Coordinating for Cohesion in the Public Sector of the Future

Academic publications

 Main books

Hammerschmid, G., Van de Walle, S., Andrews, R., & Bezes, P. (2016)/ Public Administration Reforms in Europe: The View from the Top. Edward Elgar.

Greve, C., Lægreid, P., Rykkja, L.H. (2016). Nordic Administrative Reforms. Lessons for Public Management. Palgrave

Kickert, W., & Randma-Liiv, T. (2015). Europe Managing the Crisis. The Politics of Fiscal Consolidation. Routlegde.

Lægreid, P., Sarapuu, K, Rykkja, L.H., & Randma-Liiv, T. (eds) (2014). Organizing for Coordination in the Public Sector. Practices and Lessons from 12 European Countries. Basingstoke: Palgrave


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Andrews, R. (forthcoming). Coordinating for Cohesion: The Contribution of Public Management to the Cohesiveness of Society. Public Performance & Management Review.

Andrews, R., Downe, J. & Guarneros-Meza, V. (forthcoming). Contracting for Cohesion: Do Local Area Agreements Make A Difference. Policy & Politics. open-access-version

Andrews, R. & Esteve, M. (forthcoming). Still Like Ships in the Night? The Relationship Between Public Administration and Management Studies. International Public Management Journal.

Andrews, R., Jilke, S. & Van de Walle, S. (forthcoming): Economic Strain and Perceptions of Social Cohesion in Europe: Does Institutional Trust Matter? European Journal of Political Research, in press. open-access-version

Clifton, J. & Díaz-Fuentes, D. (forthcoming). Evaluating reform at the OECD. In D. Lesage & T. Van de Graaf (eds), Rising powers and multilateral institutions. Routledge, in press.

Cucciniello, M., Guerrazzi, C., Nasi, G. & Ongaro, E. (forthcoming). Coordination Mechanisms for implementing complex innovations in the healthcare sector. Public Management Review.

Curry, D. (forthcoming). Network Approaches to Multi-Level Governance: Understanding Power Between Levels. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Curry, D., Jilke, S., Hammerschmid, G. & Van de Walle, S. (forthcoming). The State and Perceptions of Public Sector Reform in Europe. In A. Massey & K. Miller, The International Handbook of Public Administration and Governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Dan, S. (forthcoming). The New Public Management is not that bad after all: Evidence from Estonia, Hungary and Romania. Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences. open-access-version

Di Mascio, F., Galli, D., Natalini, A., Ongaro, E. & Stolfi, F. (forthcoming). Path-dependency and the changed European governance: personnel reforms in coping with multiple crises in Italy. International Public Management Journal.

Jilke, S. (forthcoming). Choice and Equality: Are vulnerable citizens worse-off after liberalization reforms? Public Administration. open-access-version

Kickert, W., Randma-Liiv, T. & Savi, R. (forthcoming). Fiscal Consolidation in Europe: Comparative Analysis. International Review of Administrative Sciences.

Lægreid, P. & Wise, L.R. (forthcoming). Reforming Human Resource Management in Civil Service Systems: Robustness and Flexibility. In F. van der Meer, T. Toonen & J. Raadschelders (eds), Comparative Civil Service Systems in the 21st Century. Houndmills: Palgrave.

Lægreid, P., Rykkja, L.H. & Christensen, T. (forthcoming). The Challenges of Coordination in National Security Management – the Case of the Terrorist Attack in Norway. International Review of Administrative Sciences.

Lægreid, P., Sarapuu, K, Rykkja, L.H., & Randma-Liiv, T. (eds) (forthcoming). Organizing for Coordination in the Public Sector. Practices and Lessons from 12 European Countries. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Ongaro, E., Ferre, F. & Fattore, G. (forthcoming). The fiscal crisis in the health sector: Patterns of response by public managers across Europe. Health Policy.

Pollitt, C. (forthcoming). Towards A New World:  Some Inconvenient Truths For Anglosphere Public Administration. International Review of Administrative Sciences.

