Karin Ingold

University of Bern
Institute of Political Science

Fabrikstrasse 8

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My current research focuses on fragmented political subsystems and subsystem overlap, applying statistical network models.

Leifeld Ph, Wankmüller S, Berger V, Ingold K, Steiger Ch (2017) Collaboration patterns in the German political science co-authorship network. PLos ONE 12(4): e0174671.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0174671.
Ingold K (2017) How to create and preserve social capital in climate adaptation policies: a network approach to natural hazard prevention. Ecological Economics 131(1): 414-424.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2016.08.033.
Varone F, Ingold K, Jourdain Ch (2017) Defending the status quo across venues and coalitions: evidence from California interest groups. Journal of Public Policy 37(1): 1-26.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0143814X16000179.
Cairney P, Ingold K, Fischer M (2016) Fracking in the UK and Switzerland: why differences in policymaking systems don't always produce different outputs and outcomes. Policy and Politics. Online.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1332/030557316X14793989976783.
Ingold K, Fischer M, Cairney P (2016) Drivers for Policy Agreement in Nascent Subsystems: An Application of the Advocacy Coalition Framework to Fracking Policy in Switzerland and the UK. Policy Studies Journal. Online.
DOI: 10.1111/psj.12173.
Ingold K, Fischer M, de Boer C, Mollinga P (2016) Water Management Across Borders, Scales and Sectors: Recent developments and future challenges in water policy analysis. Environmental Policy and Governance 26(4): 223-228.
DOI: 10.1002/eet.1713.
Balsiger J, Ingold K (2016). In the Eye of the Beholder: Network location and sustainability perception in flood prevention. Environmental Policy and Governance 26(4): 242-256.
DOI: 10.1002/eet.1715.
Varone F, Ingold K, Jourdain Ch (2016) Studying policy advocacy through social network Analysis. European Political Science. Online.
DOI: 10.1057/eps.2016.16.
Ingold K, Pflieger G (2016). Two levels, two strategies: explaining the gap between Swiss national and international responses towards Climate Change. European Policy Analysis Journal 2(1): 20-38.
DOI: 10.18278/epa.2.1.4.
Fischer M, Ingold K, Sciarini P, Varone F (2016) Dealing with Bad Guys: Actor- and Process-level Determinants of “Devil Shift” in Policymaking. Dealing with bad guys: actor- and process-level determinants of the “Devil Shift” in policy making. Journal of Public Policy 36(2): 309-334.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0143814X15000021.
Markard J, Suter M, Ingold K (2016) Socio-technical transitions and policy change - Advocacy coalitions in Swiss energy policy. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 18(1): 215-237.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eist.2015.05.003
Ingold K, Leifeld Ph (2016). Structural and Institutional Determinants of Influence Reputation: A Comparison of Collaborative and Adversarial Policy Networks in Decision Making and Implementation. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 26(1): 1-18.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jopart/muu043
Thomann E, Lieberherr E, Ingold K (2016). Torn between state and market: Private policy implementation and conflicting institutional logics. Policy & Society 35(1): 57-69.
DOI: 10.1016/j.polsoc.2015.12.001
Kunz N, Fischer M, Ingold K, Hering J (2016) Drivers for and against municipal wastewater recycling: a review. Water Science & Technology 73(2): 251-259.
DOI: 10.2166/wst.2015.496.
Leifeld Ph, Ingold K (2016) Co-authorship Networks in Swiss Political Research. Swiss Political Science Review 22(2): 264-287.
DOI: 10.1111/spsr.12193.
Christopoulos D, Ingold K (2015) Exceptional or just well connected? Political entrepreneurs and brokers in policy making. European Political Science Review 7(3): 475-498.
DOI: 10.1017/S1755773914000277.
Kunz N, Fischer M, Ingold K, Hering J (2015) Why Do Some Water Utilities Recycle More than Others? A Qualitative Comparative Analysis in New South Wales, Australia. Environmental Science Technology 49(14): 8287 - 8296.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b01827.
Bronimann S, Appenzeller Ch, Croci M, Fuhrer J, Grosjean M, Hohmann R, Ingold K, Knutti R, Liniger M, Raible Ch, Röthlisberger R, Schär Ch, Scherrer S, Strassmann K, Thalmann Ph (2014) Climate change in Switzerland: A review of physical, institutional and political aspects. WIREs Climate Change 5(4): 461-481.
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.280
Herny A, Ingold K, Nohrstedt D, Weible C M (2014) Policy Change in Comparative Contexts: Applying the Advocacy Coalition Framework Outside of Western Europe and North America. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis 16(4): 299-312.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13876988.2014.941200
Ingold K (2011) Network Structures within Policy Processes: Coalitions, Power, and Brokerage in Swiss Climate Policy. Policy Studies Journal 39(3): 435-59.
Ingold K, Varone F (2012) Treating Policy Brokers Seriously: Evidence from the Climate Policy. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 22 (2): 319-346.
DOI: doi:10.1093/jopart/mur035
Fischer M, Ingold K, Sciarini P, Varone F (2012) Impacts of market liberalization on regulatory network: A longitudinal analysis of the Swiss telecommunications sector. Policy Studies Journal 40 (3): 435-457.
Maggetti M, Ingold K, Varone F (2013) Having Your Cake and Eating It Too: Can Regulatory Agencies Be Both Independent and Accountable? Swiss Political Science Review 19 (1): 1–25.
Lienert J, Schnetzer F, Ingold K (2013) Combining stakeholder analysis with network analysis to understanding stakeholders in using the case of water infrastructure planning in Switzerland. Journal of Environmental Management 125: 134–148.
Ingold K, Varone F, Stokman F (2013) A social network-based approach to assess de facto independence of regulatory agencies, Journal of European Public Policy 20 (10): 1464-1481.
Ingold K, Balsiger J (2013) Sustainability Principles put into Practice: Case Studies of Network Analysis in Swiss Climate Change Adaptation. Regional Environmental Change.
DOI: 10.1007/s10113-013-0575-7
Ingold K, Fischer M (2014) Drivers of collaboration to mitigate climate change: An illustration of Swiss climate policy over 15 years. Global Environmental Change (24): 88-98.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.11.021
Ingold K (2014) How involved are they really? A comparative network analysis of the institutional drivers of local actor inclusion. Land Use Policy.
DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2014.01.013
Metz F, Ingold K (2014) Sustainable Wastewater Management: Is it Possible to Regulate Micropollution in the Future by Learning from the Past? A Policy Analysis. Sustainability 6(4) 1992-2012.
Ingold K, Gschwend, M (2014) Science in Policy Making: neutral experts or strategic policymakers?. West European Politics 37 (5): 993-1018.

Substantive Focus:
Energy and Natural Resource Policy PRIMARY
Environmental Policy
Governance SECONDARY
Science and Technology Policy
Comparative Public Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Policy Process Theory PRIMARY
Policy Analysis and Evaluation SECONDARY