Policy Publications

2020, forthcoming, Making Merit Recruitment Work: Lessons from and for the Western Balkans. Danilovgrad: ReSPA Publications. Lead author with Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Christian Schuster, Ranka Bartula-Musikic, Damir Ahmetovic, Milena Muk, Irena Naidov-Little, Hamit Qeriqi, Ansi Shundi and Vladimir Vlajkovic.


2020, Civil Service Management in Croatia: Evidence from a Survey of More than 7,000 Civil Servants.  Report delivered to the Ministry of Public Administration, Government of the Republic of Croatia. With Kim Sass Mikkelsen and Christian Schuster.


2020, Civil Service Management in Slovakia: Evidence from a Survey of More than 11,000 Civil Servants.  Report delivered to the Government Office, Government of the Republic of Slovakia. With Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Christian Schuster and Katarina Staronova.


2020, Encuesta Nacional de Funcionariosen Chile: Evidencia para un  serviciopúblicomásmotivado, satisfecho, comprometido y ético. Report for the National Directorate of the Civil Service, Government of Chile. With Christian Schuster (lead author), Javier Fuenzalida, Kim Sass Mikkelsen, and Noam Titelman.


2019, Merit Recruitment in the Western Balkans: An Evaluation of Change Between 2015 and 2019. Danilovgrad: ReSPA Publications. Lead author with Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Christian Schuster, Ranka Bartula-Musikic, Damir Ahmetovic, Margarita Ivanova, Hamit Qeriqi, Rajko Radevic, Ansi Shundi and Vladimir Vlajkovic.


2019, Survey of Personnel Managers in the Western Balkans: Albania. Danilovgrad: ReSPA. Report prepared for the ReSPA Working Group on HRM/HRD in the Public Sector. Lead author with Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Christian Schuster, Fanni Toth, Ranka Bartula-Musikic and Ansi Shundi.


2019, Survey of Personnel Managers in the Western Balkans: Bosnia and Herzegovina. Danilovgrad: ReSPA. Lead author with Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Christian Schuster, Fanni Toth, Ranka Bartula-Musikic and Damir Ahmetovic.


2019, Survey of Personnel Managers in the Western Balkans: Kosovo. Danilovgrad: ReSPA. Lead author with Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Christian Schuster, Fanni Toth, Ranka Bartula-Musikic and Hamit Qeriqi.


2019, Survey of Personnel Managers in the Western Balkans: North Macedonia. Danilovgrad: ReSPA. Lead author with Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Christian Schuster, Fanni Toth, Ranka Bartula-Musikic and Margarita Ivanova.


2019, Survey of Personnel Managers in the Western Balkans: Montenegro. Danilovgrad: ReSPA. Lead author with Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Christian Schuster, Fanni Toth, Ranka Bartula-Musikic and Rajko Radevic.


2019, Survey of Personnel Managers in the Western Balkans: Serbia. Danilovgrad: ReSPA. Lead author with Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Christian Schuster, Fanni Toth, Ranka Bartula-Musikic and Vladimir Vlajkovic.


2019, Civil Service Management in Bangladesh: Evidence from a Survey of More than 1.000 Civil Servants. London: British Academy and DfID Anti-Corruption Evidence Programme. Project Report. Lead author with Christian Schuster, Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Kazi Marful Islam and Taiabur Rahman. 


2018, How to Improve the Quality of Public Administration in Europe? Lessons from and for Civil Service Reform. Brussels: EUPACK Topical Paper. With ChristianSchuster and Kim Sass Mikkelsen.


2018, Civil Service Management in Developing Countries: What Works? Evidence from a Survey of 23.000 Civil Servants in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America. London: British Academy and DfID Anti-Corruption Evidence Programme. Project Report. With Christian Schuster and Kim Sass Mikkelsen. 


2018, The Quality of Civil Service Management in Albania: Evidence from a Survey of Central Government Civil Servants and Public Employees. London: British Academy and DfID Anti-Corruption Evidence Programme. Project Report. Lead author with Christian Schuster, Kim Sass Mikkelsen and Ansi Shundi. 


2018, Civil Service Management in Estonia: Evidence from a Survey of Civil Servants and Employees. London: British Academy and DfID Anti-Corruption Evidence Programme. Project Report. Lead author with Christian Schuster, Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Cerlin Pesti and Tiina Randma-Liiv. 


2018, Towards a More Professional Civil Service in Kosovo: Evidence from a Survey of Civil Servants in Central and Local Government. London: British Academy and DfID Anti-Corruption Evidence Programme. Project Report. Lead author with Christian Schuster, Kim Sass Mikkelsen and Hamit Qeriqi. 


2018, Civil Service Management in Nepal: Evidence from a Survey of More than 1.200 Civil Servants. London: British Academy and DfID Anti-Corruption Evidence Programme. Project Report. Lead author with Christian Schuster, Kim Sass Mikkelsen and Shree Krishna Shrestha. 


2017, Prácticas de gestión de personas para un serviciopúblicomásmotivado, comprometido y éticoen Chile London: British Academy and DfID Anti-Corruption Evidence Programme. Project Report. With Christian Schuster (lead author), Kim Sass Mikkelsen and Constanza González Parrao. 


2015, Improving the Implementation of Merit Recruitment Procedures in the Western Balkans: Analysis and Recommendations. Danilovgrad: ReSPA Publications. Lead author with Kim Sass Mikkelsen, Damir Ahmetovic, Margarita Ivanova, Hamit Qeriqi, Rajko Radevic, Ansi Shundi and Vladimir Vlajkovic.


2012, Civil Service Professionalisation in the Western Balkans. SIGMA Paper Nr 48. Paris: OECD Publications. Single authored.


2009, The Sustainability of Civil Service Reform in Central and Eastern Europe Five Years after Accession. SIGMA Paper Nr 44. Paris: OECD Publications. Single authored.


2009, The Lithuanian Civil Service and Its Modernisation Guidelines. Vilnius/Lithuania: Civil Service Department of the Government of Lithuania. Lead author with Vitalis Nakrosis. 2008, Corruption Risks and the Management of the Ministerial Bureaucracy in Poland. Warsaw: Ernst and Young. With Paul Heywood (lead author).


2008, Corruption Risks and the Management of the Ministerial Bureaucracy in Poland. Warsaw: Ernst and Young. With Paul Heywood (lead author).