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International Comparative Policy Analysis Forum (ICPA-Forum)

Affiliated with the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis www.jcpa.ca

Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group

JCPA Annual Best Article Award

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David Birdsell, Baruch College, City University of New York (Chair); Theodore Marmor of Yale University – New Haven, CT; Karen Baehler, American University, Washington, D.C.; Betsi Beem, University of Sydney, Australia; Emanuele Vendramini, Bocconi University, Italy

2014 Winner:

"Beyond Welfare Effort in the Measuringof Welfare States"

Jon Olaskoaga, Universidad del PaísVasco, Spain, Ricardo Alaez-Aller,Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain,and Pablo Diaz-De-Basurto-Uraga,Universidad delPaísVasco, Spain.



2011 – Richard Huff (Virginia Commonwealth University):
"Measuring Performance in US Municipalities: Do Personnel Policies Predict System Level Outcomes?" JCPA Vol. 13, no. 1, pp - 11–33

2010 – Claus Wendt (Mannheim) & Jürgen Kohl (Heidelberg):
"Translating Monetary Inputs into Health Care Provision: A Comparative Analysis of the Impact of Different Modes of Public Policy" JCPA Vol. 12, No. 1&2, pp. 11 – 31.

2009 – Ivan Katchanovski (New York) & Todd La Porte(George Mason):
"Democracy, Colonial Legacy, and the Openness of Cabinet-level Websites in Developing Countries", Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 213-232.

2008 – Katharina Holzinger & Christoph Knill (Konstanz):
 "The Interaction of Competition, Cooperation and Communication: Theoretical Analysis of Different Sources of Environmental Policy Convergence," Vol. 10, 4: 403-425.

2007 -
Gert Tinggaard Svendsen & Christian Bjørnskov (Aarhus):

 “How to Construct a Robust Measure of Social Capital: Two Contributions,” Vol. 9, 3: 275-292.

2006 - Alison Earle (McGill) & Jody Heymann (Harvard):

"A Comparative Analysis of Paid Leave for the Health Needs of Workers and their Families Around the World," Vol. 8, 3: 241-257.

2005 - Ted Marmor (Yale), Richard Freeman (Edinburgh) & Kieke Okma (NYU):

"Comparative Perspectives and Policy Learning in the World of Health Care," Vol. 7, 4: 331-348.