Public Administration and Development

(The median citation count of Public Administration and Development is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Urban renewal as policy innovation in China: From growth stimulation to sustainable development39
The COVID‐19 pandemic: Time for a universal basic income?27
Recontextualizing street‐level bureaucracy in the developing world23
Cross the river by feeling the stones: How did nonlocal grassroots nonprofits overcome administrative barriers to provide quick responses to COVID‐19?12
Public administration, context and innovation: A framework of analysis11
Policy improvisation: How frontline workers cope with public service gaps in developing countries—The case of Mexico's Prospera program11
All‐of‐government response to the COVID‐19 pandemic: The case of Vietnam11
The impact of public sector accounting reform on corruption: Causal evidence from subnational Indonesia11
Street‐level bureaucrats in a relational state: The case of Bougainville10
Towards virtuous and ethical organisational performance in the context of corruption: A case study in the public sector10
The institutionalization and effectiveness of transnational policy transfer: The China–Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park as a case study9
When street‐level implementation meets systemic corruption8
How does policy innovation diffuse among Chinese local governments? A qualitative comparative analysis of River Chief Innovation8
‘Post‐NPM’ by force or fiat? A comparison of administrative reform trajectories in Brazil and Mexico18
The politicization of civil service recruitment and promotion in Vietnam7
Decentralized governance and collective action dilemma: Sub‐national governments' responses to COVID‐19 in China7
Can service providing NGOs build democracy? Five contingent features7
Fifty years of capacity building: Taking stock and moving research forward17
Discretion on the frontlines of the implementation of the Ghana School Feeding Programme: Street‐Level Bureaucrats adapting to austerity in northern Ghana7
Open government and the right to information: Implications for transparency and accountability in Asia7
Do visiting monks give better sermons? “Street‐level bureaucrats from higher‐up” in targeted poverty alleviation in China7
Isomorphic dynamics in national action plans on antimicrobial resistance7
Localisation of the Sustainable Development Goals in an emerging nation7
Civil society and democratization: The role of service‐providing organizations amid closing civic spaces6
Local response to the COVID‐19 pandemic: The case of Nepal6
Context and innovation in traditional bureaucracies: A Hong Kong study6
The forms of decommodification and (de)familisation measures during COVID‐19: What is the impact on female's welfare?6
“Fairness” in an unequal society: Welfare workers, labor inspectors and the embedded moralities of street‐level bureaucracy in Argentina5
Social conflict on the front lines of reform: Institutional activism and girls' education in rural India5
Decentralization: A handicap in fighting the COVID‐19 pandemic? The response of the regional governments in Spain5
Interpreting lived experiences: The dilemmas of public sector leaders4
Accountability and transparency in emerging countries: Governance, democratic currents and change4
From women for women: The role of social media in online nonprofit activities during Wuhan lockdown4
Public service ethics, values and spirituality in developing and transitional countries: Challenges and opportunities4
Entrepreneurship‐driven public management reforms in Southeast Asia: Critical implications for public accountability4
New developments at Public Administration and Development4
The role of local governments in South Korea's COVID‐19 response4
Fiscal decentralization, intergovernmental mobility, and the innovativeness of local governments' policy response in COVID‐19: Evidence from China4
Capturing South Africa's developmental state: State‐society relations and responses to state capture4
A glimpse of light in darkness: Performance‐based accountability in Bangladesh public administration4
Domestic resource mobilisation strategies of national non‐governmental organisations in Ghana4
Barriers to transparency in Bhutan's public administration: A new typology of opacity3
Perceptions of bribery in Papua New Guinea’s public sector: Agency and structural influences3
Subnational government responses to the Covid‐19 pandemic: Expectations, realities and lessons for the future3
Pre‐requisites for infrastructure public‐private partnerships in oil‐exporting countries: The case of Saudi Arabia3
Relationship between public sector reforms and culture: The implementation of NPM‐related performance management reforms in a collectivist and risk averse culture3
A note on pursuing work on street‐level bureaucracy in developing and transitional countries3
What we hoped for and what we achieved: Tax performance of Semi‐Autonomous Revenue Authorities in sub‐Saharan Africa2
Hybridisation of institutional logics and civil society organisations' advocacy in Kenya2
The impacts of marketization on international aid: Transforming relationships among USAID vendors2
Public administration: Context and innovation2
The case for metagovernance: The promises and pitfalls of multisectoral nutrition service delivery structures in low‐ and middle‐income countries2
Uncoordinated federalism: Subnational response to the pandemic crisis in Mexico2
“Nobody wants to be a dead hero”: Coping with precarity at the frontlines of the Brazilian and Mexican pandemic response2
Land market misallocation, regional integration, and economic growth: Evidence from the Yangtze River Delta Region, China2
A review of the unintended gender effects of international development efforts1
Governance response during COVID‐19 and political affirmative action: Evidence from local governments in India1
Collective sensemaking within institutions: Control of the COVID‐19 epidemic in Vietnam1
The perpetuation of bribery–prone relationships: A study from Vietnamese public officials1
Handling in the frontline: A case study of “whistle gathering” in Beijing1
Measuring and explaining fiscal de/centralization: Empirical evidence from Ethiopia, 1995–20201
Fiscal self‐sufficiency, debt policy, and long‐term sustainability in China's emerging local bond market1
Welfare state and the social economy in compressed development: Self‐sufficiency organizations in South Korea1
Understanding success in micro‐enterprise development: Dimensions and misconceptions1
Sustainable development goals and good governance nexus: Implementation challenges in central Asia1
Micro models of COVID 19 pandemic governance: Reflections on the strategies taken by two states in India1
Auditing as a tool of government accountability? Exploring divergent causal mechanisms through three Honduran cases1
Indulgent citizens: Bribery in Mexico's bureaucratic procedures1
The perils of a bureaucratic fad in Africa: Examining the effects of the agencification of the state apparatus in Gabon1
Unpacking ‘public silence’: Civil society activism under authoritarian rule in Ethiopia1
COVID‐19 vaccine equity in doldrums: Good governance deficits1
How perceived risks in interorganizational collaboration shape disaster response strategies1
Self‐organization's responses to the COVID‐19 pandemic in China1
Personal privacy VS. public safety: A hybrid model of the use of smart city solutions in fighting the COVID‐19 pandemic in Moscow1
The role of demonstration projects as policy instruments in the development of nonprofit organizations: Beyond instrumentality1
Re‐examining the link between collaborative interorganisational relationships and synergistic outcomes in public–private partnerships: Insights from the Punjab Education Foundation's school partnershi1
Civil society organizations and the prevention of mass atrocities: Perspectives from south Sudan1
Democratization from below: Civil society in Tajikistan1
Lessons from Brazil's unsuccessful fiscal decentralization policy to fight COVID‐191
Revisiting the role of civic organizations in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan: Confidence, membership, and democratic practice1