Policy and Society

(The median citation count of Policy and Society is 5. 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 2019-12-01 to 2023-12-01.)
Mobilizing Policy (In)Capacity to Fight COVID-19: Understanding Variations in State Responses289
Policymaking in a low-trust state: legitimacy, state capacity, and responses to COVID-19 in Hong Kong120
Policy design and state capacity in the COVID-19 emergency in Italy: if you are not prepared for the (un)expected, you can be only what you already are118
Nudges against pandemics: Sweden’s COVID-19 containment strategy in perspective112
Policy style, consistency and the effectiveness of the policy mix in China’s fight against COVID-19103
Policy learning and crisis policy-making: quadruple-loop learning and COVID-19 responses in South Korea92
Policy capacity and Singapore’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic80
Stuck in neutral? Federalism, policy instruments, and counter-cyclical responses to COVID-19 in the United States65
“New normal” at work in a post-COVID world: work–life balance and labor markets63
Governance of artificial intelligence59
Understanding inclusion in collaborative governance: a mixed methods approach55
When COVID-19, constitutional crisis, and political deadlock meet: the Israeli case from a disproportionate policy perspective49
The Turkish state’s responses to existential COVID-19 crisis47
Framing governance for a contested emerging technology:insights from AI policy46
How does collaborative governance evolve? Insights from a medium-n case comparison44
Steering the governance of artificial intelligence: national strategies in perspective43
Trust, but customize: federalism’s impact on the Canadian COVID-19 response40
Digitalization and beyond: the effects of Covid-19 on post-pandemic educational policy and delivery in Europe36
Understanding Collaboration: Introducing the Collaborative Governance Case Databank34
Governing the adoption of robotics and autonomous systems in long-term care in Singapore33
Taming the snake in paradise: combining institutional design and leadership to enhance collaborative innovation32
Collaborative crisis management: a plausibility probe of core assumptions28
Procedural policy tools in theory and practice27
Re-thinking the coronavirus pandemic as a policy punctuation: COVID-19 as a path-clearing policy accelerator26
Long-term policy impacts of the coronavirus: normalization, adaptation, and acceleration in the post-COVID state22
COVID-19, policy change, and post-pandemic data governance: a case analysis of contact tracing applications in East Asia21
Political boundary spanning: politicians at the interface between collaborative governance and representative democracy21
From crisis to reform? Exploring three post-COVID pathways21
Pathways to collaborative performance: examining the different combinations of conditions under which collaborations are successful18
Global public policy in a quantified world: Sustainable Development Goals as epistemic infrastructures17
Global policies for moving cities: the role of think tanks in the proliferation of Bus Rapid Transit systems in Latin America and worldwide16
COVID-19, poverty reduction, and partisanship in Canada and the United States16
Introduction: policy integration and institutional capacity: theoretical, conceptual and empirical challenges15
Health policy and COVID-19: path dependency and trajectory15
COVID-19 as a policy window: policy entrepreneurs responding to violence against women15
COVID-19 and social inequality in China: the local–migrant divide and the limits of social protections in a pandemic15
Policy integration, problem-solving, and the coronavirus disease crisis: lessons for policy design14
Public inquiries as procedural policy tools13
From “new social risks” to “COVID social risks”: the challenges for inclusive society in South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan amid the pandemic13
What has happened and what has not happened due to the coronavirus disease pandemic: a systemic perspective on policy change13
Co-regulating algorithmic disclosure for digital platforms12
Positioning public procurement as a procedural tool for innovation: an empirical study11
Race, power, and policy: understanding state anti-eviction policies during COVID-1911
The alegality of blockchain technology11
Policy integration, policy design and administrative capacities. Evidence from EU cohesion policy10
“Provide our basic needs or we go out”: the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, inequality, and social policy in Ghana10
COVID-19 and welfare state support: the case of universal basic income9
COVID-19, crisis responses, and public policies: from the persistence of inequalities to the importance of policy design9
Law and tech collide: foreseeability, reasonableness and advanced driver assistance systems9
Diffusion of Brazil’s food policies in international organisations: assessing the processes of knowledge framing9
Social investment in the knowledge-based economy: new politics and policies8
What rules? Framing the governance of artificial agency7
Inequalities and the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil: analyzing un-coordinated responses in social assistance and education7
The education Sustainable Development Goal and the generative power of failing metrics7
Blockchain tools for socio-economic interactions in local communities7
Event-focused network analysis: a case study of anti-corruption networks6
When indicators fail: SPAR, the invisible measure of pandemic preparedness6
Statistical capacity development and the production of epistemic infrastructures6
Health reforms and policy capacity: the Canadian experience6
When opportunity backfires: exploring the implementation of urban climate governance alternatives in three major US cities5
Exploring governance tensions of disruptive technologies: the case of care robots in Australia and New Zealand5
Governance and societal impact of blockchain-based self-sovereign identities5
More is less: Partisan ideology, changes of government, and policy integration reforms in the UK5
Building policy capacity for managing rapid, complex change in China’s health system5
Statistical entrepreneurs: the political work of infrastructuring the SDG indicators5
Blockchain-based application at a governmental level: disruption or illusion? The case of Estonia5
Governing wickedness in megaprojects: discursive and institutional perspectives5
The return of Keynesianism? Exploring path dependency and ideational change in post-covid fiscal policy5
Contagious inequality: economic disparities and excess mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic5
Whose voice matters in the teaching and learning of IPE? Implications for policy and policy making5