Policy and Politics

(The median citation count of Policy and Politics is 2. 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 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Co-creation: the new kid on the block in public governance71
Co-experience, co-production and co-governance: an ecosystem approach to the analysis of value creation70
A theoretical framework for studying the co-creation of innovative solutions and public value63
Expert knowledge and policymaking: a multi-disciplinary research agenda45
How public leaders can promote public value through co-creation34
Digital platforms for the co-creation of public value28
From policy entrepreneurs to policy entrepreneurship: actors and actions in public policy innovation27
Beyond nudge: advancing the state-of-the-art of behavioural public policy and administration24
Collaborative governance and innovation in public services settings23
Strategic management as an enabler of co-creation in public services21
Why nudge sometimes fails: fatalism and the problem of behaviour change20
New pathways to paradigm change in public policy: combining insights from policy design, mix and feedback20
The politics of intersectional practice: competing concepts of intersectionality18
Growth and gaps: a meta-review of policy diffusion studies in the American states17
A behavioural model of heuristics and biases in frontline policy implementation17
The limits of localism: a decade of disaster on homelessness in England16
Behavioural insights teams in practice: nudge missions and methods on trial15
Policy overreaction styles during manufactured crises15
Polycentric governance and policy advice: lessons from Whitehall policy advisory systems15
Concluding discussion: key themes in the (possible) move to co-production and co-creation in public management13
Emotions and the policy process: enthusiasm, anger and fear12
Conceptualising policy design in the policy process12
Advancing behavioural public policies: in pursuit of a more comprehensive concept11
Fit to govern? Comparing citizen and policymaker perceptions of deliberative democratic innovations11
When do disasters spark transformative policy change and why?10
Transformational change through Public Policy10
How does policy learning take place across a multilevel governance architecture during crises?10
How policymakers employ ethical frames to design and introduce new policies: the case of childhood vaccine mandates in Australia10
Measuring and assessing the effects of collaborative innovation in crime prevention10
Government’s social responsibility, citizen satisfaction and trust9
Making interpretive policy analysis critical and societally relevant: emotions, ethnography and language9
Who are behavioural public policy experts and how are they organised globally?9
How diverse and inclusive are policy process theories?17
What motivates street-level bureaucrats to implement the reforms of elected politicians?7
The neglected politics behind evidence-based policy: shedding light on instrument constituency dynamics7
Policy learning governance: a new perspective on agency across policy learning theories6
Lessons from policy theories for the pursuit of equity in health, education and gender policy6
The impact of direct democracy on policy change: insights from European citizens’ initiatives6
How do media, political and regulatory agendas influence one another in high risk policy issues?6
Evaluating the role of bricolage in US Health Care policy reform6
The dynamic role of governments in adopting policy innovations in China6
Design of services or designing for service? The application of design methodology in public service settings5
Investigating the scientific knowledge–policy interface in EU climate policy5
The implications of COVID-19 for concepts and practices of citizenship5
Analysing the ‘follow the science’ rhetoric of government responses to COVID-194
Policy learning from crises: lessons learned from the Italian food stamp programme4
Successful policy transfer and public sector reform in developing countries4
The role of charitable funding in the provision of public services: the case of the English and Welsh National Health Service4
Copy, paste, legislate, succeed? The effect of policy plagiarism on policy success4
Promoting social goals through economisation? Social investment and the counterintuitive case of homelessness4
How do policy transfer mechanisms influence policy outcomes in the context of authoritarianism in Vietnam?4
Integrating identity in policy design theory4
Improving the political judgement of citizens: why the task environment matters4
Rescaling education policy: central–local relations and the politics of scale in England and Sweden3
An interpretive perspective on co-production in supporting refugee families’ access to childcare in Germany3
Drivers of health policy adoption: a political economy of HIV treatment policy3
The impact of participatory policy formulation on regulatory legitimacy: the case of Great Britain’s Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem)3
How the governance of and through digital contact tracing technologies shapes geographies of power3
Brexit implications for sustainable energy in the UK3
What types of health evidence persuade policy actors in a complex system?3
Transforming public policy with engaged scholarship: better together3
Challenging boundaries to expand frontiers in gender and policy studies3
Types of learning and varieties of innovation: how does policy learning enable policy innovation?3
The limits to the internationalisation of regulation: divergent enforcement strategies in China’s food safety regulation3
The impact of rate capping on local government expenditure2
A future research agenda for transformational urban policy studies2
Co-production in the recruitment of frontline public service employees2
British counterterrorism, the international prohibition of torture, and the multiple streams framework2
How street-level bureaucrats use conceptual systems to categorise clients2
Advocacy coalitions, power and policy change2
The dynamics of municipal contestation: responses from local government to perceived policy threats from higher authorities2
How can better monitoring, reporting and evaluation standards advance behavioural public policy?2
Can street-level bureaucrats be nudged to increase effectiveness in welfare policy?2
Policy beliefs, belief uncertainty, and policy learning through the lens of the Advocacy Coalition Framework2
Can community involvement policies mitigate NIMBYism and local opposition to asylum seeker centres?2
Institutional logics as a framework for understanding third sector development: an analysis of Quebec and Scotland2
Examining policy feedback effects from COVID-19 on social welfare support: developing an outcome distance dimension2
How well do the UK government’s ‘areas of research interest’ work as boundary objects to facilitate the use of research in policymaking?2
Analysing the information sources Brazilian bureaucrats use as evidence in everyday policymaking2
The democratic qualities of regulatory agencies2
How can non-elected representatives secure democratic representation?2