EIPA event

Online Conference: International Benchmarking Study: Public Sector Performance 2022 Edition

2 February 2023
- 3 February 2023
Live-stream

About the conference

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In search for practices which lead to excellent performance, EIPA and the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations of the Netherlands have performed a study to evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, statisfaction and trust of citizens, enterprises and other relevant stakeholders regarding available products, services, provisions and outcomes in ten policy areas in 35 countries, with a longitudinal perspective.

During the conference, the results of the in-depth analysis of the first four policy areas (public administration, education, housing and social safety) by the EIPA team and external experts in 2022 will be shared. The best practices and trends in four domains will be presented by external experts.

You can register for the full conference (online) below or register for each chapter separately.

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We will evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, satisfaction and trust of citizens, enterprises and other relevant stakeholders regarding available products, services, provisions and outcomes in ten policy areas in 35 countries, with a longitudinal perspective.

The EIPA benchmarking study covering the 2022 to 2025 period examines the performance of the public sector in: 27 European Union Member States plus the United Kingdom, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. The study includes separate chapters on the following policy areas:

  • Public administration
  • Education
  • Housing
  • Social Safety
  • Economy, Infrastructure and Science, Technology and Innovation
  • Social Security, Employment, Income and Wealth
  • Environmental Protection and Climate Change
  • Health,
  • Sports, culture & participation
  • The 10th cluster will cover additional research topics.

The study is funded and supported by the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations of the Netherlands.

Topics and speakers

Welcome and Opening

Welcome by:
Marco Ongaro, Director-General, EIPA
Frans van Dongen, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations of the Netherlands

Objectives, substudies, work and first findings

Iwona Karwot: Senior Lecturer and Project Leader, EIPA

Part I: Public Administration

Christoph Klika: Senior lecturer and Project Leader, EIPA

Monica Brezzi: Head of Division, Governance Indicators and Performance OECD Directorate for Public Governance (tbc)

Alina Mungiu-Pippidi: Professor of Democracy Studies focusing on anti-corruption policy and good governance

Conor Das-Doyle: Policy Analyst, Governance Indicators and Performance OECD Directorate for Public Governance

Frits van der Meer: Professor by special appointment Comparative Public Sector & Civil Service Reform

Miranda Lovell-Prescod: Researcher, Public Policy Evaluation and Impact Asssesment, EIPA

Paolo Giovanetti: Research assistant, Quantitative research, Data Analysis, Project Coordination, EIPA

 

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Part II: Education

Tommaso Agasisti and Marta Cannistrà (Politecnico di Milano)

Kristof de Witte and Giovanna D’Inverno (KU-Leuven)

Kaire Põder: Professor in economics with expertise on quality of education

Selina McCoy: Professor of Sociology and expert in educational inequality and inclusive education

Maria C. Silva: Professor at Católica Porto Business School specialized in efficiency analysis through DEA and education and school benchmarking

Luka Boeskens: Policy Analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills

Marc Vermeulen: Professor of educational sociology at Tilburg University specialized in the education system and its relationship with adjacent social and economic systems

Trudie Schils: Full professor in economics of education at Maastricht University

 

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Part III: Housing

Kees Dol, Pieter Kranenborg and Sander ten Hove (RIGO Research and Advice)

Catherine Comer: Principal Officer, Private Rental Market Division, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage of the Republic of Ireland

Alan Smyth: Assistant Principal at Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage in Ireland

Klára Horzinková: Director Regional and Housing Policy Strategy and Analysis Department at the Ministry for Regional Development of the Czech Republic

Stepan Ripka: Head of Unit, Department of Strategy and Analysis of Regional and Housing Policy at the Ministry for Regional Development of the Czech Republic.

