Publications

Using behavioural science to improve how governments make decisions
Behavioural Government cover
Published: 11th July 2018
Governments are increasingly using behavioural insights to design, enhance and reassess their policies and services.
Authors: Michael Hallsworth, Mark Egan, Jill Rutter, Julian McCrae
Published: 5th June 2018
Government can improve the way it uses academic evidence and expertise in forming policy.
A discussion paper
Cover of accountability discussion paper
Published: 23rd April 2018
The UK’s system of accountability isn’t keeping up with the realities of modern government.
Professionalising Whitehall cover
Published: 7th September 2017
The Government must professionalise Whitehall to meet the complex challenges it now faces.
Authors: Julian McCrae, Dr Jen Gold
A survey of the relationships between public bodies and government departments
Published: 27th July 2017
Assessing the relationship between public bodies and government departments.
Authors: Daniel Thornton, Susanna Smith, Emma Maloney
International Civil Service Effectiveness (InCiSE) Index 2017
Published: 6th July 2017
Helping civil services learn from each other and discover how well their civil services are functioning
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Improving the management of digital government cover
Published: 21st June 2017
Progress on digital government is ‘painfully slow’
commercial cover
Published: 8th February 2017
Despite recent improvements, attempts to better manage public service contracts risk failing.
Authors: Tom Gash
tax cover
Published: 16th January 2017
The Government must change the way it makes tax and budget decisions.
Authors: Jill Rutter, Bill Dodwell, Paul Johnson, George Crozier, John Cullinane, Dr Alice Lilly , Euan McCarthy
Whitehall's financial management reform
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Published: 7th December 2016
HM Treasury's Financial Management Review has already delivered significant results.
Authors: Julian McCrae, Adam Boon, Josh Harris, George Miller

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