Andrew B. Whitford

University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

Athens, GA 30602

United States

http://andrewwhitford.com

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1.

Incentives and Tournaments in Public Organizations

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Agency theory, public organizations, pay for performance, organizational design

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Employee Satisfaction in Agencies with Merit-Based Pay: Differential Effects for Three Measures

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
Sungjoo Choi and Andrew B. Whitford
Kyung Hee University and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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merit-based pay, job satisfaction, fair appraisal

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Principal-Agent Negotiations with Teams of Agents: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Principal agency, teams, experiments, trust

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Estimation of Several Political Action Effects of Energy Prices

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2015
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Policy agendas,Institutional change, Energy

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Experimental Tests for Gender Effects in a Principal-Agent Game

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Experimental economics, Gender, Principal-Agency

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Perceptions of the Rule of Law: Evidence on the Impact of Judicial Insulation

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2014
Jeff Yates, Andrew B. Whitford and David S. Brown
Binghamton University - Department of Political Science, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Political Science
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rule of law, disappointment, comparative, state, country, world bank, insulation, judicial, de jure, de facto, perceptions, investment

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Strategic Transformation in Public Health: In the Case of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Dec 2005
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Public health, organizational change, reorganization, strategy

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Several Diverse Effects of Reorganization: Evidence from the USCIS

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jan 2015
Soo-Young Lee, Taesik Yun, Andrew B. Whitford and Jae Young Lim
Seoul National University, University of Georgia - Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Georgia - School of Public and International Affairs
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Political Polarization as a Constraint on Government: Evidence from Corruption

World Development, Vol. 39, No. 9, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Jul 2015
David S. Brown, Michael Touchton and Andrew B. Whitford
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Political Science, Boise State University and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Corruption, Polarization, Development, Democracy

Political Polarization as a Constraint on Government: Evidence from Corruption

World Development. 39(9):1516-1529.
Posted: 18 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
David S. Brown, Michael Touchton and Andrew B. Whitford
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Political Science, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Political Science and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Corruption, political institutions, political polarization

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Developing Knowledge States: Technology and the Enhancement of National Statistical Capacity

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Derrick Anderson and Andrew B. Whitford
Arizona State University and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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National statistical capacity, technological attainment, governance

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Institutional Design and Regulatory Burden: Evidence from Student Financial Aid

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Aug 2015
Andrew B. Whitford and Janet Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Informative Analytics, LLC
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Regulatory Burden, Student Financial Aid, Institutional Design

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Machine Learning for Public Administration Research, with Application to Organizational Reputation

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 May 2018
Lefteris Jason Anastasopoulos and Andrew B. Whitford
Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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organizational reputation, machine learning, public administration, text analysis, gradient boosted trees

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Information and Uncertainty in Regulatory Processes: Evidence from the Implementation of EPA Waivers

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 24(2):267-288, 2014
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Regulation, Information, Uncertainty, Environmental Protection

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Design, Performance, and Interstate Collaboration: Insights from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Regional & Federal Studies. 22(4):475-498.
Posted: 06 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Brendan Kretzschmar and Andrew B. Whitford
Independent and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Exit, Voice, and Loyalty with Multiple Exit Strategies

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford and Soo-Young Lee
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Disorder, Dictatorship, and Government Effectiveness: Cross-national Evidence

Journal of Public Policy. 32(1):5-31.
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford and Soo-Young Lee
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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democracy, government performance, quality

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Signing Statements as Bargaining Outcomes: Evidence from the Bush Administration

Presidential Studies Quarterly. 42(2):343-362.
Posted: 02 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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signing statements, bargaining, presidency, law

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Institutional Design and Information Revelation: Evidence from Environmental Right-to-Know

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 189-205, 2009
Posted: 23 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Decentralized Policy Implementation

Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 17-30, 2007
Posted: 21 May 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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policy implementation, decentralization, regulation

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Government Effectiveness in Comparative Perspective

Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis. 11(2):249-281.
Posted: 14 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Soo-Young Lee and Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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government effectiveness, comparative bureaucracy

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A Topography of Civil Service Laws

International Public Management Journal. 14(1):106-130.
Posted: 14 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Sungjoo Choi and Andrew B. Whitford
Kyung Hee University and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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civil service systems, organizational configurations, comparative bureaucracy

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The Political Roots of Executive Clemency

American Politics Research, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 825-846
Posted: 25 May 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford and Holona LeAnne Ochs
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Howard University

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Presidency, executive branch, pardons, clemency, executive privilege, criminal justice, separated powers, policy signals, policy agendas

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Does More Federal Environmental Funding Increase or Decrease States’ Efforts?: Evidence on Flypaper Effects from American Federalism

