Governance-An International Journal of Policy Administration and Insti

(The TQCC of Governance-An International Journal of Policy Administration and Insti is 4. 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 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
The effects of new public management on the quality of public services92
An agenda for the study of Public Administration in Developing Countries45
“Promotion tournament 2.0”: Why local cadres expand health‐care provision in China29
(Un)principled principals, (un)principled agents: The differential effects of managerial civil service reforms on corruption in developing and OECD countries22
Information, power, and location: World Bank staff decentralization and aid project success21
Bringing political science back into public administration research20
Information capacity and social order: The local politics of information integration in China18
Is impartiality enough? Government impartiality and citizens' perceptions of public service quality18
Government information disclosure and citizen coproduction during COVID‐19 in China18
The polity of implementation: Organizational and institutional arrangements in policy implementation18
Understanding Felt Accountability17
Can campaign‐style enforcement work: When and how? Evidence from straw burning control in China17
Narratives of digital sovereignty in German political discourse17
When new public management fails: Infrastructure public–private partnerships and political constraints in developing and transitional economies17
Taking the bite out of administrative burdens: How beneficiaries of a Mexican social program ease administrative burdens in street‐level interactions16
Kingdon's multiple streams approach in new political contexts: Consolidation, configuration, and new findings15
The extra‐legal governance of corruption: Tracing the organization of corruption in public procurement15
Understanding self‐regulation for political control and policymaking: Effects of governance mechanisms on accountability15
Within the shadow of hierarchy: The role of hierarchical interventions in environmental collaborative governance14
Countering fragmentation, taking back the state, or partisan agenda‐setting? Explaining policy integration and administrative coordination reforms14
Understanding evolving public motivational practices: An institutional analysis13
The role of agencification in achieving value‐for‐money in public spending13
Policy venue preference and relative trust in government in federal systems13
Unimplementable by design? Understanding (non‐)compliance with International Monetary Fund policy conditionality12
Political and administrative control of expert groups—A mixed‐methods study12
Public sector corruption and perceived government performance in transition12
The technocratic tendencies of economists in government bureaucracy12
Exploring political personalities: The micro‐foundation of local policy innovation in China12
Goats or wolves? Private sector managers in the public sector11
Why do nondemocratic regimes promote e‐participation? The case of Moscow's active citizen online voting platform11
Legitimacy crises and the temporal dynamics of bureaucratic representation10
Collaborative public sector innovation: An analysis of Italy, Japan, and Turkey10
Elite bargains and policy priorities in authoritarian regimes: Agenda setting in China under Xi Jinping and Hu Jintao10
Coordination inside government administrations: Lessons from the EU Commission10
“What isn't in the files, isn't in the world”: Understanding state ignorance of irregular migration in Germany and the United Kingdom10
Of democratic governance and revenue: Participatory institutions and tax generation in Brazil10
Citizen political knowledge and accountability: Survey evidence on devolution in Kenya10
Innovation, voice, and hierarchy in the public sector: Evidence from Ghana's civil service10
Trust‐based corruption networks: A comparative analysis of two municipal governments9
On democratic intelligence and failure: The vice and virtue of incrementalism under political fragmentation and policy accumulation9
Proximity and distance: Think tanks handling the independence paradox9
Regional spillover into third‐order European elections9
Acting out or playing along: A typology of citizens' low trust responses to public organizations9
Policy diffusion through leadership transfer networks: Direct or indirect connections?8
The imperative of state capacity in public health crisis: Asia's early COVID‐19 policy responses8
Private management of public networks? Unpacking the relationship between network management strategies in infrastructure implementation8
Sex, gender, and promotion in executive office: Cabinet careers in the world of Westminster8
Competition and service quality: Evidence from Swedish residential care homes8
Institutional vulnerability and trust in public agencies: Views from both sides of the street8
The territorial architecture of government8
Agencies in the news? Public agencies' media evaluations in a low‐trust context8
