Measurement

Extracting configurations of values mixing scores from experts and ignoramus using Bayesian modelling

The article proposes a method for producing configurations of values in firms. Values have an impact in the long-term survival of businesses and guide managerial decision-making. The method produces cross-comparable latent rates of configurations of …

Agency proliferation and the globalization of the regulatory state: Introducing a data set on the institutional features of regulatory agencies

State structures have experienced significant transformation with the spread of globalization. This paper examines how to measure one major change that has occurred in recent decades: the worldwide proliferation of public agencies with regulatory …

Religious tides: The time‐variant effect of religion on morality policies

Morality policies evince a much closer relationship to religious doctrines than is the case in other policy areas and hence constitute a most likely case for the observation of religious effects on policymaking and regulatory change. Yet we still …

The Governance of Goal-Directed Networks and Network Tasks: An Empirical Analysis of European Regulatory Networks

In this article, we answer the research question “What factors affect the structural complexity of network administrative organizations (NAOs)?” The question warrants further research because of the lack of empirical studies on the topic. We design a …