Recent Literature

There is still a huge lack of theoretical and empirical surveys on how the public administration respond to current Covid-19 crisis response and resilience. We highlight some recent articles/surveys that reflect research related to the current Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) global crisis.

UPDATED (13th September 2021)

  1. Ahrens, T., & Ferry, L. (2021). Debate: What support should local government expect from accounting during a sudden crisis such as Covid-19?. Public Money & Management, 41(1), 12-14.
  2. Bromfield, N., & McConnell, A. (2021). Two routes to precarious success: Australia, New Zealand, COVID-19 and the politics of crisis governance. International Review of Administrative Sciences, 87(3), 518-535.
  3. Buthe, T., Messerschmidt, L., & Cheng, C. (2020). Policy Responses to the Coronavirus in Germany. The World Before and After COVID-19: Intellectual Reflections on Politics, Diplomacy and International Relations, edited by Gian Luca Gardini. Stockholm–Salamanca: European Institute of International Relations.
  4. Deslatte, A., Hatch, M. E., & Stokan, E. (2020). How can local governments address pandemic inequities?Public Administration Review80(5), 827-831.
  5. Ding, F., & Riccucci, N. M. (2020). The value of alumni networks in responding to the public administration theory and practice: Evidence from the COVID-19 pandemic in China. Administrative Theory & Praxis, 42(4), 588-603.
  6. Gerli, P., Arakpogun, E. O., Elsahn, Z., Olan, F., & Prime, K. S. (2021). Beyond contact-tracing: The public value of eHealth application in a pandemic. Government Information Quarterly, 101581.
  7. Holzer, M., & Newbold, S. P. (2020). A call for action: public administration, public policy, and public health responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The American Review of Public Administration, 50(6-7).
  8. Horvat, M., Piatek, W., Potěšil, L., & F Rozsnyai, K. (2021). Public Administration’s Adaptation to COVID-19 Pandemic–Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak Experience. Public Administration’s Adaptation to COVID-19 Pandemic–Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak Experience (April 29, 2021). Central European Public Administration Review, 19(1).
  9. Huang, I. Y. F. (2020). Fighting COVID‐19 through government initiatives and collaborative governance: the Taiwan experiencePublic Administration Review80(4), 665-670.
  10. Johnson, T., Dawes, C., Fowler, J., & Smirnov, O. (2020). Slowing COVID-19 transmission as a social dilemma: Lessons for government officials from interdisciplinary research on cooperation. Journal of Behavioral Public Administration, 3(1).
  11. Klich, A. (2021). Electronic Communication with Public Administration in the Time of COVID-19—Poland’s Experience. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(2), 685.
  12. Klimovsky, D., Malý, I., & Nemec, J. (2021). Collaborative Governance Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemics: Czech Republic and Slovakia. Central European Public Administration Review, 19(1).
  13. Malandrino, A., & Demichelis, E. (2020). Conflict in decision making and variation in public administration outcomes in Italy during the COVID‐19 crisis. European Policy Analysis, 6(2), 138-146.
  14. Martinek, M. (2018). Experimental Legislation in China between Efficiency and Legality. Springer International Publishing.
  15. Mascio, F. D., Natalini, A., & Cacciatore, F. (2020). Public administration and creeping crises: Insights from COVID-19 pandemic in Italy. The American Review of Public Administration, 50(6-7), 621-627.
  16. Mergel, I., Ganapati, S., & Whitford, A. B. (2021). Agile: A new way of governingPublic Administration Review81(1), 161-165.
  17. Mizrahi, S., Vigoda‐Gadot, E., & Cohen, N. (2021). How Well Do They Manage a Crisis? The Government’s Effectiveness during the Covid‐19 Pandemic. Public Administration Review.
  18. Nelson, M. J., & Witko, C. (2020). Government reputational effects of COVID-19 public health actions: A job opportunity evaluation conjoint experiment. Journal of Behavioral Public Administration, 3(1)
  19. Nyamutata, C. (2020). Do Civil Liberties Really Matter During Pandemics?: Approaches to Coronavirus Disease (covid-19). International Human Rights Law Review, 9(1), 62-98.
  20. Plaček, M., Špaček, D., & Ochrana, F. (2020). Public leadership and strategies of Czech municipalities during the COVID-19 pandemic–municipal activism vs municipal passivism. International Journal of Public Leadership, 17(1).
  21. Ramírez de la Cruz, E. E., Grin, E. J., Sanabria‐Pulido, P., Cravacuore, D., & Orellana, A. (2020). The Transaction Costs of Government Responses to the COVID‐19 Emergency in Latin AmericaPublic Administration Review80(4), 683-695.
  22. Rogers-Glabush, J., & Morales, T. (2020). Emergency Tax Measures in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. European Taxation. 60(7).
  23. Schuster, C., Weitzman, L., Sass Mikkelsen, K., Meyer‐Sahling, J., Bersch, K., Fukuyama, F., … & Kay, K. (2020). Responding to COVID‐19 through surveys of public servants. Public Administration Review, 80(5), 792-796.
  24. Sigma (2020). Public Administration: Responding to the COVID-19, Pandemic Mapping the EU member states’ public administration responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Paris: Sigma,
  25. Steen, T., & Brandsen, T. (2020). Coproduction during and after the COVID‐19 Pandemic: Will It Last?Public Administration Review80(5), 851-855.
  26. van den Oord, S., Vanlaer, N., Marynissen, H., Brugghemans, B., Van Roey, J., Albers, S., … & Kenis, P. (2020). Network of networks: preliminary lessons from the Antwerp Port Authority on crisis management and network governance to deal with the COVID‐19 pandemicPublic Administration Review80(5), 880-894.
  27. Waismel-Manor, I., Bar-Siman-Tov, I., Rozenberg, O., Levanon, A., Benoît, C., & Ifergane, G. (2020). Covid-19 and Legislative Activity: A Cross-National StudyAvailable at SSRN.
  28. Waismel-Manor, I., Bar-Siman-Tov, I., Rozenberg, O., Levanon, A., Benoît, C., & Ifergane, G. (2020). Online Supplement for Covid-19 and Legislative Activity: A Cross-National Study. Available at SSRN.