State Capacity Project/Texas - Christopher King and Daniel O'Shea

State Capacity Project - Texas

Principal Investigator:

Christopher King and Daniel O'Shea


Kellogg Foundation

Research Partners:

Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York (SUNY) - Albany, and Field Associates in 20 states

Project Duration:

1998 - 2000


The national study, directed by Dr. Richard P. Nathan and Thomas L. Gais of the Rockefeller Institute at SUNY-Albany, explored welfare and workforce devolution and the capacity of states and localities for taking on new roles. Researchers at the Ray Marshall Center conducted the Texas portion of this research and a pilot of the workforce devolution portion of the study.

Reports Available:

Implementing the Personal Responsibility Act of 1996: A First Look
Authors: Richard P. Nathan and Thomas L. Gais
Date: 1999
Publication Type and Availability: Book. 80pp. Available from SUNY-Albany's Rockefeller Institute of Government.

Ray Marshall Center

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