Merit Recruitment, Tenure Protections and Public Service Motivation

Christian Schuster, Kim Sass Mikkelsen and I published our article ‘Merit recruitment, tenure protections and public service motivation: Evidence from a conjoint experiment with 7,300 public servants in Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe’ in Public Administration.

The article is based on the research we conducted in the context of the British Academy DfID project on civil service reform and anti-corruption in developing countries. The article can be accessed here :