KPM Center for Public Management

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Professor Fritz Sager is a political scientist specialized in administrative studies and theory, policy research and evaluation, organizational analysis, and Swiss politics. His research has been published, among other places, in the Public Administration Review, Governance, Public Administration, Policy & Politics, Political Studies, West European Politics, the Journal of Urban Affairs, the American Journal of Evaluation, Public Money & Management, Evaluation, and the Swiss Political Science Review. In 2009 he won the Marshall E. Dimock Award for the best lead article in the annual Public Administration Review, and in 2013, the Highly Commended Award at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence. Sager currently directs two projects sponsored by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF): “Capital City Dynamics“ and “The Use of Evaluative Evidence in Direct Democratic Campaigns“. Prof. Dr. Fritz Sager takes a one-year sabbatical from August 2019 to June 2020. During the academic year 2019/2020 he will carry out research as a Visiting Scholar at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University and as a Democracy Visiting Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation der Harvard Kennedy School  in Cambridge, MA.