Research & Publications

On his research topics he published about 280 articles in Dutch language in scientific journals and book chapters. An overview of all publications (update June 30, 2017) can be found here.  In addition he wrote or (co-)edited thirteen books in Dutch language. The extended list of Dutch language publications is not included here. Recent international (English) publications are contained in the following list:

1. The 1981 Netherlands Election, in West European Politics, Volume 4, Number 3, October 1981, pp. 297‑301.

2. Improvement of public provision of goods and services, in J.E. Lane (ed.), State and Market, The Politics of the Public and the Private, London‑Beverly Hills‑New Delhi 1985, pp. 53‑69.

3. Depillarisation and the Decline of Consociationalism in the Nether­lands: 1970 ‑ 1985, in West European Politics, Volume 9, Number 1, January 1986, pp. 97‑119.

4. Spatial analysis of electoral competition. Demand and supply of economic policy in representative democracy; The Netherlands 1946-1982′, Ph.D. Thesis Erasmus Uni­versity Rotterdam, Eburon, Delft 1989, pp. xvi + 306.

5. Privatization and the Third Sector of the Economy. A public choice perspective, in Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Volume 61, 4/1990, December 1990, pp. 537-560.

6. Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Fairest of Them All, or why so many policies designed to tackle environmental problems have failed so far, in D.J. Kraan and R.J. in ‘t Veld (eds.), Environmental Protection: Public or Private Choice, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, and London 1991, pp. 207-219, (co-authored by F.K.M. van Nispen).

7. Tax Reform, Economic Emancipation of Women, and Public Policy Formation in The Netherlands 1980-1992: A Public Choice Approach, in J.G. Backhaus (ed.), The Tax System and Female Emancipation, special issue of Journal of Economic Studies, MCB University Press, Volume 18 Number 5/6, 1991, pp. 87-104.

8. Six Chapters in: Public Management Reform. Comparative Experiences from East and West, Eds. D. Coombs and T. Verheijen, ACE-Phare Project 1994, Report to the European Commission, Paris 1997 (also published as Innovations in Public Management. Perspectives form East and West, by Edward Elgar, Cheltenham 1998), pp. 407:

Ch. 3, Theories of Administrative Reform and their Practical Implications, (with Ph. Keraudren), pp. 25-40.

Ch. 5B, Reform of Public Management in Hungary: Main Directions, (with Ph. Keraudren), pp. 115-131.

Ch. 6B, Public Management in Slowakia: a New Administration for a New State, (with T. Verheijen), pp. 149-170.

Ch. 11A, Public Management in the Netherlands: an Introduction, pp. 299-324.

Ch. 11C, The Netherlands: the Middle Way? (with P. Kuklis), pp. 339-341.

Ch. 13, The Experience of OECD countries and its Relevance for Central and Eastern Europe, pp. 375-389.

9. Six Chapters in: Innovations in Public Management. Perspectives from East and West Europe, Eds. D. Coombs and T. Verheijen, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham 1998, pp. 432:

Ch. 3, Theories of Administrative Reform and their Practical Implications, (with Ph. Keraudren), pp. 39-56.

Ch. 7, Reform of Public Management in Hungary: Main Directions, (with Ph. Keraudren), pp. 143-158.

Ch. 9, Public Management in Slowakia: a New Administration for a New State, (with T. Verheijen), pp. 180-206.

Ch. 16, Public Management in the Netherlands, pp. 322-351.

Ch. 17, The Netherlands: the Middle Way? (with P. Kuklis), pp. 352-355.

Ch. 20, Lessons from the Experience of OECD countries, pp. 388-403.

10. Synthesis Report on the Evaluation of the Matra Programme on Good Governance in the Russian Federation. (Complete Report). Report prepared for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Inspectie Ontwik­kelingssamenwerking en Beleidsevaluatie (IOB), The Hague, the Netherlands, Maastricht, August 1998, pp. ix+190.

11. Synthesis Report on the Evaluation of the Matra Programme on Good Governance in the Russian Federation. (Main text without annexes). Report prepared for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Inspectie Ontwik­kelingssamenwerking en Beleidsevalu­atie (IOB), The Hague, the Netherlands, Maastricht, August 1998, pp. ix+45.

12. Review (in English) of D.J Wolfson, ‘Theorie en Toepassingen van de Economische Politiek’, in De Economist, Netherlands Economic Review, Volume 151, No. 1, March 2003, pp. 160-163.

13. For a Smaller but Better Government. Government and Marketisation of Public Service Delivery in an Age of Transition, Chapter originally presented at the Conference ‘Improving the Capacity of Ministries to make Strategic Policy Decisions’, UNDP/Governent of Serbia, Belgrade 25 and 26 September 2003, to be published in Improving the Capacity of Ministries to make Strategic Policy Decisions, (editors David Coombes et alii), UNDP/Government of Serbia, Belgrade, December 2003, pp. 1-13.

14. Wage System Reform in Education and Health Care in The Republic of Tajikistan. Diagnostic Policy Paper on behalf of the Worldbank, Washington D.C., Full Report, July 2005, pp. 90.

15. Mierlo, J.G.A. van, et. al. (Eds.) Water and Energy in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine, an intercultural and multidisciplinary approach, Jacques Delors Chair Master-class, vol. 1, Maastricht, UPM, 2004.

16. Mierlo, J.G.A. van, et. al. (Eds.) Water and Energy in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine, an intercultural and multidisciplinary approach, Jacques Delors Chair Master-class, vol. 2, Maastricht, UPM, 2006.