Problems on the Potomac: How Relocation Policies for Presidential Appointees Can Help Win the Talent War

Light, P.C. & Plowfield, C.M.
The Presidential Appointee Initiative, The Brookings Institution,

Attracting the most talented citizens to public service has been a challenge for America's leaders since the inception of our nation. The recruiting challenges facing America's
presidents have intensified. These problems were evident in a survey of civic and corporate leaders conducted in the fall of 2000 by Princeton Survey Research Associates on behalf of the Brookings Institution's Presidential Appointee Initiative.

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