at the local level in the Republic of Moldova.
Person:  Ms. Sidor Monika Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors:  Monika Sidor. Justyna Wasil, Katarzyna Kuć-Czajkowska
Paper:  Different Groups of Supporters of the Mayor in the Case of Cohabitation in Polish Municipalities
Person:  Mr. Sloboda Matus Work Country: Slovakia 
Coauthors:  Mr. Tomáš Černěnko, Department of Public Administration and Regional Development, EUBA
Paper:  Determinants of Competitiveness in Mayoral Elections in Slovakia
Person:  Ms. Sobis Iwona Work Country: Sweden 
Coauthors:  Michiel S de Vries
Paper:  The governance of small towns
Person:  Mrs. Somlyodyne Pfeil Edit Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Study on Demand and Facts of Co-operation and Coordination as Tools of Effective Performance of Public Administration
Person:  Mr. Swianiewicz Pawel Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors:  Adam Gendźwiłł
Anna Kurniewicz
Paper:  The impact of municipal territorial reforms on economic performance of local governments. Meta-analysis of existing academic studies.
Person:  Mr. Teplyakov Dmitry Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  INCREASE OF A MANAGEMENT EFFICIENCY OF ADMINISTRATIVE CENTERS OF FEDERATED STATES REGIONS AND THE CAPITALS OF THE UNITARY STATES
Person:  Mr. Ticlau Tudor Cristian Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Cristina Hin'țea
Paper:  Public Marketing in Romania: Longitudinal study on use of marketing tools in local government
Person:  Mrs. Trippner-Hrabi Justyna Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Specifics of knowledge teams in local government
II. Working Group on e-Government
Person:  Ms. Demczuk Agnieszka Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  From Information to Transaction e-Public Services in Poland. The Balance 15 Years of the Experiences.
Person:  Mr. Duenas-Cid David Work Country: Estonia 
Coauthors:  Robert Krimmer, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia
Iuliia Krivonosova, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia
Paper:  Network analysis of the concept of Trust in E-vote community
Person:  Mr. Duenas-Cid David Work Country: Estonia 
Coauthors:  Robert Krimmer, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia
Iuliia Krivonosova, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia
Paper:  Methodology for the Calculation of Costs in Multi-Channel Elections
Person:  Mr. Duenas-Cid David Work Country: Estonia 
Coauthors:  Robert Krimmer, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Iuliia Krivonosova, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Breck Shuyler, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Paper:  Cost Analysis of the Estonian Municipal Elections (2017)
Person:  Mr. Erdosi Peter Mate Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Comparative Analysis of Electronic Signatures Created by Hungarian and Romanian Notaries
Person:  Mr. Laposa Tamas Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Digital service maturity: development of an eCohesion-specific model
Person:  Ms. Leben Anamarija Work Country: Slovenia 
Coauthors:  Todorovski Ljupčo, (1) University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Administration, Ljubljana, Slovenia, (2) Jožef Stefan Institute, Department of Knowledge Technologies, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Paper:  Analysis of the Coherence of the Parliamentary Groups in Slovenia
Person:  Mr. Malec Tomáš Work Country: Slovakia 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Advanced Assessment of the Level of Websites' Development of Chosen Slovak Municipalities
Person:  Mr. Sandén Johan Work Country: Sweden 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Street-level experiences of school digitalization: supportive, obstructive or irrelevant for school autonomy?
- How Swedish and Polish headmasters understand digitalization and its implications
Person:  Ms. Sekirina Elena Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Information society as modernization factor of public administration in case of Russia.
Person:  Mr. Spacek David Work Country: Czech Republic 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Digitization of core e-government services for citizens - the case of Czechia
Person:  Mr. Spacek David Work Country: Czech Republic 
Coauthors:  Nicolae Urs, Andras Nemeslaki, Csótó Mihály, Tina Jukič
Paper:  Patterns of social-media use in the local governments in selected CEE countries
Person:  Mr. Szadeczky Tamas Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Regulation of cybersecurity
III. Working Group on PA Reform
Person:  Ms. Circiumaru Adriana Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  I.D.E.A.S. - Inclusion.Diversity.Equality.Awareness.Success.
