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Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

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ISSN: 1053-1858
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The ABCs of Public Service Motivation: Altruism, Behavior, and Compensation

Randall S. Davis.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

October 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 5320 words.

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Above Politics: Credible Commitment and Efficiency in the Design of Public Agencies

Gary Miller.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2000; p ublished online April 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

The state has, since its origins, been characterized both by the production of public goods and a competition for the surplus benefits generated by the creation of those goods. Holmstrom's...

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Accountability Agreements in Ontario Hospitals: Are They Fair?

David Reeleder, Vivek Goel, Peter A. Singer and Douglas K. Martin.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2008; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 6055 words.

Governments can be accountable for improving the fairness of their priority setting through enhanced transparency and stakeholder engagement. A case analysis is conducted of priority...

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Accountability in an Intergovernmental Context: Federal Education Policy as a Cautionary Tale

Elizabeth Rigby.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 2378 words.

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Accountability in Human Services Collaboratives—For What? and To Whom?

Eugene Bardach and Cara Lesser.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

If the hollowing out of the state means not only privatization but, more generally, the leakage of authority emanating from elected law makers, then certain administrative arrangements can...

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Accountability of Congressional Staff

Barbara S. Romzek.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2000; p ublished online April 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

While accountability is a popular topic among elected officials, accountability of congressional staff has received little systematic scrutiny, a gap this article seeks to fill....

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Accountable Agents: Federal Performance Measurement and Third-Party Government

Melvin J. Dubnick and H. George Frederickson.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 7913 words.

Ordinarily research articles on public sector third-party governance, or the state of agents, turn to the subject of accountability in their conclusions. Rather than leaving it to the...

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Accounting for the Value of Performance Measurement from the Perspective of Midwestern Mayors

Alfred Tat-Kei Ho.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2006; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 8523 words.

This article studies the decades-long question, “Does performance measurement matter?” by examining how and why Midwest mayors perceive value in performance measurement. The results show...

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Achieving Goal Congruencein Complex Environments: The Case of Welfare Reform

Marcia K. Meyers, Norma M. Riccucci and Irene Lurie.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2001; p ublished online April 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

Public management and implementation scholars suggest that congruence between the formal goals of policy officials and the operative goals of implementing agencies may be a prerequisite for...

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Adaptive Incrementalism and Complexity: Experiments with Two‐Person Cooperative Signaling Games

Jack H. Knott, Gary J. Miller and Jay Verkuilen.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

The literature on incrementalism is concerned with decentralized adaptation by decision makers with limited information to the complexity of the decision environment. However, the specific...

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Administrative Agents of Democracy? A Structural Equation Modeling of the Relationship between Public-Sector Performance and Citizenship Involvement

Eran Vigoda.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

This study examined the relationship between public-sector performance (PSP) and several aspects of citizenship involvement as perceived by 260 households in a large Israeli city....

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Administrative Burden: Learning, Psychological, and Compliance Costs in Citizen-State Interactions

Donald Moynihan, Pamela Herd and Hope Harvey.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2015; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 13327 words.

This article offers two theoretical contributions. First, we develop the concept of administrative burden as an important variable in understanding how citizens experience the state....

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The Administrative Dispute Resolution Act of 1990: How Do We Evaluate Its Success?

Lisa B. Bingham and Charles R. Wise.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

July 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

With the passage of the Administrative Dispute Resolution Act, Congress intended to expand the use of alternative dispute resolution techniques throughout the federal government in order to...

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Administrative Exclusion: Organizations and the Hidden Costs of Welfare Claiming

Evelyn Z. Brodkin and Malay Majmundar.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

October 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 10350 words.

Organizations operate as the gateway to public benefits. They are formally authorized to adjudicate claims, in the process interpreting and applying eligibility rules. Beyond their...

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Administrative Procedures and Bureaucratic Performance: Is Federal Rule-making “Ossified”?

Jason Webb Yackee and Susan Webb Yackee.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2010; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 10351 words.

We provide the first empirical assessment of the ossification thesis, the widely accepted notion that procedural constraints on federal agencies have greatly hindered the ability of those...

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Administrative Responsiveness to the Disadvantaged: The Case of Children's Health Insurance

James Fossett and Frank J. Thompson.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

July 2006; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 11860 words.

Issues of administrative responsiveness to the disadvantaged (as distinct from formal policy responsiveness) possess important implications for American democracy. In this regard, the...

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Administrators and Citizens: Measuring Agency Officials' Efforts to Foster and Use Public Input in Forest Policy

Tomas M. Koontz.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

This study examines a basic question: In a federal system such as the United States, do officials at lower levels of governance foster and incorporate citizen input in policy making more...

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Advancing Public Management

Barry Bozeman.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

October 2002; p ublished online October 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

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Advancing Social Equity in the Minnowbrook Tradition

Susan Gooden and Shannon Portillo.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 7638 words.

The goals of valuing social equity and using it as a guide in managing public programs are firmly rooted in the Minnowbrook tradition. Although civil rights activists have long fought for...

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Advancing the Research on Interactive Governance

Chengzhi Yi.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

October 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 1865 words.

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