Oliver James

University of Exeter - Department of Politics

Professor

Northcote House

The Queen's Drive

Exeter, Devon EX4 4QJ

United Kingdom

http://www.huss.ex.ac.uk/politics/staff/james/index.php

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

New Leaders’ Managerial Background and the Performance of Public Organizations: The Theory of Publicness Fit

This is a pre-print version of an article published in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory © The Author 2014. Published by Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2014
Nicolai Petrovsky, Oliver James and George Boyne
University of Kentucky - James W. Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Exeter - Department of Politics and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
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chief executive succession, organizational performance, public organizations

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Behavioural and Experimental Public Administration: Emerging Contributions and New Directions

James, O., Jilke, S. & G. Van Ryzin (2017): Behavioural and Experimental Public Administration: Emerging Contributions and New Directions. Public Administration, 95(4): 865-873.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2018
University of Exeter - Department of Politics, McCourt School of Public Policy; Georgetown University and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers University, Newark
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behavioral public administration, public administration, public management, experimental methods, experiments, behvaioral science, behavioral economics, political psychology

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Party Control, Party Competition and Public Service Performance

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 May 2011
Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School, University of Exeter - Department of Politics, Department of Political Economy, KCLUniversity College London - School of Public Policy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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performance, public management, parties

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What Explains Agency Heads’ Length of Tenure? Testing Managerial Background, Performance, and Political Environment Effects for Different Forms of Exit

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2016
University of Kentucky - James W. Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Exeter - Department of Politics, University of Exeter and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
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agency head length of tenure, senior public managers, retention, public organizations

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The Politics of Agency Death: Ministers and the Survival of Government Agencies in a Parliamentary System

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 May 2014
University of Exeter - Department of Politics, University of Kentucky - James W. Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Exeter and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
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agency survival, agency termination, organizational survival, organizational termination

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Competition and Switching in Public Service Markets: Can They Reduce Inequalities?

Regulation & Governance, 11(1): 41-63, 2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2018
University of Cantabria, University of Exeter - Department of Politics and McCourt School of Public Policy; Georgetown University
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public infrastructure services, regulation, regulatory welfare state, liberalization, consumer, equality

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Citizens' Blame of Politicians for Public Service Failure: Experimental Evidence about Blame Reduction through Delegation and Contracting

Public Administration Review, 76(1): 83-93, 2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2018
University of Exeter - Department of Politics, McCourt School of Public Policy; Georgetown University, University of Exeter and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Department of Public AdministrationKU Leuven - Department of Political Science
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Public service, contracting, blame, accountability, delegation, experiment

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Measurement Equivalence in Replications of Experiments: When and Why it Matters and Guidance on How to Determine Equivalence

Public Management Review, 19(9): 1293-1310, 2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2018
McCourt School of Public Policy; Georgetown University, University of Kentucky - James W. Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, KU Leuven and University of Exeter - Department of Politics
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Replication, experiment, measurement equivalence, measurement invariance, cross-replication equivalence, blame, blame shifting, responsibility attribution, political accountability; measurement

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Do More Options Always Benefit the Users of Public Services? An Experimental Study of School Choice, Performance, and Satisfaction

Public Administration Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 08 Oct 2020
Ivan P. Lee, Sebastian Jilke and Oliver James
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA), McCourt School of Public Policy; Georgetown University and University of Exeter - Department of Politics
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User Satisfaction, School Choice, Choice Overload

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Political and Managerial Succession and the Performance of English Local Governance

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Nicolai Petrovsky, George Boyne and Oliver James
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and University of Exeter - Department of Politics

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Evaluating the Expectations Disconfirmation and Expectations Anchoring Approaches to Citizen Satisfaction with Local Public Services

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 107-123, 2009
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Oliver James
University of Exeter - Department of Politics

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