Award for the Best Comparative Paper Presented at a NISPAcee Annual Conference
2. Description of Award
3. Submission Process
4. Award Committee
Prof. Iris Geva-May
Founding Editor-in-Chief (JCPA) and Chair (ICPA-Forum) Simon Fraser University - Vancouver, Canada
Prof. Tiina Randma-Liiv
Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Prof. B. Guy Peters
Pittsburg University, USA
Prof. Juraj Nemec
Matej Bel University, Slovakia
5. Eligibility criteria
All comparative papers involving at least one country in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), and presented at a NISPAcee Annual Conference, will be eligible for the Award.
6. Announcement of Award
The award is 500 USD to the author(s) and is underwritten by the publisher, Routledge: Oxford, UK.
In addition, the winner(s) will receive a Certificate acknowledging their contribution to comparative scholarship, and the winning paper will be published in the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (JCPA) following an expedited triple blind-fold review process.
James W. Douglas, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Jason H. Windett, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Paper: Financial bureaucracies of Europe: Finance Officers’Attitudes Regarding their Responsibilities and Roles
Paper: Policy Learning from Crisis in Financial Regulation and Supervision: Overcoming Coordination Challenges?
Paweł Swianiewicz and Anna Kurniewicz, Department for Local Development and Policy, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland and Desislava Kalcheva, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria
Paper: The Political Business Cycle in Policies of Tariffs for Local Public Services: A Comparison of Poland and Bulgaria
Morten Meyerhoff Nielsen, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia Paper: Citizen use of government eServices: Comparing use, governance and cooperation models in Estonia and Georgia
Michal Plaček, Milan Půček, František Ochrana, Center for Social and Economic Strategies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Paper: The Comparison of Bulgaria and the Czech Republic in the Identification of Corruption Risk
Paper: Fiscal Crisis and Expenditure Cuts: The Influence of Public Management Practices on Cutback Strategies in Europe
Aleksander Aristovnik, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Paper: The construction of regulations in Slovenia and Croatia – material and procedural aspects between public and private interests
Riin Savi, Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology
Aleksandrs Cepilov, Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology.
Paper: The Role of Agencies and Street-Level Bureaucrats in Cutback Management: Comparing the Cases of Estonia and Latvia
Walter Kickert, Erasmus University
Karin Hilmer Pedersen, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University, Denmark
Lars Johannsen, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University, Denmark
Paper: Pluralism in Public Administration and Shared Values: The Baltic countries
sity of Twente, The Netherlands,
Diana-Camelia Iancu, Faculty of Public Administration, National School of Political Studies and Public
Paper:Post EU accession reforms in Central and Eastern European countries: Who will (continue to) bother?