Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis

(The TQCC of Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis is 6. 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 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Street-Level Bureaucrats at the Forefront of Pandemic Response: A Comparative Perspective40
Governmental Response to Crises and Its Implications for Street-Level Implementation: Policy Ambiguity, Risk, and Discretion during the COVID-19 Pandemic35
Street-Level Organizations at the Front Lines of Crises33
Multi-Level Governance, Policy Coordination and Subnational Responses to COVID-19: Comparing China and the US27
Politicization, Depoliticization and Policy Change: A Comparative Theoretical Perspective on Agri-food Policy22
“Measuring the Mix” of Policy Responses to COVID-19: Comparative Policy Analysis Using Topic Modelling21
A Cross-Country Comparison of Fiscal Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic20
Social Safety Nets and COVID-19 Stay Home Orders across US States: A Comparative Policy Analysis19
Government-Led or Public-Led? Chinese Policy Agenda Setting during the COVID-19 Pandemic17
How COVID-19 Has Affected Frontline Workers in Brazil: A Comparative Analysis of Nurses and Community Health Workers17
Can Teachers’ Discretion Enhance the Role of Professionalism in Times of Crisis? A Comparative Policy Analysis of Distance Teaching in Italy and Switzerland during the COVID-19 Pandemic17
COVID-19, Federalism, and Health Care Financing in Canada, the United States, and Mexico16
Resistance, Innovation, and Improvisation: Comparing the Responses of Nursing Home Workers to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Canada and the United States15
The Dilemma between Self-Protection and Service Provision under Danish COVID-19 Guidelines: A Comparison of Public Servants’ Experiences in the Pandemic Frontline14
Comparing Behavioral Assumptions of Policy Tools: Framework for Policy Designers14
Coordination and Health Policy Responses to the First Wave of COVID-19 in Italy and Spain14
Culture, Institution, and COVID-19 First-Response Policy: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Thirty-One Countries13
Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Potential Outcomes in Central and Eastern Europe: Comparing the Czech Republic, the Russian Federation, and the Slovak Republic13
Policy Learning in Comparative Policy Analysis13
Policy Implementation by International Organizations: A Comparative Analysis of Strengths and Weaknesses of National and International Staff12
Dealing with the Dark Side of Policy-Making: Managing Behavioural Risk and Volatility in Policy Designs12
Against the COVID-19 Pandemic: Analyzing Role Changes of Healthcare Street-Level Bureaucrats in Mexico12
To Yield or Shield? Comparing International Public Administrations’ Responses to Member States’ Policy Contestation11
International Public Administrations on Twitter: A Comparison of Digital Authority in Global Climate Policy11
Impacts of policy changes on Care-Leaving Workers in a time of coronavirus: Comparative analysis of discretion and constraints11
Comparative Public Policy Analysis of COVID-19 as a Naturally Occurring Experiment10
Comparing Motivations for Including Enforcement in US COVID-19 State Executive Orders10
Exploring the Prevalence and Meaning of Frontline Work in the COVID-19 Era: Implications for Policy Analysis9
Policy-Makers, Policy-Takers and Policy Tools: Dealing with Behaviourial Issues in Policy Design9
Mind the Gap? Comparing De Facto and De Jure Expert Authority of International Public Administrations in Financial and Agricultural Policy8
State or Civil Society – What Matters in Fighting COVID-19? A Comparative Analysis of Hong Kong and Singapore7
Competing Emergencies: A Policy Analysis of the Opioid Epidemic during COVID-197
Party Identification and Cultural Theory in Europe: Methodologically Advancing Comparative Studies of the Advocacy Coalition Framework7
Singing Together or Apart? Comparing Policy Agenda Dynamics within International Organizations7
Using Instrument Typologies in Comparative Research: Conceptual and Methodological Trade-Offs6
Can We Be Casual about Being Causal?6
Attitudinal Feedback towards Sub-national Social Policy: A Comparison of Popular Support for Social Health Insurance in Urban China6