Randma-Liiv, T., Uudelepp, A. & Sarapuu, K. (forthcoming). From network to hierarchy: the evolution of the Estonian Senior Civil Service Development System. International Review of Administrative Sciences.

Raudla, R., Savi R. & Randma-Liiv, T. (forthcoming). Cutback management literature in the 1970s and 1980s: Taking stock. International Review of Administrative Sciences.

Raudla, R., Randma-Liiv, T. & Savi, R. (forthcoming). Public sector financial and personnel management during cutbacks: looking back at the literature of the 1970s and 1980s. International Public Management Journal.

Raudla, R. & Tammel, K. (forthcoming). Creating Shared Service Centres for Public Sector Accounting. Accounting, Auditing, and Accountability Journal.

Sarapuu, K., Metsma, M., Randma-Liiv, T. & Uudelepp, A. (forthcoming). Estonian Top Civil Service System at the Crossroads. In A. Hondeghem, M. van Wart & E. Schwella (eds), Leadership and Culture: Comparative Models of Top Civil Servant Training. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Sarapuu  K. & Lember, V. (forthcoming). Coordination through contracting: Experience with the Estonian out-of-hospital emergency medicine. Public Management Review.

Savi, R. & Cepilovs, A. (forthcoming). The impact of crisis time central cutback strategies on public agencies: Comparing the cases of Estonia and Latvia. International Public Management Journal.

Savi, R. & Randma-Liiv, T. (forthcoming). Decision-making in time of crisis: cutback management in Estonia. International Review of Administrative Sciences.

Troupin, S., Stroobants, J. & Steen, T. (forthcoming). Fiscal Consolidation in Belgium. International Review of Administrative Sciences.

Van de Walle, S. & Jilke, S. (forthcoming). Savings in public services after the Crisis: A multilevel analysis of public preferences in the EU27. International Review of Administrative Sciences. open-access-version

Van de Walle, S. Steijn, B. & Jilke, S. (forthcoming). Extrinsic motivation, PSM and labour market characteristics: A multilevel model of public sector preference in 26 countries. International Review of Administrative Sciences. open-access-version



Clifton, J. (2014). The OECD and “The Rest”: Analyzing the Limits of Policy transfer. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 16(3): 249-265.

Clifton, J., Díaz-Fuentes, D. & Fernández-Gutiérrez, M. (2014). The impact of socio-economic background on satisfaction: evidence for policy-makers. Journal of Regulatory Economics: 1-24. open-access-version

Clifton, J., Díaz Fuentes, D. & Revuelta, J. (2014). How Policies Shape Foreign Direct Investment from Latin America to the European Union. In A. Nölke (ed.), Multinational Corporations from Emerging Countries. State Capitalism 3 (pp.155-168). Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Dan, S. (2014). The effects of agency reform in Europe: A review of the evidence. Public Policy and Administration, 29(3): 221-240open-access-version

Dan, S. & Pollitt, C. (2014). NPM can work: An optimistic review of the impact of New Public Management reforms in central and eastern Europe. Public Management Review, Online first. open-access-version

Hajnal, G. & Csengödi, S. (2014). When Crisis Hits Superman: Change and Stability of Political Control and Politicization in Hungary. HalduskultuurAdministrative Culture, 15(1): 39-57.

Hammerschmid G., Štimac, V. & Wegrich, K. (2014). Management Capacity and Performance in European Public Administrations. In Hertie School of Governance (ed.), Governance Report 2014. Oxford University Press.

Hammerschmid, G., Van de Walle, S., Andrews, R. & Bezes, P. (eds) (2014). Public Administration Reforms in Europe: The View from the Top. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Lægreid, P. & Rykkja L.H. (2014). Organisering for samfunnstryggleik. Stat og Styring, 1: 11-13.

Metsma, M. (2014). The Impact of Fiscal Crisis on Civil Service Training and Development: The Case of Estonia. Halduskultuur – Administrative Culture, 15(1): 58-79.

Randma-Liiv, T & Savi, R. (2014). Introduction to the Special Issue: The Impact of Fiscal Crisis on Public Administration. Halduskultuur – Administrative Culture, 15 (1): 4-9.

