Session

Open Session


The NISPAcee Annual Conference Open Session calls for papers that cover topics beyond the conference's central theme and the working groups. The Open Session aims to include a wide array of potential contributors to accommodate the varied interests of Public Administration and Policy scholars, experts, and practitioners. The goal is to have an in-depth discussion of the papers and a mutually beneficial exchange between the authors.

REPORT

Open Sessions relied on the active contribution and synergy of the participants.

The NISPAcee Annual Conference Open Session covered topics beyond the conference's central theme and the working groups. The Open Session included a wide array of potential contributors to accommodate the varied interests of Public Administration and Policy scholars, experts, and practitioners. In-depth discussion of the papers and a mutually beneficial exchange between the authors took a place.

Coordinators



Maja Klun

Faculty of Public Administration, University of Ljubljana

maja.klun@fu.uni-lj.si


Professor Maja Klun started her career at state administration and her academic career in 1994. The Government appointed her as a member of the Government Group for Development of Performance-Oriented Budgeting for the period 2005-2007. In 2007, she has been a contracting partner in the government activities in the field of better regulation, especially in the measurement of administrative costs. From 2009-2013 she was Member of the Government Strategic Group for public sector. 

Her main research fields are public sector economics and public finance. She took an active part in several national and international research projects from this field.



Gábor Tamás Molnár

Assistant professor at the Department of Public Policy at Corvinus (Hungary), also acting as coordinator for the MSc in Public Policy and Management program. gabortamas.molnar@uni-corvinus.hu


Gábor Tamás Molnár studied political science and economics at Corvinus University of Budapest where he obtained his PhD in Political Sciences in 2023. He is an assistant professor at the Department of Public Policy at Corvinus, also acting as coordinator for the MSc in Public Policy and Management program. His main areas of teaching are social science methodology, institutional economics, public economics, public choice, and public financial management.

His PhD portfolio consists of journal articles drawn from two recent research projects: one on the institutionalization of professional associations and a COST Action on The Professionalization and Social Impact of European Political Science. His current research foci include policy advice, robust governance, policy compliance, and the institutionalization and public policy roles of the political science community.


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