A paper by UVA’s Miller Center Director and CEO William Antholis and Center for Presidential Transition Director David Marchick featuring lessons learned from previous transitions that occurred during political and economic crises.

Preparing for the enormous responsibility of running the federal government is the most important job for any presidential candidate.

A framework developed by the Partnership for Public Service and PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC), which describes the entities and relationships that a president has available to implement policy and manage the government enterprise. The report depicts the White House offices, key personnel, policy and management councils and the role of the Office of Management and Budget as the key to the center of government design and operation.

A matrix that oulines the pros and cons of having the White House vs. Cabinet Secretary decide appointments. Examples include: Hillary Clinton, Steven Chu, and Jimmy Carter.