Savi, R. (2014). Public Policy-Making in a Time of Cutbacks: The Role of the Street-Level Bureaucrats in Estonia. Halduskultuur Administrative Culture, 15(1): 100-114.

Troupin, S., Stroobants, J. & Steen, T. (2014). De impact van de fiscale crisis op de federale overheid. Vlaams Tijdschrift voor Overheidsmanagement, 19(2): 51-68. open-access-version

Van der Voet, J. & Van de Walle, S. (2014). Topambtenaren en de crisis. Openbaar Bestuur, 24(1): 18-21.



Alonso, J. M., Clifton, J., & Díaz-Fuentes, D. (2013). Did New Public Management matter? An empirical analysis of the outsourcing and decentralization effects on public sector size. Public Management Review. open-access-version

Andrews, R. & Van de Walle, S. (2013). New Public Management and citizens’ perceptions of local service efficiency, responsiveness, equity and effectiveness. Public Management Review, 15 (5): 762-783. open-access-version

Clifton, J. & Warner, M. (2013). Marketization, Public Services and the City: The Potential for Polanyian Counter Movements. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society. open-access-version

Dan, S. & Savi, R. (2013). Payment systems and incentives in primary care: Implications of recent reforms in Estonia and Romania. International Journal of Health Planning and Management, Online first.

Hammerschmid, G., Stimac, V. & Van de Walle, S. (2013). Internal and External Use of Performance Information in Public Organizations: Results from an international survey. Public Money and Management, 33(4): 261-268. open-access-version

Kickert, W. & Randma-Liiv T. (2013). Fiscal Consolidation in Europe: Effects on Administration. Newsletter of the American Political Science Association Organized Section in Comparative Politics, 23 (2): 15-16.

Lægreid, P., Rykkja L.H. & Christensen, T. (2013). After a Terrorist Attack: Challenges for Political and Administrative Leadership in Norway. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 21 (3): 167-177open-access-version

Lægreid, P. & Christensen, T. (2013). Welfare administration reform between coordination and specialization. International Journal of Public Administration, 36: 555-566.

Lægreid, P., Christensen, D.A., Christensen, T. & Midtbø, T. (2013). The People and Structure Solution. Collegial Administration in Norway. In J.O’Flynn, D. Blackman & J. Halligan (eds.), Crossing Boundaries in Public Management and Policy, London: Routledge.

Lægreid, P., Rykkja, L.H. & Lango, P. (2013). Samordning for samfunnssikkerhet: Utviklingen av Justisdepartementets ansvar. Nordiske Organisasjonsstudier, 15 (3): 7-33.

Lægreid, P., Fimreite, A.L. & Christensen, T. (2013). Joined-Up Government for Welfare Administration Reform in Norway. Public Organization Review.

Pollitt, C. & Dan, S. (2013). Searching for impacts in performance-oriented management reform: A review of the European literature. Public Performance & Management Review, 37(1): 7-32. open-access-version

Pollitt, C. (2013). 40 Years of public management reform in UK central government: promises, promises? Policy and Politics, 19(4): 343-360.

Pollitt, C. (2013). Back in the OECD… An oblique comment on the World Bank’s “Better results from public sector institutions”. International Review of Administrative Sciences, 79(3): 406-412. open-access-version

Randma-Liiv, T., Metsma, M. & Sarapuu, K. (2013). Between continuity and change: the analysis of the Estonian civil-service training system. In M. Vintar, A. Rosenbaum, G. Jenei & W. Drechsler (eds), The Past, Present and the Future of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (pp.195-218).Bratislava: NISPAcee Press.

Raudla, R. & Kattel, R. (2013). The Baltic States and the Crisis of 2008-2010. Europe-Asia Studies, 65(3): 426-449.

