Iztok Rakar is an assistant professor of public administration at the Faculty of Administration of the University of Ljubljana. He gained his PhD at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana. His research work focuses on local self-government, the organization and functioning of state administration and administrative procedural law. He cooperates with the Ministry of Public Administration of the Republic of Slovenia as a trainer of public employees, examinator of the state professional exams and member of select commissions for employment of top civil servants.
He is also a Slovenian titular member of the Group of Independent Experts on the European Charter of Local Self-Government by the Council of Europe and principal of the European Institute of Administration at the Faculty of Administration. His bibliography is available here.
In the DANUBE: Law and Economics Review, he is going to publish a paper Public Participation as a Means for Enhancing Democratic Legitimacy in Rulemaking – A Comparative Analysis. Coming soon!