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 30(1):136-152.
Posted: 25 May 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Benjamin Y. Clark and Andrew B. Whitford
University of Oregon - School of Planning, Public Policy & Management and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Fiscal Federalism, Environmental Policy, Political Economy

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Separation and Integration in Public Health: Evidence from Organizational Structure in the States

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 23(1):55-77.
Posted: 02 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford and Amber H. Sinclair
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Organizational design, public health, environmental health

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Effects of the Institutional Design of the Civil Service: Evidence from Corruption

International Public Management Journal. 11(4):404-425.
Posted: 02 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Ellen Rubin and Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Civil service, corruption, institutional design

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The Hierarchical Consequences of Reinvention

Journal of Management History. 16(1):59-74.
Posted: 10 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Hierarchy, Agency, Political Control, Conflict Resolution, Reorganization

The Principal's Moral Hazard: Constraints on the Use of Incentives in Hierarchy

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 17(2):213-233.
Posted: 02 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Gary J. Miller and Andrew B. Whitford
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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hierarchies, principal-agency, risk aversion

The Principal's Moral Hazard: Constraints on the Use of Incentives in Hierarchy

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 213-233, 2007
Posted: 17 Jul 2008
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Political and Social Foundations for Environmental Sustainability

Political Research Quarterly. 62(1):190-204.
Posted: 08 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford and Karen Wong
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Georgia

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Sustainability, federalism, democracy, economic development, religion, environmental policy

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Checks, Balances, and the Cost of Regulation: Evidence from the American States

Political Research Quarterly. 60(4):696-706.
Posted: 03 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Dorothy Daley, Donald P. Haider-Markel and Andrew B. Whitford
School of Public Affairs and Administration, University of Kansas and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Credible commitment, regulatory compliance costs, environmental policy

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Minority Health in the United States: Why Organization Matters

The Journal of Law in Society. 8(2):105-120.
Posted: 01 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Louis Saddler and Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Minority health, organizational structure, public agencies

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Descriptive Representation and the Allocation of Policy-Making Authority: Evidence from Women in Cabinets and Bureaucracies

Governance. 20(4):559-580.
Posted: 29 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford, Vicky M. Wilkins and Mercedes G. Ball
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University - School of Public Affairs and Spelman College

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Descriptive representation, gender, cabinet, bureaucracy, portfolio allocation

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Extra-Judicial Decision-Making for Drug Safety and Risk Management: Evidence from the Fda

Northwestern University Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property. 5(2):250-264.
Posted: 14 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Hazel McMullin and Andrew B. Whitford
Independent and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Teams, Regulation, Pharmaceuticals, Advisory Committees

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Perceiving Credible Commitments: How Independent Regulators Shape Elite Perceptions of Regulatory Quality

British Journal of Political Science. 39(3):517-537.
Posted: 04 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Anthony M. Bertelli and Andrew B. Whitford
New York University - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Regulatory quality, regulatory independence, political economy

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A Test of the Political Control of Bureaucracies Under Asymmetric Information

Rationality and Society. 20(4):445-470.
Posted: 26 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Political control of the bureaucracy, environmental policy, right to know, asymmetric information

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Making Environmental Self-Regulation Mandatory

Global Environmental Politics. 6(4):1-12.
Posted: 18 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Richard Arnold and Andrew B. Whitford
MarsHelix and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Environmental policy, environmental enforcement, environmental regulation, public procurement

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Dynamics of Partisan Representation, the American South, 1898-2010

Quality and Quantity. 47(3):1531-1543.
Posted: 18 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Political representation, legislature, dynamic models, estimation

Exit, Voice, Loyalty, and Pay: Evidence from the Public Workforce

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 18(4):647-671.
Posted: 18 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Soo-Young Lee and Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Exit, voice, loyalty, public workforce, survey

Exit, Voice, Loyalty, and Pay: Evidence from the Public Workforce

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 647-671, 2008
Posted: 02 Oct 2008
Soo-Young Lee and Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Technology and the Evolution of the Regulatory State

Comparative Political Studies. 42(12):1567-1590.
Posted: 05 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford and Justin Abbott Tucker
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and California State University, Fullerton - Division of Politics, Administration & Justice

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Voluntary regulation, compliance, environmental management system, technology

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Focal Points in Public Policy: Evidence from Voluntary Regulation

Review of Policy Research. 29(2):281-299.
Posted: 05 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford and Justin Abbott Tucker
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and California State University, Fullerton - Division of Politics, Administration & Justice

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Voluntary regulation, compliance, environmental management system, expressive law