Tummers, L., Jilke, S. & Van de Walle, S. (2013). Citizens in charge? An overview of the background and value of introducing choice in public services. In Y.K. Dwivedi, M.A. Shareef, S.K. Pandey & V. Kumar (eds), Public Administration Reformation: Market Demand from Public Organizations. London: Routledge. open-access-version

Van de Walle, S., Dorsman, S. & Homan, T. (2013). Hoe beoordelen topambtenaren veranderingen? De bijzondere positie van de Nederlandse topambtenaar. Bestuurskunde, 22. open-access-version



Andrews, R. (2012). Labour Migration, Communities and Perceptions of Social Cohesion in England. European Urban and Regional Studies, online first. open-access-version

Dan, S., Jilke, S., Pollitt, C., Van Delft, R., Van de Walle, S. & Van Thiel, S. (2012). Effects of privatization and agencification on citizens and citizenship: an international comparison. Background Study for the Parliamentary Inquiry by the Dutch Senate into Privatization and Agencification. The Hague: Enquete Commission of the First Chamber of the Dutch Senate. open-access-version

Clifton, J., Díaz-Fuentes, D., Fernández-Gutiérrez, M. & Revuelta, J. (2012). Diferencias territoriales en el acceso y el uso de los Servicios Económicos de Interés General. Una evaluación de las políticas de regulación en perspectiva regional. Investigaciones Regionales, 22: 165-177. open-access-version

Jilke, S. & Van de Walle, S. (2012). Two-Track public services? Citizens’ voice behavior towards liberalized services in the EU15. Public Management Review, 15(4): 465-476open-access-version

Kickert, W. (2012). Hoe de Nederlandse Overheid omging met de Crisis. Bestuurskunde, 2(21): 50-59. open-access-version

Kickert, W. (2012). State Responses to the Fiscal Crisis in Britian, Germany and the Netherlands. Public Management Review, 14(3): 299-309. open-access-version

Nõmm, K. & Randma-Liiv, T. (2012). Performance Measurement and Performance Information in New Democracies: A Study of the Estonian Central Government. Public Management Review, 14(7): 859-879. open-access-version

Rykkja, L., Fimreite, A.L., Lango, P. & Lægreid, P. (2012). 22. juli kommisjonen. Organisering, styring og ansvar. Nordiske Organisasjonsstudier, 14 (4): 49-58. open-access-version



Andrews, R. (2011). Religious Communities, Immigration and Social Cohesion in Rural Areas: Evidence from England. Rural Sociology, 76(4): 535-561. open-access-version

Clifton, J., Díaz-Fuentes, D., Fernández-Gutiérrez, M. & Revuelta, J. (2011). Is Market-oriented Reform Producing a “two-track” Europe? Evidence from Electricity and Telecommunications. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 82(4): 495-512. open-access-version

Clifton, J., Díaz-Fuentes, D., Fernández-Gutiérrez, M. & Revuelta, J. (2011). Bringing Citizens Back. In P. Bance & L. Bernier (eds), Renewing Public Service RegulationContemporary Crisis and Renewal of Public Action. Bern: Peter Lang. open-access-version

Clifton, J., Díaz-Fuentes, D., Fernández-Gutiérrez, M. & Revuelta, J. (2011). Los ciudadanos ante la regulación europea de servicios públicos: una evaluación del caso español. CIRIEC-España, Revista de Economía Pública, Social y Cooperativa, 70: 11-35. open-access-version

Clifton, J., Comín, F. & Díaz-Fuentes, D. (2011). From national monopoly to multinational corporation: How regulation shaped the road towards telecommunications internationalisationBusiness History 53(2): 761-81. open-access-version

Clifton, J., Lanthier, P. & Schröter, H. (2011). Regulating and deregulating the public utilities 1830–2010. Business History 53(2): 659-72. open-access-version

Van de Walle, S. & Groeneveld, S. (eds) (2011). New Steering Concepts in Public Management, 21 (Research in Public Policy Analysis and Management). Bingley: Emerald.

Van de Walle, S. & Hammerschmid, G. (2011). The impact of the new public management: Challenges for coordination and cohesion in European public sectors (review essay). Halduskultuur – Administrative Culture, 12(2): 190-209. open-access-version



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