Person:  Ms. Denkova Jadranka Work Country: Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) 
Coauthors:  PhD Associate professor Jadranka Denkova
Faculty of law Goce Delcev University, Stip, Republic of Macedonia
PhD Jahi Jahija
Ministry of information society and administration. Republic of Macedonia


Paper:  HRM IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Person:  Ms. Dolidze Nino Work Country: Georgia 
Coauthors:  Elene Beridze,GIPA Tbilisi Georgia
Tedo Sanikidze, GIPA Tbilisi Georgia
Levan Kurashvili GIPA Tbilisi Georgia
Paper:  Professional Development, Evaluation and Promotion of Civil Servants within the Career System, Case of Georgia
Person:  Ms. Dolidze Nino Work Country: Georgia 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Modernization of the HR management practices in Georgian public organizations in the prism of the new Law on Civil Service
Person:  Mr. Gocevski Dragan Work Country: Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) 
Coauthors:  Iskra Akimovska Maletic, St. Kliment Ohridski University, Faculty of Security, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia;
Dragan Gocevski, Iustinianus Primus Faculty of Law, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia;
Paper:  EFFICIENCY OF THE SYSTEM FOR ADMINISTRATIVE LEGAL PROTECTION
IN THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
Person:  Mrs. Iancu Diana - Camelia Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Mihai Ungureanu
Paper:  "It takes two?": Analyzing the roles of governments, universities and NGOs in generating local innovative projects in Romania
Person:  Mr. Iulian Nedelcu Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  GEORGESCU Olga, City Hall Dabuleni,Dolj, Romania
Paper:  ARGUMENTS OF THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL ORDER ON THE NEED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE CODING
Person:  Ms. Junjan Veronica Work Country: Netherlands 
Coauthors:  n/a
Paper:  What should the government do (or not do)? Tasks of government. A literature overview
Person:  Mr. Kapoguzov Evgeny Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Institutional Changes in public service delivery: methodological approach for performance evaluating and case of one Siberian region.
Person:  Mr. Katona Márton Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors:  Miklós Rosta, Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Paper:  Institutional Factors of Co-production: A case study from a city in Hungary
Person:  Mr. Knox Colin Work Country: Kazakhstan 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Public Sector Reform in Central Asia and the Caucasus
Person:  Mr. Kroukamp Hendri Work Country: South Africa 
Coauthors:  N/A
Paper:  Local government reform in South Africa: decentralized inefficiency leading to recentralization?
Person:  Mr. Pisz Maciej Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Reform in the area of the governance of common issues to large cities and their urbanized solutions in the Polish legal system
Person:  Mr. Sedlacko Michal Work Country: Austria 
Coauthors:  Katarina Staronova, Comenius University in Bratislava, Institute of Public Policy, Bratislava, SK
Paper:  Ministerial advisory centres in Slovak Republic: accounts of governing and the boundary between politics and impartial expertise
Person:  Mr. Sloboda Matus Work Country: Slovakia 
Coauthors:  prof. Emília Sičáková-Beblavá
Paper:  PARTY PATRONAGE  IN LOCAL-GOVERNMENT COMPANIES  IN SLOVAKIA: PUBLIC PERCEPTION AND REALITY IN THE CASE OF BOARD MEMBERS
Person:  Ms. Staronova Katarina Work Country: Slovakia 
Coauthors:  Gyorgy Hajnal, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
Paper:  Changing patterns of performance management appraisal in civil service: An outlook on 16 European countries
Person:  Ms. Szakos Judit Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Sustainable and inclusive innovation? – How the Quintuple Helix Model works in practice.
