The role of government, particularly at the state and local levels, has evolved dramatically over recent years. In Making Government Work, a bipartisan collection of the nation's most innovative governors and big city mayors describe how they make government more efficient and effective. From welfare to clean water, these original essays discuss a wide variety of issues and propose progressive solutions that will influence the thinking of all Americans interested in politics.
Paul J. Andrisani is director of the Center for Labor and Human Resource Studies and codirector of the Privatization Research Center at Temple University, where he is also professor of management in the School of Business and Management. Simon Hakim is professor of economics and codirector of the Privatization Research Center at Temple University. Eva M. Leeds is a visiting assistant professor at Moravian College and is the author of several articles on housing finance and privatization.