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The Political Background of Agency Heads in Sweden: Trends and Explanations, 1960-2010
Previous research has described both theoretically and empirically, the negative consequences of having a politicized civil service, recruited on political instead of professional merits. However, we know fairly little ...
Does NPM Increase the Politicization of the Civil Service
This paper studies the relationship between New Public Management (NPM) and the political re-cruitment of civil servants. Some claim that NPM has had the unintended effect of muddling the politico-administrational divide, ...