Person:  Mrs. Teplyakova Olga Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Demonstrations and street protests in Russia: legal requirements and restrictions
Person:  Ms. Tudzarovska Gjorgjievska Emilija Work Country: Czech Republic 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Knowledge-based economy, Public administration and Legitimacy: new perspectives
Person:  Mr. Urinboyev Rustamjon Work Country: Sweden 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Migration Governance and Shadow Economy in Russia
IV. Working Group on Regional Development and Inter-regional Cooperation
Person:  Mrs. Andries Svetlana Work Country: Republic of Moldova 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Realities and perspectives of regional development policy in the Republic of Moldova
Person:  Mr. Barabashev Alexey Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors:  Sergey Semenov (RANEPA), Moscow
Paper:  Local Municipal Strategic Planning in Russia: present conditions and empirical testing
Person:  Ms. Bobcheva Nadezhda Work Country: Bulgaria 
Coauthors:  n./a.
Paper:  Inter-municipal Co-operation as a Tool for Regional Development: evidence from Bulgaria
Person:  Ms. Bucaite Vilke Jurga Work Country: Lithuania 
Coauthors:  Aistė Lazauskiene, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
Paper:  Inter-municipal cooperation in Lithuania: the effect of networks and institutional hazards
Person:  Mrs. Constantin Daniela Luminita Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Luiza Nicoleta RADU
Paper:  ROMANIA’S GROWTH POLES POLICY: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE 2007-2013 PROGRAMME PERIOD
Person:  Mrs. Kalfova Elena Work Country: Bulgaria 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Quality of Governance and EU Regional Policy. Evidence from Bulgaria.
Person:  Mr. Mikalauskas Arvydas Work Country: Lithuania 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Intermunicipal cooperation in Lithuania: does it always go together with regional policy?
Person:  Mrs. Zaytseva Tatiana Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors:  no
Paper:  Best HR-practices competition as a tool of interregional collaboration and experience exchange
V. Working Group on Public Finance and Public Finance Management
Person:  Mr. Amborski David Work Country: Canada 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Land Value Capture to Finance Urban Infrastructure in Eastern Europe
Person:  Mrs. Anitei Nadia Cerasela Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION INCIDENTS REGARDING THE COMPETENCE OF FISCAL AUTHORITIES IN CODE OF FISCAL PROCEDURE IN ROMANIAN LAW
Person:  Ms. Jovanovic Tatjana Work Country: Slovenia 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  THE USEFULNESS OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION FOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PURPOSE - CASE OF SLOVENIAN HOSPITALS
Person:  Mr. Kotnik Žiga Work Country: Slovenia 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  The costs of compliance with environmental regulations: New evidence for 25 EU countries
Person:  Mr. Krivorotko Yuri Work Country: Belarus 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Governmental debt management in Belarus or how effectively borrowings for society?
