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Anthony Michael Bertelli

Anthony Michael Bertelli

Senior Research Fellow

REPGOV project, ERC

Sherwin-Whitmore Professor of Liberal Arts, Pennsylvania State University

Biography

Anthony Bertelli studies the role of political institutions in shaping public policy outcomes and organizational structures.  He has been particularly interested in the relationship between public administration and democracy. Tony has published more than 50 articles and six books including Democracy Administered: How Public Administration Shapes Representative Government (Cambridge University Press, 2021). The research agenda in Chapter 5 of that book is the subject of an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council that he is implementing at IBEI through 2026.  Tony also Senior Executive Editor of the Journal of Public Policy.

Background and education

  • (2001) PhD, University of Chicago
  • (1997) JD, University of Pittsburgh

Awards

  • 2021European Research Council Advanced Grant
  • 2020Herbert Simon Award for Contributions to the Scientific Study of Bureaucracy 
  • 2015Elected Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration

Research

Research interests

  • Political Institutions
  • Democratic Theory
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy Making

Research projects

  • Representative Government Through Democratic Governance

Selected publications

  • Woodhouse, Eleanor Florence; Belardinelli, Paolo; Bertelli, Anthony Michael

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    2021.Hybrid Governance and the Attribution of Political Responsibility: Experimental Evidence from the United States.Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory,May 2021LinkLogo open access
  • Bertelli, Anthony Michael; Hassan, Mai; Honig, Dan; Rogger, Daniel; Williams, Martin

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    2021.An Agenda for the Study of Public Administration in Developing Countries.Governance,August 2020Link
  • Bertelli, Anthony Michael; Woodhouse, Eleanor Florence; Castiglioni, Michele; Belardinelli, Paolo

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    2021.Partnership Communities: Political Accountability and the Success of Infrastructure Development Around the World.Cambridge University Press,Series: Elements in Public and Nonprofit AdministrationLink
  • Bertelli, Anthony Michael.2021.Democracy Administered: How Public Administration Shapes Representative Government.Cambridge University Press,August 2021Link
  • Bertelli, Anthony Michael; Busuioc, Madalina

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    2020.Reputation-Sourced Authority and the Prospect of Unchecked Bureaucratic Power.Public Administration Review,August 2020LinkLogo open access
  • Kam, Christopher; Bertelli, Anthony Michael; Held, Alexander

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    2020.The Electoral System, the Party System, and Accountability in Parliamentary Government.American Political Science Review,May 2020Link
  • Bertelli, Anthony MichaelMele, Valentina; Whitford, Andrew

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    2019.When New Public Management Fails: Infrastructure Partnerships and Political Constraints in Developing and Transitional Economies.Governance,Volume 33, Issue 3:477-493Link
  • Bertelli, Anthony Michael; Travaglini, Giulia Leila; Clouser McCann, Pamela

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    2019.Delegation, Collaborative Governance, and Non-Distributive Policy: The Curious Case of Joint Partnerships in American Federalism.Journal of Politics,Volume 81, Number 1Link
  • Anastasopoulos, L. Jason; Bertelli, Anthony Michael

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    2019.Understanding Delegation Through Machine Learning: A Method and Application to the European Union.American Political Science Review,114(1):291-301Link
  • Bertelli, Anthony MichaelSinclair, J. Andrew

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    2018.Democratic Accountability and the Politics of Mass Administrative Reorganization.British Journal of Political Science,48(3):691-711Link
All publications