The learning steps from problem definition, stakeholder analysis, options analysis to cost effectiveness will offer the participants a “hands on tools” approach for real situations they deal with. The programme will teach policy analysis from the perspective of: economic and fiscal policy, social and labour market policy, health and education policy and democratization.
The event will take place in Sinaia, in Romania, from 24th to 27th of August 2012. The summer school is designed for local young practitioners, members from political parties, from syndicates and NGOs and the trainers will be Prof. Dr. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Dr. Arntraud Hartmann, Prof. Dr. Jobst Fiedler and Dr. Werner Eichhorst.
Prof. Dr. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi teaches Democratization and Policy Analysis at the Hertie School of Governance since 2007. She studied political science at Harvard University after completing a PhD in Social Psychology in 1995 at the University of Iasi in Romania. She chairs the European Research Centre for Anti-Corruption and State Building Research (www.againstcorruption.eu) and co-directs the EU FP7 five years research project ANTICORRP. She serves as an adviser on issues of anti-corruption to the European Commission DG Home, after having consulted in the past for UNDP, Freedom House, NORAD, DFID and World Bank, among others. She was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard, Stanford, the European University Institute and St. Antony's College of Oxford University, among others. In 1996 she founded the think tank Romanian Academic Society, which has since played an important role in promoting good governance in Romania, and inspired and advised many civil society anti-corruption coalitions in other countries.
Dr. Arntraud Hartmann held numerous Senior Management Positions with the World Bank, such as Director for Southeast European countries and Senior Advisor to the Operations and Policy Department. She was the first Chief of Mission for the World Bank in Romania (1991-1996). She also worked as Senior Research Fellow with the UNICEF Innocenti Center and was a Senior Advisor to the World Commission on the Social Dimensions of Globalization. She is an Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Center, Italy. She is a regular member of the Quality Review Process of IFAD and works as independent consultant for the IMF, the World Bank, IFAD and the GTZ. She holds degrees in law, economics and international relations from Hamburg University, Johns Hopkins University and American University, Washington, DC and Diplomas from the German Development Institute and Harvard University.
Prof. Dr. Jobst Fiedler is Professor of Public and Financial Management and Founding Director of the Executive Master of Public Management at the Hertie School of Governance. After his studies of law, economics and political science, Jobst Fiedler worked as research fellow at the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB); he holds a PhD from the University of Hanover. Beginning in 1980, Fiedler worked in executive positions within the city state of Hamburg and was member of several working groups of the OECD and the EU. In 1996, Jobst Fiedler switched to the private sector and joined Roland Berger Strategy Consultants as managing partner. During his private sector career, Fiedler continued publishing and teaching in the field of public management, a.o. at the University of Potsdam and the Bocconi School of Management in Milan. In 2009, he was visiting professor at the Columbia University of New York, USA.
Dr. Werner Eichhorst studied sociology, political science, psychology and public policy and administration at the universities of Tuebingen and Konstanz where he graduated as Diplom-Verwaltungswissenschaftler in 1995. From 1996 to 1999 he was doctoral and post-doctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. In fall 1998 he received his doctoral degree from the University of Konstanz. From 1999 to 2004 he was project director at the Bertelsmann Foundation, a private think tank in Germany, where he was responsible for comparative analyses of the German labour market and related policy areas ("Benchmarking Germany"). After working with the Institute for Employment Research, IAB, from 2004 to 2005, he joined IZA as Research Associate in July 2005, became Senior Research Associate in February 2006 and Deputy Director of Labour Policy in April 2007.