Foreign aid projects and trust in political institutions8
Professional ecologies in European sustainable finance8
The political cost of public–private partnerships: Theory and evidence from Colombian infrastructure development8
Representative bureaucracy, role congruence, and Kenya's gender quota7
Corruption experiences and attitudes to political, interpersonal, and domestic violence7
Economic globalization and decentralization: A centrifugal or centripetal relationship?7
Beyond street‐level procedural justice: Social construction, policy shift, and ethnic disparities in confidence in government institutions7
Transnational governance in motion: Regional development banks, power politics, and the rise and fall of South America's infrastructure integration7
Resisting public monitoring in authoritarian regimes: Evidence from local environmental litigation in China7
Interacting institutional logics in policy implementation7
Authoritarian innovations in labor governance: The case of Cambodia6
Explaining interest group litigation in Europe: Evidence from the comparative interest group survey6
Critical thoughts about critical mass in representative bureaucracy: A theoretical exploration and empirical illustration6
Willingness to pay taxes through mutual trust: The effect of fairness, governability,tax‐enforcementand outsourcing on local tax collection rates6
Understanding bureaucratic support for coerced institutional change6
Conflict and salience as drivers of corporate lobbying? An elite survey experiment6
Termination, aggregation, or replacement? A competing risks approach to agency transitions6
Cabinet size and governance in Sub‐Saharan Africa6
Public administration and political science: Can this marriage be saved?6
International court curbing in Geneva: Lessons from the paralysis of the WTO Appellate Body5
Reversing delegation? Politicization, de‐delegation, and non‐majoritarian institutions5
Beyond consultocracy and servants of power: Explaining the role of consultants in policy formulation5
Information exchange in governance networks—Who brokers across political divides?5
Institutional proximity and judicial corruption: A spatial approach5
The politics of government reorganization inWestern Europe5
National policy piloting as steering at a distance: The perspective of local implementers5
Navigating welfare regimes in divided societies: Diversity and the quality of service delivery in Lebanon5
Serving quarreling masters: Frontline workers and policy implementation under pressure5
A shift in paradigm? Collaborative public administration in the context of national digitalization strategies5
Court performance and citizen attitudes toward fighting corruption5
Ethnic identity and local government responsiveness in Taiwan5
The godfather provides: Enduring corruption and organizational hierarchy in the Kenyan police service5
Interests over institutions: Political‐economic constraints on public debt management in developing countries5
Can social welfare buy mass loyalty?5
Democracy, public debt transparency, and sovereign creditworthiness4
How politicians see their relationship with top bureaucrats: Revisiting classical images4
Central bank independence in Latin America: Politicization and de‐delegation4
It takes a village to build illegality: Minorities' noncompliance as manifestation of distrust4
Place matters: Analyzing the roots of political distrust and Brexit narratives at a local level4
Messaging about corruption: The power of social norms4
Separation of powers, opposition strength, and chief executives' strategy4
Compliance with government policies during emergencies: Trust, participation and protective actions4
Infrastructural state capacity in the digital age: What drives the performance of COVID‐19 tracing apps?4
Do governments keep their promises? An analysis of speeches from the throne4
Hungry for power? Regional elites and the architecture of government4
Help your neighbor, help yourself: The drivers of European Union's climate cooperation in trans‐governmental networks with its neighbors4
Money down the drain: Corruption and water service quality in Africa4
Does voluntary cooperation in member state implementation require top‐down steering? The case of regional policy in Switzerland4
Bureaucratic locus of control4
From quiet to noisy politics: Varieties of European reactions to 5G and Huawei4
Keeping control of regulation? Domestic constraints on the creation of independent authorities in emerging and developing economies4
Is there anything Left? The politics of social spending in new democracies4
Condemned to complexity? Growing state activity and complex policy systems4
Fatal remedies. How dealing with policy conflict can backfire in a context of trust‐erosion4
The Belgian mental health reform: When a combination of soft instruments hampers structural change4
Policy growth, implementation capacities, and the effect on policy performance4
Divided loyalties? The role of national IO staff in aid‐funded procurement4
Collaborative governance platforms and outcomes: An analysis of Clean Cities coalitions4