The AAPA Award Committee (composed of all members of the Board of Directors) chose the following presenters for the 2017 Best Conference Paper Awards at the 2017 AAPA Annual Conference in Astana, Kazakhstan on April 14, 2017.
They are as follows:
Best Conference Paper Award for Scholars
Civil Service Reform in Kazakhstan: trajectory to the thirty most developed countries? – Saltanat Janenova and Colin Knox
Social control of public service delivery: structure alternatives, transaction costs and non-governmental influence – Evgeny Kapoguzov
Best Conference Paper Award for Graduate Students
Organizational culture change within the scope of Kazakhstani civil service development – Ainur Zharkeshova
Evaluating the effectiveness of increasing tobacco price – Youngjik Kim, Gidug Jung (and Rosa Min Hyo Cho)