Person:  Mr. Lados Mihaly Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors:  István Szabó PhD
Paper:  Local Taxation and Local Economic Development in Hungarian Big Cities
Person:  Mr. Langr Ivan Work Country: Czech Republic 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Bid rigging and other signs of systemic corruption in public procurement (evidence from the Czech Republic)
Person:  Mr. Lupu Dan Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Mihaela Onofrei,
University "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" Iasi
Sub-unit: Faculty of Economics & Business Administration
onofrei@uaic.ro
Paper:  DETERMINANTS OF FINANCIAL EFFICIENCY FOR ROMANIAN LOCAL COUNTIES
Person:  Mr. Mihaila Viorel Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Razvan-Mihail PAPUC, Professor, Department of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Faculty of Administration and Business, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, Tel.: 0040-740-052.752, E-mail: razvan-mihail.papuc@drept.unibuc.ro
Paper:  Study on the budgetary planning for a primary credit release authority
Person:  Mr. Moldovan Octavian Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  The development regions of Romania and local revenue collection levels between 2008 and 2011
Person:  Mr. Nemec Juraj Work Country: Czech Republic 
Coauthors:  Matus Grega
Paper:  Factors determining the efficiency of public procurement in Slovakia
Person:  Ms. Nyikos Gyorgyi Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors:  Gabor Soós
Paper:  Public and private funds in national economic development in Hungary
Person:  Mr. Ravselj Dejan Work Country: Slovenia 
Coauthors:  Aleksander Aristovnik, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Administration, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Paper:  Public support for R&D investment and its effects on firms’ R&D expenditures: Evidence from Slovenia
Person:  Mrs. Sedmihradska Lucie Work Country: Czech Republic 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Fragmentation of Czech local government and territorial public administration structures
Person:  Mr. Swianiewicz Pawel Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors: 
Kalcheva Desislava
Paper:  Political business cycle in policies of tariffs for local public services: comparison of Poland and Bulgaria
VI. Working Group on Public Policy Analysis Development Issues
Person:  Mrs. Bauer Lilla Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors:  -
Paper:  Social Benefits of the Early Childhood Education Program– analysis of the Hungarian situation
Person:  Mrs. Bogilović Sabina Work Country: Slovenia 
Coauthors:  Primož Pevcin, Faculty of Administration, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Paper:  How Small City is Stimulating Creativity and Innovation: The Case Study of Ljubljana
Person:   Carausan Mihaela Victorita Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Anca Dobre, Member of the National Council for Solving Complaints, Bucharest, Romania
Paper:  Monitoring and Evaluation – Challenges for the Romanian Public Procurement System
Person:  Ms. Dogaru Tatiana-Camelia Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Linking policy capacity and policy convergence in comparative studies
Person:  Mr. Dvorak Jaroslav Work Country: Lithuania 
Coauthors:  Gabrielė Burbulytė-Tsiskarishvili
Paper:  Programming anticorruption in Lithuania
Person:  Ms. Filatova Olga Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors:  Sergey Semenov, The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia
Olga Filatova, Peoples Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia
Paper:  The Improvement of the Mechanism of Strategic Planning and Monitoring of Sustainable Development of Territories
Person:  Mrs. Guzikova Liudmila Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors:  Ekaterina V. Plotnikova, Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Paper:  Effectiveness of Housing Policy: Approaches and Indicators
Person:  Mr. Kilievych Olexandr Work Country: Ukraine 
Coauthors:  Lesya Ilchenko-SyuyvaPh.D., Associate Professor, National Academy of Public Administration, Office the President of Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine
Paper:  Performance Indicators as Tools of Good Governance: Case of Ukraine
Person:  Mrs. Kotseva-Tikova Maria Work Country: Bulgaria 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Regional Policy for Inclusive Development of the Districts of Bulgaria
Person:  Mr. Kreci Veli Work Country: Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) 
Coauthors:  Memet Memeti, South East European University, Tetovo, the fYR Macedonia
Paper:  Administrative Capacity Building for Better Regulation
Person:  Ms. Lehmbruch Barbara Work Country: Sweden 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Public Agencies under Stress: Bureaucratic Entrepreneurship, Informal Practices and Neomanagerial Reform in the Former Soviet Union
Person:  Ms. Nicolescu Cristina Elena Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Teodora I. BIŢOIU, Lecturer, PhD, SNSPA, Bucharest, Romania; Crina RĂDULESCU, Lecturer, PhD, SNSPA, Bucharest, Romania
Paper:  THE DYNAMIC SIMULATION – THE APPROPRIATE LENS OF EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY
Person:  Mrs. Petkovsek Veronika Work Country: Slovenia 
Coauthors:  Primož Pevcin, Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Paper:  Policy changes and public utilities: the effect of Public Private Partnership Act on the reorganization of local public enterprises in Slovenia
Person:  Mrs. Rab Henriett Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  The assessment of right to work and its realization in the social law system
Person:  Mr. Sienkiewicz Mariusz Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors:  -
Paper:  Public participation and spatial planning policy at the local level in Poland
Person:  Mrs. Sklyar Tatyana Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  The role of insurance medical organizations in social health insurance:
a case of Russia
Person:  Mrs. Szmigiel-Rawska Katarzyna Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors:  dr Anna Dąbrowska, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Paper:  Climate change strategies of Polish regions – what has changed?
