Harald Saetren

University of Bergen
Administration and Organization Theory

Christiesgate 17
Bergen, Hordaland
Norway
N-5020
harald.satren@uib.no

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I am presently working on a bibliometric investigation of the policy design Research literature where the purpose is to map the evolution, structure and content of this field of study since its inception the 1970's and 1980's.

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From controversial policy idea to successful program implementation: the role of the policy entrepreneur, manipulation strategy, program design, institutions and open policy windows in relocating Norwegian central agencies. Policy Sciences 49 (1) Speial Issue (71-88).
Abstract: This is a diachronic longitudinal comparative casestudy of Three successive governmental efforts to relocate their Central agencies from the Capital region 'testing' the applicability of Kingdon's multiple stream framework.
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H. Sætren 2015 Tales from the Crypt: The Rise and Fall (and Rebirth?) of Policy Design - A Rejoinder. Administration & Society Vol. xx (1-8).
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Vancoppenolle, D., H. Sætren and P. Hupe 2015 The Politics of Policy Design and Implementation. A Comparartive Study of two Belgian Voucher Programs. Journal of Compararive Policy Analysis. Vol.17, no.2 (157-173).
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Sætren, H. 2015 Crucial Factors in Explaining Radical Policy Change. A Comparative Longitudinal Study of Nordic Central Agency Relocation Programs. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis. Vol.17, no.2 (103-123).
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Hupe, P. and H. Sætren 2015 Introduction to special issue Comparative Implementation Research: Directions and Dualities. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis. Vol.12, no.2 (93-102).
Abstract: This article outlines the contour of policy implementation research over more four decades and discusses the contribution made by articles in this special issue towards further development of the comparative approach in this field of study
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Hupe, P. and H. Saetren. 2014. Introduction to special issue "Implementation research in the age of Governance." in Public Policy and Administration vol.29 (2) (1-8).
Abstract: This article outlines the contour of policy implementation research over more four decades and discusses the contribution made by articles in this special issue towards further development of this field of study.
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Abstract: Sætren, Harald. 2014 "Implementing the third generation research paradigm in Policy Implementation Research. An empirical Assesssment. To be published in Public Policy and Administration. Vol. 29, no.2.
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Saetren, Harald. 2005. "Facts and Myths about Research on Public Policy Implementation: Out of Fashion, Allegedly Dead, But Still Very Much Alive and Relevant." Policy Studies Review 33 (4): 559-582.
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Saeten, Harald. 2009. "Explaining Racical Policy Change Against All Odds: The Role of Leadership, Institutions, Program Design and Policy Windows." In Public Sector Leadership: International Challenges and Perspectives, eds. Jeffrey A. Raffel, Peter Leisink and Anthony E. Middlebrooks. Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, MA, U.S.: Edward Elgar. p. 53-72.
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Roness, Paul G., and Harald Saetren. 2009. Change and Continuity in Public Sector Organizations. Bergen: Fagbokforlaget.

Substantive Focus:
Governance SECONDARY
Comparative Public Policy PRIMARY

Theoretical Focus:
Policy Process Theory PRIMARY
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation SECONDARY

Keywords

RELOCATION PROGRAMS RESEARCH LITERATURE REVIEW STATE-OF-THE ART REVIEW MULTIPLE STREAMS FRAMEWORK POLICY DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION