Research

Publications

Meier, K.J., & Dhillon, A. Forthcoming. “The Politics of Public Administration in the USA: The Role of Structural Fragmentation, Professionalization and Path Dependence” in F. Sager and A. Ladner (Eds), Elgar Handbook on the Politics of Public Administration.

Meier, K.J., & Dhillon, A. 2022. “Gender and the state politics of policy implementation in education: The interaction of bureaucratic and legislative representation in India.” State Politics and Policy Quarterly. [Article] [Data]

Meier, K.J., Dhillon, A. & Xu, X. 2022. “What sector do consumers prefer for the delivery of "public" services? A comparative analysis of the US and China.” Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs. [Article]

Dhillon, A. 2021. “Book Report: Crossing Boundaries for Intergovernmental Management.” International Public Management Journal. [Article]

Dhillon, A., & Meier, K.J. 2020. “Representative bureaucracy in challenging environments: Gender representation, education, and India.” International Public Management Journal. [Article] [Data]

Dhillon, A., Reinert, I., & Willet, D. 2017. Citizen-driven measurement of the Sustainable Development Goals. UNICEF Office of Innovation. [Article]


Current projects

Employee turnover and performance in challenging environments: The case of child welfare agencies.

Contracting, managerial actions, and blame attribution: An experimental survey of the delivery of child welfare services. [Pre-registration]

Street-level bureaucrat attitudes, privatization, and program outcomes: The case of child welfare agencies in the US.

Unpacking the density debate: What types of communities do nonprofits really serve? with Khaldoun Abouassi.

What motivates bureaucratic representation? A comparative qualitative study of teachers in China, India, the Netherlands, and USA. with Kenneth J. Meier, Petra van den Bekerom, and Xiaoyang Xu.