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Paul Light Briefing Luncheon

Monday, July 14, 2014
12:00 PM - 01:15 PM

NYU Washington DC
1307 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Weissberg Seminar Room - B209

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Paul C. Light to present new research on why government fails in a press briefing.

NYU Wagner professor Paul C. Light will present his new Brookings Institution research paper on recent government failures such as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, the 2008 financial collapse,, and the Veterans Affairs wait list scandal. Titled “A Cascade of Failures: Why Government Fails, and How to Stop It,” the paper examines the contributors to 41 highly visible failures since 2001, and offers recommendations for increasing the odds of success.