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Unitary, Divisional, and Matrix Forms as Political Governance Systems

Journal of Management and Governance. 10(4):435-454.
Posted: 02 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Agenda-setting, authority, conflict resolution, hierarchy, matrix

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Policy Signals and Executive Governance: Presidential Rhetoric in the War on Drugs

Journal of Politics, Vol. 65, No. 4, pp. 995-1012, 2003
Posted: 01 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford and Jeff Yates
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Binghamton University - Department of Political Science

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law, legal, economic, political science, bureaucracy, prosecutors, attorneys, war on drugs, policy, rhetoric, president, executive, agenda setting

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The (Negligible) Benefit of Moving First: Efficiency and Equity in Principal-Agent Negotiations

Group Decision and Negotiation. 22(3):499-518.
Posted: 05 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford, Gary J. Miller and William P. Bottom
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School

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Negotiation, Agency Theory, Social Exchange

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Pollution Incidence and Political Jurisdiction: Evidence from the Tri

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 403-424, 2003
Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Andrew B. Whitford and Eric Helland
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance

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environmental federalism, environmental policy, environmental enforcement, environmental regulation

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Bureaucratic Discretion, Agency Structure, and Democratic Responsiveness: The Case of the United States Attorneys

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 3-27, 2002
Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Prosecution, Regulation, Political Control

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Trust and Incentives in Principal-Agent Negotiations: The 'Insurance/Incentive Trade-Off'

Journal of Theoretical Politics, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 231-267, 2002
Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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contracts, agency, trust, incentives, risk

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Decentralization and Political Control of the Bureaucracy

Journal of Theoretical Politics, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 167-193, 2002
Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Decentralization, Political Control, Bureaucratic Politics, Principal-agency Theory, Regulatory Policy

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Threats, Institutions, and Regulation in Common Pool Resources

Policy Sciences, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 125-139, 2002
Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Bureaucratic politics, water rights, common pool resources, risk, uncertainty

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Volunteerism and Social Capital in Policy Implementation: Evidence from the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

Journal of Aging and Social Policy, Vol. 14, No. 3/4, pp. 61-73, 2003
Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Volunteerism, long term care, political ideology

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Adapting Agencies: Competition, Imitation, and Punishment in the Design of Bureaucratic Performance

2003. In POLITICS, POLICY AND ORGANIZATIONS: ESSAYS ON THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF BUREAUCRACY, George Krause and Kenneth J. Meier, eds., University of Michigan Press, 2003
Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Bureaucratic politics, competition, adaptative processes, organizational design

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The Structures of Interest Coalitions: Evidence from Environmental Litigation

Business and Politics, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 45-64, 2003
Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Litigation, environmental policy, Supreme Court, amicus curiae

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The Pursuit of Political Control by Multiple Principals

Journal of Politics, Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 39-49, 2005
Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Superfund, environmental regulation, political control, bureaucratic politics

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Ideological Extremism and Public Participation

Social Science Quarterly, Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Jun 2005
Andrew B. Whitford
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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volunteerism, long term care, political ideology

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Organisational Dilemmas of the U.S. Epa: Why Structures Matter for Environmental Protection

Environmental Politics, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 142-147, 2005
Posted: 03 Jun 2005
Richard Arnold and Andrew B. Whitford
MarsHelix and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Environmental policy, environmental enforcement, environmental regulation, organizational design

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Agenda Setting, Issue Priorities and Organizational Maintenance: The U.S. Supreme Court, 1955 to 1994

British Journal of Political Science, Vol. 35, p. 369, 2005
Posted: 04 May 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Jeff Yates, Andrew B. Whitford and William Gillespie
Binghamton University - Department of Political Science, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Kennesaw State University

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law, legal, economic, agenda, supreme court, issue, criminal, political, congress, president

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The Presidency and the Supreme Court after Bush V. Gore: Implications for Institutional Legitimacy and Effectiveness

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, p. 101, 2002
Posted: 18 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Jeff Yates and Andrew B. Whitford
Binghamton University - Department of Political Science and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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law, legal, bush, gore, president, court, empirical, survey, election, confirmation, nomination, justices

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Presidential Power and the United States Supreme Court

Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 51, No.2, pp. 539-550, June 1998
Posted: 22 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Andrew B. Whitford and Jeff Yates
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Binghamton University - Department of Political Science

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President, supreme court, ideology, presidential approval, foreign policy, constitutional

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Building a Pathway to Cooperation: Negotiation and Social Exchange between Principal and Agent

Administrative Science Quarterly. 51(1):29-58.
Posted: 10 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, American University and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy

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Negotiation, Gift Exchange, Principal Agent Theory