Public Policy and Administration

(The TQCC of Public Policy and Administration 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.)
Researching COVID-19: A research agenda for public policy and administration scholars68
Moving beyond the obsession with nudging individual behaviour: Towards a broader understanding of Behavioural Public Policy37
The myth of ‘evidence-based policymaking’ in a decentred state25
Comparing user and community co-production approaches in local ‘welfare’ and ‘law and order’ services: Does the governance mode matter?16
In trust we trust: The impact of trust in government on excess mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic12
Determined to succeed: Can goal commitment sustain interagency collaboration?8
The logic of regulatory venue shopping: A firm’s perspective8
Analyzing open government policy adoption through the multiple streams framework: The roles of policy entrepreneurs in the case of Madrid8
Implementing digitalization in the public sector. Technologies, agency, and governance8
Politicians’ involvement in street-level policy implementation: Implications for social equity8
Theorizing the behavioral state: Resolving the theory-practice paradox of policy sciences7
What is the decentered state?7
Hybrid stimulations and perversions in public service innovation6
Comparing policy conflict on electricity transmission line sitings6
Decentering health research networks: Framing collaboration in the context of narrative incompatibility and regional geo-politics6
Brexit and the decentred state6
Leading for public value in multi-agency collaboration6
Puzzling Publics: The role of reflexive learning in universal pre-kindergarten (UPK) policy formulation in Canada and the US5
British local authority planners, planning reform and everyday practices within the state5
Designing public agencies for 21st century water–energy–food nexus complexity: The case of Natural Resources Wales4
A decentred assessment of the impact of ‘informal governance’ on democratic legitimacy4
How street-level bureaucrats exercise their discretion to encourage clients’ political participation: A case study of Israeli LGBTQ+ teachers4
When politicians do not care for the policy: Street-level compliance in cross-agency contexts4
Strategic policy narratives: A narrative policy study of the Columbia River Crossing3
Adoption is not enough: Institutionalization of e-participation initiatives3
Utility of the advocacy coalition framework in a regional budget crisis3
The governance capacities of Brexit from a Scottish perspective: The case of fisheries policy3
Varieties of public–private policy coordination: How the political economy affects multi-actor implementation3
Discrimination based on political beliefs: A field experiment on the freedom of assembly3
The politics of senior bureaucratic turnover in the Westminster tradition: Trust and the choice between internal and external appointments3
Accountability through mutual attunement: How can parliamentary hearings connect the elected and the unelected?3
Multilevel regulatory coordination: The interplay between European Union, federal and regional regulatory agencies3
‘The Minister Wants it’: Self-Politicisation and Proxy Politics among Senior Civil Servants3
The interaction of multiple drivers of intra-organizational change in ministerial administrations: A study of three decades of structural reforms in the Austrian Ministry of Agriculture3
The (un)intended effects of street-level bureaucrats’ enforcement style: Do citizens shame or obey bureaucrats?3
The impact of department structure on policy-making: How portfolio combinations affect interdepartmental coordination3