Public Administration and Development

(The TQCC of Public Administration and Development is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Urban renewal as policy innovation in China: From growth stimulation to sustainable development28
The COVID‐19 pandemic: Time for a universal basic income?21
Corporate policy entrepreneurship and cross‐boundary strategies: How a private corporation champions mobile healthcare payment innovation in China?18
The importance of policy entrepreneurs in developing countries: A systematic review and future research agenda14
Policy entrepreneurship and institutional change: Who, how, and why?12
Recontextualizing street‐level bureaucracy in the developing world11
All‐of‐government response to the COVID‐19 pandemic: The case of Vietnam10
Administrative leaders as institutional entrepreneurs in developing countries: A study of the development and institutionalization of performance management in Ghana's public service10
Reluctant policy innovation through profit concession and informality tolerance: A strategic relational view of policy entrepreneurship in China's urban redevelopment10
Towards virtuous and ethical organisational performance in the context of corruption: A case study in the public sector9
Public administration, context and innovation: A framework of analysis8
Cross the river by feeling the stones: How did nonlocal grassroots nonprofits overcome administrative barriers to provide quick responses to COVID‐19?8
The impact of public sector accounting reform on corruption: Causal evidence from subnational Indonesia8
Combatting corruption in Kazakhstan: A role for ethics commissioners?8
Street‐level bureaucrats in a relational state: The case of Bougainville7
Donors in transition and the future of development cooperation: What do the data from Brazil, India, China, and South Africa reveal?7
The institutionalization and effectiveness of transnational policy transfer: The China–Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park as a case study7
Policy improvisation: How frontline workers cope with public service gaps in developing countries—The case of Mexico's Prospera program7
The politicization of civil service recruitment and promotion in Vietnam6
Decentralization as a strategy of regime maintenance: The case of Yemen6
Do visiting monks give better sermons? “Street‐level bureaucrats from higher‐up” in targeted poverty alleviation in China5
Local response to the COVID‐19 pandemic: The case of Nepal5
The use of mindfulness to promote ethical decision making and behavior: Empirical evidence from the public sector in Thailand5
Alternative South–South development collaboration? The role of China in the Coega Special Economic Zone in South Africa5
Localisation of the Sustainable Development Goals in an emerging nation4
When street‐level implementation meets systemic corruption4
‘Post‐NPM’ by force or fiat? A comparison of administrative reform trajectories in Brazil and Mexico14
Discretion on the frontlines of the implementation of the Ghana School Feeding Programme: Street‐Level Bureaucrats adapting to austerity in northern Ghana4
Do public sector organizations ensure labor ethics? Perspectives from ethics and workplace spirituality in Bangladesh's garment sector4
How does policy innovation diffuse among Chinese local governments? A qualitative comparative analysis of River Chief Innovation4
The role of local governments in South Korea's COVID‐19 response3
Diffusion models over the life cycle of an innovation: A bottom‐up and top‐down synthesis approach3
“Fairness” in an unequal society: Welfare workers, labor inspectors and the embedded moralities of street‐level bureaucracy in Argentina3
Accountability and transparency in emerging countries: Governance, democratic currents and change3
From women for women: The role of social media in online nonprofit activities during Wuhan lockdown3
The governance of China's foreign aid system: Evolution and path dependence3
Can service providing NGOs build democracy? Five contingent features3
Fifty years of capacity building: Taking stock and moving research forward13
Isomorphic dynamics in national action plans on antimicrobial resistance3
Context and innovation in traditional bureaucracies: A Hong Kong study3
Social conflict on the front lines of reform: Institutional activism and girls' education in rural India3
Public service ethics, values and spirituality in developing and transitional countries: Challenges and opportunities3
Entrepreneurship‐driven public management reforms in Southeast Asia: Critical implications for public accountability3
Barriers to transparency in Bhutan's public administration: A new typology of opacity3
Why adaptive management will not save us: Exploring management directives' interaction with practice3