Working with the State: Exploring Interagency Collaboration within a Federalist System

Mullin, Megan; Daley, Dorothy M.
October 2010
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Oct2010, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p757
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which investigates the determinants of subnational vertical association in two settings such as the collected institutions with parallel missions and institutions with divided, however extending missions. The study examine the data from an authentic survey of local public health departments in Wisconsin and from other resources by estimating models that predict local integration with state agencies within and throughout issue boundaries. Result indicates that management techniques especially performance assessments that are connected to collaborative attempts are the strongest determinant of integration throughout levels of government.


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