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Jitinder Kohli Archives

A Results-First Approach to Cost Reduction

Without a serious evaluation of program effectiveness, politics tend to dictate important budget decisions, and arguments over stakeholder interests and political palatability drown out important questions of real-world impact.

By Jitinder Kohli and John Griffith | Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Federal Executive Ranks Get Ready for Reform

Jitinder Kohli reviews Office of Management and Budget and Office of Personnel Management reforms in SES career development, management, and recruitment.

By Jitinder Kohli | Friday, February 18, 2011

“What Works” Budgeting

The Obama administration should adopt the “Reviewing What Works” process for evaluating program effectiveness, write Jitinder Kohli and John Griffith.

By Jitinder Kohli and John Griffith | Thursday, February 17, 2011

Community Program in Crosshairs Must Target Performance

Donna Cooper and Jitinder Kohli discuss how this embattled program that offers opportunity to less fortunate Americans can bridge political divides by improving performance.

By Donna Cooper and Jitinder Kohli | Friday, February 11, 2011

The Secret to Programs that Work

book_alt2 icon Report Jitinder Kohli, William D. Eggers, and John Griffith lay out a system for designing and evaluating effective government programs.

By Jitinder Kohli, William D. Eggers, and John Griffith | Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Concentrating on U.S. Competitiveness

play_alt icon Video Jitinder Kohli discusses how to enhance U.S. competitiveness.

By Jitinder Kohli | Monday, January 31, 2011

A Win-Win on Regulatory Reform

Jitinder Kohli sets out five lessons for the Obama administration from his experience working on similar reforms in Britain.

By Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The Innovation Imperative

Jitinder Kohli examines ways that the leaders of federal agencies and departments can stretch tight budgets imaginatively and provocatively.

By Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, December 22, 2010

A Step Forward: Government Performance Reform Passes the House

Jitinder Kohli and John Griffith praise the House’s passage today of a bipartisan government performance bill that now makes its way to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law.

By Jitinder Kohli and John Griffith | Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Making Headway

The House of Representatives should swiftly pass critical government performance reform, write Jitinder Kohli and John Griffith.

By Jitinder Kohli and John Griffith | Friday, December 17, 2010

A Focus on Competitiveness

book_alt2 icon Report Report from John Podesta, Sarah Rosen Wartell, and Jitinder Kohli outlines a framework for making the United States more economically competitive.

By John Podesta, Sarah Rosen Wartell, and Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, December 1, 2010

What’s the Best Way to Promote Our Future Competitiveness?

CAP's Executive Vice President Sarah Rosen Wartell and Senior Fellow Jitinder Kohli introduce the Center's new blog on promoting the United States's economic competitiveness.

By Sarah Rosen Wartell and Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Financing What Works: Social Impact Bonds Hold Promise

Jitinder Kohli describes an experimental program working with prisoners in Peterborough, England, that could transform government finance around the world.

By Jitinder Kohli | Thursday, November 18, 2010

Whose Job Is It, Anyway, to Identify the Best New Ideas in Government?

Federal agencies should establish institutes to help sort through new ideas that are likely to work from those that aren’t, write Jitinder Kohli and John Griffith.

By Jitinder Kohli and John Griffith | Thursday, November 4, 2010

Setting Goals for Government: The Senate Can Deliver This Fall

Senior staffers who worked on government performance issues from the Reagan, Clinton, and both Bush administrations, along with CAP Senior Fellow Jitinder Kohli, explain why the Senate should embrace a bill to improve government performance.

By Jonathan D. Breul, John Kamensky, Jitinder Kohli, and Robert J. Shea | Friday, September 17, 2010