Political Order and Political Decay

Political Order and Political Decay
  • January 15, 2015 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Hoover Institution
1399 New York Avenue NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005

Please join the Administrative Conference, the Hoover Institution and Stanford Law School for this panel session entitled "Political Order and Political Decay."

Event Agenda

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

  • Welcome and Introduction (David Davenport, Hoover Institution)
  • Opening Remarks about Political Decay of American Political Institutions* (Francis Fukuyama)
  • Lunch

​1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 

  • Political Structure Issues (“vetocracy”, etc.)
  • Max Stier (Partnership for Public Service), Moderator
  • Barry Weingast (Hoover Institution, Stanford Political Science) and Michael Asimow (Stanford Law), Respondents 
  • [questions from audience]
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
  • Quality of Government Issues (civil service and professionalism)
  • Funmi Olorunnipa (ACUS), Moderator
  • John DiIullio (UPenn) and Don Kettl (UMd), Respondents
  • [questions from audience]
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. 
  • Closing Remarks (Francis Fukuyama and Paul Verkuil, ACUS)
4:00 p.m. Adjourn


* See also the American Interest, Dec. 8, 2013


January 15, 2015 - 12:00 pm EST


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