Top Scholars in PA series: Performance management by prof. Geert Bouckaert

Prof. Dr. Geert Bouckaert, President of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), professor and former director of the Public Governance Institute of the Catholic University Leuven, Belgium. Prof. Bouckaert is one of the most distinguished scholar and a key researcher of Comparative Public Management as well as Performance Management studies, he (co)authored several ones of the most-cited academic contributions of the field.

He specialises in  performance management in the government, financial management and trust.

His current research focus on:

- Implementation of the policy and management cycle in local governance 

- Administrative and judical trust

- Local benchmarking methods

- Monitoring administrative power

He is a lecturer of:

- Policy design and strategy

- Financial management in the government

- Comparative public management

Some of his recent publications:

Van Dooren W., Bouckaert G., Halligan J. 2015. Performance management in the public sector. Routledge masters in public management. Routledge (London)

Bleyen P., Lombaert S., Bouckaert G. 2015. Measurement, incorporation and use of performance information in the budget. Society and Economy. vol.37 (3) , pp. 331-355

Pollitt C., Bouckaert G. ( (2011, 3d expanded ed.) Public Management Reform, A Comparative Analysis - NPM, Governance and the Neo-Weberian State Oxford University Press, Oxford, 367 p


Schedule of Prof. Bouckaert's lectures




22nd February 2017 (Wednesday)

17:20 - 18:50

Sóház/Salthouse II. Lecture Hall

Defining performance

23rd February 2017 (Thursday)

13:40 - 15:10


Measuring performance

24th February 2017 (Friday)

13:40 - 15:10


Using Performance


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