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. 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.)
When design meets power: design thinking, public sector innovation and the politics of policymaking60
Co-experience, co-production and co-governance: an ecosystem approach to the analysis of value creation49
Co-creation: the new kid on the block in public governance44
Improving public policy and administration: exploring the potential of design35
A theoretical framework for studying the co-creation of innovative solutions and public value34
Policy labs: the next frontier of policy design and evaluation?33
Applying design in public administration: a literature review to explore the state of the art30
Expert knowledge and policymaking: a multi-disciplinary research agenda26
Challenges in applying design thinking to public policy: dealing with the varieties of policy formulation and their vicissitudes23
How public leaders can promote public value through co-creation22
Policy windows and multiple streams: an analysis of alcohol pricing policy in England20
Applying design science in public policy and administration research19
Beyond nudge: advancing the state-of-the-art of behavioural public policy and administration17
Does knowledge brokering facilitate evidence-based policy? A review of existing knowledge and an agenda for future research16
Strategic management as an enabler of co-creation in public services16
Using a design approach to create collaborative governance16
Collaborative governance and innovation in public services settings15
A critique of climate change mitigation policy14
Digital platforms for the co-creation of public value13
Why nudge sometimes fails: fatalism and the problem of behaviour change13
Policy overreaction styles during manufactured crises11
The limits of localism: a decade of disaster on homelessness in England11
From policy entrepreneurs to policy entrepreneurship: actors and actions in public policy innovation11
The politics of intersectional practice: competing concepts of intersectionality10
A behavioural model of heuristics and biases in frontline policy implementation10
What determines the audiences that public service organisations target for reputation management?10
Measuring and assessing the effects of collaborative innovation in crime prevention10
The role of scientific knowledge in dealing with complex policy problems under conditions of uncertainty10
Growth and gaps: a meta-review of policy diffusion studies in the American states10
Are responses to official consultations and stakeholder surveys reliable guides to policy actors’ positions?9
Designing institutions for designing policy9
Designing environments for experimentation, learning and innovation in public policy and governance9
The expertise of politicians and their role in epistemic communities9
Advancing behavioural public policies: in pursuit of a more comprehensive concept9
Behavioural insights teams in practice: nudge missions and methods on trial9
Fit to govern? Comparing citizen and policymaker perceptions of deliberative democratic innovations8
Polycentric governance and policy advice: lessons from Whitehall policy advisory systems8
Who are behavioural public policy experts and how are they organised globally?7
How policymakers employ ethical frames to design and introduce new policies: the case of childhood vaccine mandates in Australia7
Why do civil servants experience media-stress differently and what can be done about it?7
Exploring the role of the state in the depoliticisation of UK transport policy6
Do citizens use storytelling or rational argumentation to lobby politicians6
Concluding discussion: key themes in the (possible) move to co-production and co-creation in public management6
Can local government by lottery increase democratic responsiveness?6
Conceptualising policy design in the policy process6
Emotions and the policy process: enthusiasm, anger and fear6
How diverse and inclusive are policy process theories?16
What motivates street-level bureaucrats to implement the reforms of elected politicians?6
Making interpretive policy analysis critical and societally relevant: emotions, ethnography and language5
New pathways to paradigm change in public policy: combining insights from policy design, mix and feedback5
Lessons from policy theories for the pursuit of equity in health, education and gender policy5
The impact of direct democracy on policy change: insights from European citizens’ initiatives5
Government’s social responsibility, citizen satisfaction and trust5
How do media, political and regulatory agendas influence one another in high risk policy issues?4
The implications of COVID-19 for concepts and practices of citizenship4
Evaluating the role of bricolage in US Health Care policy reform4
Successful policy transfer and public sector reform in developing countries4
The neglected politics behind evidence-based policy: shedding light on instrument constituency dynamics4
Rescaling education policy: central–local relations and the politics of scale in England and Sweden3
The dynamic role of governments in adopting policy innovations in China3
Transformational change through Public Policy3
A new epistemology of evidence-based policy3
How does policy learning take place across a multilevel governance architecture during crises?3
How do policy transfer mechanisms influence policy outcomes in the context of authoritarianism in Vietnam?3
When do disasters spark transformative policy change and why?3
Drivers of health policy adoption: a political economy of HIV treatment policy2
How can non-elected representatives secure democratic representation?2
Promoting social goals through economisation? Social investment and the counterintuitive case of homelessness2
Improving the political judgement of citizens: why the task environment matters2
Transforming public policy with engaged scholarship: better together2
The role of charitable funding in the provision of public services: the case of the English and Welsh National Health Service2
Policy learning from crises: lessons learned from the Italian food stamp programme2
Legitimising a radical policy idea: framing basic income as a boost to labour market activity2
The limits to the internationalisation of regulation: divergent enforcement strategies in China’s food safety regulation2
Co-production in the recruitment of frontline public service employees2
A future research agenda for transformational urban policy studies2
The role of super interest groups in public policy diffusion2
Brexit implications for sustainable energy in the UK2
What types of health evidence persuade policy actors in a complex system?2
Does the marketisation of pensions lead to individualisation? An examination of family-related pension entitlements2
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