Executive policymaking : the role of the OMB in the presidency /

"The contributors take a deep look into the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), one of the federal government's most important and powerful agencies. It's also one of the least-known government agencies among the general public. The book describes why the office is so important and...

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Other Authors: Bose, Meenekshi, 1970- (Editor), Rudalevige, Andrew, 1968- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2020]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / The Honorable Jacob J. Lew
  • Introduction: Challenges and Opportunities for OMB Leadership in U.S. Policymaking Today / The Honorable Jacob J. Lew
  • Understanding OMB's Role in Presidential Policymaking / Meena Bose
  • Part I: OMB and the Budget Process
  • OMB, the Presidency, and the Federal Budget / James P. Pfiffner
  • The Office of Management and Budget and the Congressional Budget Process: The View from Capitol Hill / Molly E. Reynolds
  • The President's Budget Powers in the Trump Era / Eloise Pasachoff
  • Part II: Central Clearance
  • OMB's Role Inside the White House / Martha B. Coven
  • Projects Worth the Price: OMB and the Central Clearance of Legislation and Executive Orders / Andrew Rudalevige
  • Learning from Failure: A "Failure CV" for the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs / Rachel Augustine Potter
  • Part III: OMB-Managing the Bureaucracy (and Itself)
  • OMB in Its Management Role: Evidence from Surveys of Federal Executives / David E. Lewis, Mark D. Richardson, Eric Rosenthal
  • State of the Agency: Internal Developments at OMB / Geovette E. Washington, Thomas E. Hitter
  • Guarding the Emperor's New Clothes: OMB, the Presidency, and the "Problem" of Neutral Competence in the Era of Trump / Matthew J. Dickinson
  • Conclusion: OMB and Presidential Transitions: Building a More Effective Government through a Transformed Office of Management and Budget / Kristine Simmons, Peter Kamocsai
  • Appendix: BOB/OMB Directors 1921-2020.