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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 23 Citations 9,166 63 World Ranking 1028 National Ranking 24

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Awards & Achievements

2008 - Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow of The National Academy of Public Administration

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Democracy

Accountability, Corporate governance, Public relations, Public administration and Law and economics are his primary areas of study. He regularly ties together related areas like Democracy in his Accountability studies. His Democracy research integrates issues from Obligation and Conceptual framework.

His Corporate governance study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Law, Public sector and Public policy. The Public relations study combines topics in areas such as Government, Virtue and Normative. His Public administration study incorporates themes from Information and Communications Technology, Public accountability and Power.

His most cited work include:

  • Analysing and Assessing Accountability: A Conceptual Framework† (1010 citations)
  • Two Concepts of Accountability: Accountability as a Virtue and as a Mechanism (409 citations)
  • The Quest for Responsibility: Accountability and Citizenship in Complex Organisations (337 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Mark Bovens mainly focuses on Accountability, Public administration, Corporate governance, Politics and Public relations. His research in Accountability intersects with topics in Accounting, Democracy and Law and economics. His Democracy research incorporates themes from Obligation, Empirical research and Conceptual framework.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Comitology, Public policy and Separation of powers. His Politics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Government and Political economy. His study in Public relations is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Citizenship, Public sector, Virtue and Normative.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Accountability (23.40%)
  • Public administration (21.28%)
  • Corporate governance (19.15%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Self reliance (5.32%)
  • Accountability (23.40%)
  • Public relations (14.89%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His main research concerns Self reliance, Accountability, Public relations, Action and Social psychology. His Self reliance research incorporates elements of Situational ethics, Applied psychology, Control, Point and Perspective. The Accountability study combines topics in areas such as Accounting, Audit, Research question and Public administration.

His Public relations study incorporates themes from Everyday life and Debt. His Action study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Intellect and Pension fund, Pension, Retirement age. His Social psychology research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Social work, Public policy and Behavioural sciences.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Governance, accountability and the role of public sector boards (4 citations)
  • Indexing watchdog accountability powers a framework for assessing the accountability capacity of independent oversight institutions (2 citations)
  • Why Knowing What To Do Is Not Enough: A Realistic Perspective on Self-Reliance (2 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Social science

His primary areas of study are Accountability, Index, Accounting, Search engine indexing and Politics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Corporate governance, Public relations, Portfolio, Scrutiny and Public sector in addition to Accountability. His Politics research incorporates elements of Cultural divide and Political economy.

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Best Publications

Analysing and Assessing Accountability: A Conceptual Framework†

M.A.P. Bovens.
European Law Journal (2007)

2746 Citations

The Quest for Responsibility: Accountability and Citizenship in Complex Organisations

M. A. P. Bovens.
(1998)

1177 Citations

Two Concepts of Accountability: Accountability as a Virtue and as a Mechanism

M.A.P. Bovens.
West European Politics (2010)

889 Citations

Does Public Accountability Work? An Assessment Tool

Mark Bovens;Thomas Schillemans;Paul ’T Hart.
Public Administration (2008)

504 Citations

From Street‐Level to System‐Level Bureaucracies: How Information and Communication Technology is Transforming Administrative Discretion and Constitutional Control

Mark Bovens;Stavros Zouridis.
Public Administration Review (2002)

493 Citations

New Forms of Accountability and EU-Governance

M.A.P. Bovens.
Comparative European Politics (2007)

290 Citations

Success and failure in public governance : a comparative analysis

M. A. P. Bovens;Paul 't Hart;B. Guy Peters.
(2001)

260 Citations

Analysing and Assessing Public Accountability. A Conceptual Framework.

Mark Bovens.
European Governance Papers (EUROGOV) (2006)

234 Citations

The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

M. A. P. Bovens;Robert E. Goodin;Thomas Schillemans.
Revista española de ciencia política (2014)

209 Citations

Success and Failure in Public Governance

Mark Bovens;Paul ‘t Hart;B. Peters.
(2001)

178 Citations

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