Jeske de Lint: Head of Rental Policy at the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations of the Netherlands

Marja Elsinga: Professor of Housing Institutions & Governance at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at Tu Delft

Sorcha Edwards: Secretary General of Housing Europe

Dirk Brounen: Professor at Tilburg University focusing on the international real estate markets

 

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Part IV: Social Safety

Lorenzo Pasculli: Department of Security and Crime Science, University College London

Toine Dam: Project leader at ICTU

Shane Johnson: Director at Dawes Centre for Future Crime at UCL, Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science Finland

Stefano Caneppele: Associate Professor at the University of Lausanne

Christine Burkhardt: PhD candidate in Criminology at the University of Lausanne, School of Criminal Justice

Ernesto Savona: Professor of Criminology at Università Cattolica of Milan and University of Palermo and director of Transcrime

Heidi Mork Lomell: Professor at Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law at the University of Oslo and Director of the Nordic Council of Crime Prevention

 

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More information

Thursday 2 February 2023

9.00Opening of the online conference

Marco Ongaro, Director-General, EIPA
Frans Van Dongen, Programme Manager Public Performance, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations of the Netherlands

 9.20

Public Sector Performance Benchmarking study 2022 – 2025: objectives, sub-studies, work and first findings  

Iwona Karwot, Senior Lecturer and Project Leader, EIPA

Part I: Public Administration Chapter
9.40Setting the scene

Christoph Klika, Senior Lecturer and Project Leader EPSA, EIPA

9.45Public administration performance in 35 countries: presentation of study results

Christoph Klika, Miranda Lovell-Prescod and Paolo Giovanetti (EIPA)

10.15Questions and answers from the audience
10.30Coffee Break
11.00Best Practices in public administration performance:

  • Good governance, corruption and public sector integrity
    Alina Mungiu-Pippidi
    Professor of Democracy Studies focusing on anti-corruption policy and good governance
  • Drivers of trust in public institutions in OECD countries
    Monica Brezzi
    Head of Division, Govervance Indicators and Performance OECD Directorate for Public Governance
11.45Questions and answers from the audience
12.00Expert’s panel – what’s working and what’s not working and why? What solutions could we find to improve performance of public administration? Recommendations

  • Christoph Klika (as moderator)
  • Frits van der Meer
    Professor by special appointment Comparative Public Sector & Civil Service Reform
  • Conor Das-Doyle
    Policy Analyst, Governance Indicators and Performance OECD Directorate for Public Governance
  • Alina Mungiu-Pippidi
12.45Questions and answers from the audience
13.00Conclusions – moderator
13.10Lunch Break
 


Part II: Education chapter

14.10

Setting the scene

Marc Vermeulen, Professor of educational sociology at Tilburg University specialized in the education system and its relationship with adjacent social and economic systems

14.15Performance of education in 35 countries: presentation of study results

Kristof De Witte, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) at Maastricht University on behalf of the entire team of authors of the chapter, including:

Tommaso Agasisti, Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Marta Cannistrà, Politecnico di Milano
Giovanna D’Inverno, University of Pisa

14.45Questions and answers from the audience
15.00


Coffee Break

15.30Best practices and trends in education performance:

  • Estonia: showing increasing PISA test scores and is able to deliver high quality education in an efficient way
    Kaire Põder
    Professor in economics with expertise on quality of education
  • Ireland: the highest scoring country in terms of efficiency
    Selina McCoy
    Professor of Sociology and expert in educational inequality and inclusive education in Portugal: one of the high performers in the field of education
  • Portugal: one of the high performers in the field of education
    Maria C. Silva
    Professor at Católica Porto Business School specialized in efficiency analysis through DEA and education and school benchmarking
16.15Questions and answers from the audience
16.30Expert’s panel – what’s working and what’s not working and why? What solutions could we find to improve performance of public administration in education ? Recommendations

  • Marc Vermeulen (as moderator)
    Professor of educational sociology at Tilburg University specialized in the education system and its relationship with adjacent social and economic systems.
  • Luka Boeskens
    Policy analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills
  • Trudie Schils
    Full professor in economics of education at Maastricht University
  • Kaire Põder
  • Maria C.Silva
17.15Questions and answers from the audience
17.30Conclusions – moderator
17.40End of the first day

 

Friday 3 February 2023

9.00Opening of the second day of the online conference

Iwona Karwot, Senior Lecturer and Project Leader, EIPA

9.05Setting the scene

Marja Elsinga – Professor of Housing Institutions & Governance at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at TU Delft

 

Part III: Housing Chapter

9.15

Public performance of housing policies in 35 countries: presentation of study results

Kees Dol, Pieter Kranenborg and Sander ten Hove (RIGO Research and Advice)

9.45Questions and answers from the audience
10.00Best practices and trends in public housing policies:

  • Ireland: Rent Regulation in Major Cities and Cost Rental for Middle Income Households
    Catherine Comer
    Principal Officer, Private Rental Market Division, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage of the Republic of Ireland
    Alan Smyth
    Assistant Principal, Affordable Purchase and Cost Rental unit, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage of the Republic of Ireland
  • Czech Republic: EU Funding and Hybrid Public Private Partnership for Affordable Housing
    Klára Horzinková
    Director Regional and Housing Policy Strategy and Analysis Department at the Ministry for Regional Development of the Czech Republic
    Štěpán Ripka
    Head of unit, Department of Strategy and Analysis of Regional and Housing Policyat the Ministry for Regional Development of the Czech Republic
  • The Netherlands: Regulation of the Private Rental Sector and Construction Support Program
    Jeske de Lint
    Head of Rental Policy at the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations of the Netherlands
10.45Questions and answers from the audience
11.00Coffee Break
11.30Expert’s panel – what’s working and what’s not working and why? What solutions could we find to improve performance of public performance in housing? Recommendations

  • Marja Elsinga (as moderator)
    Professor of Housing Institutions & Governance at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at TU Delft
  • Sorcha Edwards
    Secretary General of Housing Europe
  • Dirk Brounen
    Professor at Tilburg University focusing on the international real estate markets
  • Klára Horzinková & Štěpán Ripka
    Ministry of Regional Development, Czech Republic
  • Catherine Comer & Alan Smyth
    Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Ireland
  • Jeske de Lint
    Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations of the Netherlands
  • Kees Dol
    RIGO research
12.15Questions and answers from the audience
12.30Conclusions – moderator
12.40Lunch Break
 Part IV: Social Safety Chapter
13.40Setting the scene

Ernesto Savona, Professor of Criminology at Università Cattolica of Milan and University of Palermo and director of Transcrime

13.45Public performance of social safety policies in 35 countries: presentation of study results

Lorenzo Pasculli, Department of Security and Crime Science, University College London

14.15Questions and answers from the audience
14.30Best practices of social safety policies:

  • The Netherlands: Sight on undermining crime. Using data to detect patterns of undermining crime
    Toine Dam
    Project leader at ICTU
  • Researching, anticipating, and preventing future crimes
    Shane Johnson
    Director at Dawes Centre for Future Crime at UCL, Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science Finland
  • Perceptions of safety and trust in the local police in Switzerland
    Stefano Caneppele
    Associate Professor at the University of Lausanne, School of Criminal Justice
    Christine Burkhardt
    PhD candidate in Criminology at the University of Lausanne, School of Criminal Justice
15.15Questions and answers from the audience
15.30Coffee Break
16.00Expert’s panel – what’s working and what’s not working and why? What solutions could we find to improve performance of public performance of social safety? Recommendations

  • Ernesto Savona (as moderator)
    Professor of Criminology at Università Cattolica of Milan and University of Palermo and director of Transcrime
  • Stefano Caneppele
  • Toine Dam
  • Shane Johnson
  • Heidi Mork Lomell
    Professor at Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law at the University of Oslo and Director of the Nordic Council of Crime Prevention
16.45Questions and answers from the audience
17.00Conclusions – moderator
 Part IV: Future steps and closure
17.10Next steps: study topics for the upcoming years (Iwona Karwot)
17.20Closing statement by Marco Ongaro (DG at EIPA)
17.30End of conference

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