"Accountability and the Promise of Performance: In Search of the Mechanisms." Prepared for delivery at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, August 28-31, Philadelphia, PA.
Also Presented at Conference of the European Group of Public Administration (EGPA) September 3-6, 2003, Lisbon, Portugal
& Institute of Local Government Seminar, University of Birmingham (UK), June 14, 2004
"Accountability and the Promise of Performance: In Search of the Mechanisms," Public Performance and Management Review (PPMR), 28 (3), March 2005, pp. 376–417