Person:  Mr. Tertychka Valeriy Work Country: Ukraine 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Training of experts for reforms: the guarantee of welfare public policy in Ukraine?
Person:  Mr. Zaccaria Marton Leo Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Possibilities and challenges of fundamental labour rights with regard to the current case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union
VII. Working Group on Public Administration Education
Person:  Mr. Bagaturia George Work Country: Georgia 
Coauthors:  Otar Bagaturia, Georgian Technical University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Paper:  The Role of Public Administration Education for Effective State Governance
in the Countries of Young Democracy (Case of Georgia)
Person:  Ms. Chernyak Tatyana Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Assessment of the needs of civil servants in developing additional competencies
in the sphere of combating corruption
Person:  Ms. Dan Mariana-Denisa Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Marian Zulean, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Liviu Andreescu, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Alexandru F. Ghiță, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Paper:  From Student to Public Servant: Evaluating How Romanian Public Administration Programmes Meet Market Needs
Person:  Mr. Decman Mitja Work Country: Slovenia 
Coauthors:  Anamarija Leben
Paper:  THE IMPACT OF WORK-BASED LEARNING IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION STUDY PROGRAMS: THE CASE OF THE FACULTY OF ADMINISTRATION
Person:  Mr. Gajduschek Gyorgy Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Understanding Public Affairs Education in post-communist countries. An inventory of attributes with potential causal explanations.
Person:  Ms. Nurlybaeva Goulya Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  THE COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE STATE POLICY IN THE SPHERE OF THE EDUCATION OF POLICE LEADERS IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IN RUSSIA (XXI CENTURY)

Person:  Mr. Profiroiu Marius Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Prof. Constanin Marius Profiroiu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies
Prof. Alina Georgiana Profiroiu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies
Gabriela Crețu, PhD

Paper:  THE IMPACT OF OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME ADMINISTRATIVE CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT (OPACD) ON CIVIL SERVANTS` TRAINING IN ROMANIA
Person:  Mr. Sandor Sorin Dan Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Simona Claudia Creţa
Paper:  Building Public Service Motivation – The Role of Public Administration Education
Person:  Mr. Umek Lan Work Country: Slovenia 
Coauthors:  Aleksander ARISTOVNIK, Nina TOMAŽEVIČ, Damijana KERŽIČ
Paper:  Students Perception of Blended Learning in Public Administration Education: Face-to-face vs. E-learning
Person:  Ms. Utkina Valeriya Work Country: Russian Federation 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Factors determine the choice of public administration as a profession in modern Russia. Does gender matter?
Person:  Mrs. Vorontchuk Inesa Work Country: Latvia 
Coauthors:  Irēna Matuze-Karabesko, University of Latvia, Latvia
Ineta Lakstigala, University of Latvia, Latvia

Paper:  Aspects of Public Administration Employees Education and Competences Development
VIII. Working Group on Local Services and Infrastructure
Person:  Mr. Ciucu Ciprian Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Using benchmarking for increasing performance and efficiency of public services in Romanian municipalities
Person:  Mr. Lados Mihaly Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Smart City Attitudes of Hungarian Cities
Person:  Mr. Mata Dan Constantin Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Regulation of public utility services in Romanian legislation
Person:  Ms. Petrica Nicoleta Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Understanding a Smart city. Social, economic and political inclusion in smart cities
IX. Working Group on Transition, Change and Uncertainty
Person:  Ms. Emrich-Bakenova Saule Work Country: Kazakhstan 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Manifestations of the Change-Uncertainty Phenomenon as “Illusion of Understanding” in Making Public Policy
Person:  Mr. Gajduschek Gyorgy Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors:  Zemandl, Eva
Paper:  Change disturbances and pathological uncertainty in CEE public administration: A conceptual map and proposed theory of low administrative performance
Person:  Ms. Gogu Madalina-Cristina Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Public administration, the citizen and adaptive management
Person:  Ms. Horvath Agnes Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors:  no
Paper:  Women in the Transition in Hungary 1985-1995
Person:  Mr. Mendelski Martin Work Country: Germany 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Europeanization, agencification and politicization: the fragmentation of governance in South Eastern Europe
Person:  Ms. Nyikos Gyorgyi Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors:  Zsuzsanna Kondor
Paper:  The Hungarian experiences with handling irregularities in the use of EU funds
Person:  Mrs. Ringhofer Karoline Work Country: Austria 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Sustaining Public Administrations in Times of Uncertainty: The Theoretical Framework of Resilient Sustainability
X. Working Group on Non-Governmental Organizations in Central and Eastern Europe
Person:  Ms. Abdelhafez Dina Work Country: Czech Republic 
Coauthors:  N/A
Paper:  “What are the best practices of good governance for operating Nonprofit organization in Czech Republic?”
Person:  Mrs. Antonovici Corina Georgiana Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  Carmen Săvulescu, Lecturer PhD., National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania;
Cristina Sandu, PhD., National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania.

Paper:  Nongovernmental and Public Organisations – Learning Organisations. Methods, results and impact
Person:  Mr. Brintnall Michael Work Country: United States 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Community centered higher education, NGO's, and the public good.
Person:  Mr. Bryer Thomas Work Country: United States 
Coauthors:  Jolanta Vaiciuniene
Paper:  Municipal-NGO Relations to Promote Volunteerism: Comparisons across CEE and Western European Countries
Person:  Mrs. Kender-Jeziorska Iga Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Obstacles and impeding factors in harm reduction services delivery for active injecting drug users. Opioid substitution treatment and needle exchange programs in Poland and Hungary.
Person:  Ms. Mathe Reka Zsuzsanna Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Delivering Services to Homeless. Is Cooperation Possible?
Person:  Ms. Révész Éva Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Social enterprises in co-operation with public service organizations – three Hungarian cases
Panel on Public Sector Coordination in CEE and Beyond
Person:  Mrs. Jakubek-Lalik Jowanka Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Firm hierarchy or joined-up government? Coordination in Polish government administration.
Person:  Ms. Robalino Maria Imelda Work Country: Belgium 
Coauthors:  Christian de Visscher
Paper:  Coordination of public policies through coordination ministries: the case of Ecuador during the presidency of Rafael Correa
Person:  Mrs. Sarapuu Kylli Work Country: Estonia 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  CORE EXECUTIVE IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE: PLANNING GOVERNMENT WORK IN ESTONIA
Person:  Ms. Trei Mariliis Work Country: Estonia 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  The role of NGO-s in asylum policy-making in Estonia
Person:  Mr. Vass Laszlo Work Country: Hungary 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  The Public Policy Process and the Interests and Actors Around
Panel: The Impact of Behavioral Economics on Policy-Making
Person:  Mr. Lazar Sebastian Work Country: Romania 
Coauthors:  BOGDAN ZUGRAVU
”Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași
Iași, Romania

ADINA DORNEAN
”Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași
Iași, Romania


Paper:  Taxes and general public services. An empirical investigation
Panel: Management and Leadership in the Public Sector
Person:  Ms. Morawska Sylwia Work Country: Poland 
Coauthors:  dr Przemysław Banasik
Paper:  The networking of the justice system – the desired model of leadership
Person:  Mr. Saqib Naqibullah Work Country: Afghanistan 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Effective and Challenges of Public administration in Afghanistan
Person:  Mr. Saqib Naqibullah Work Country: Afghanistan 
Coauthors: 
Paper:  Punishment of Intellectual property Rights in Afghanistan