Peer reviewed articles

  1. Ryan Wong and Jeroen van der Heijden (early view online) “How does symbolic commitment strengthen the resilience of sustainability institutions? Exploring the role of bureaucrats in Germany, Finland, and the UK”, Sustainable Development.
  2. Jeroen van der Heijden (early view online) “Why meta-research matters to regulation and governance scholarship: An illustrative evidence synthesis of responsive regulation research”, Regulation & Governance, DOI: 10.1111/rego.12378
  3. Sayel Cortes Berrueta and Jeroen van der Heijden (2021) “Trading off benefits and requirements: how do city networks attract cities to their voluntary environmental programmes?”, Environmental Policy & Governance, DOI:10.1002/eet.1943
  4. Jeroen van der Heijden (2021) “Risk as an approach to regulatory governance: An evidence synthesis and research agenda”, SAGE Open.
  5. Jeroen van der Heijden (2021) “When opportunity backfires: Exploring the implementation of urban climate governance alternatives in three major US cities”, Policy & Society, 40(1), 116-135.
  6. Jeroen van der Heijden and Seung-Hun Hong (2021) “Urban climate governance experimentation in Seoul, South Korea: science, politics or a little of both?”, Urban Affairs Review, 57(4), 1115-1148.
  7. Jeroen van der Heijden, Evert Lindquist, Adam Wellstead and Johanna Kuhlmann (2021) “Have Policy Process Scholars Embraced Causal Mechanisms? A Review of Five Popular Frameworks.”, Public Policy and Administration, 36(2), 163-186.
  8. Jeroen van der Heijden (2021) “Balancing narrow and broad public service professionalism: Experience with the New Zealand G-REG qualifications framework”, Administration and Society, 53(3), 410-438.
  9. Jeroen van der Heijden, (2021) “Regulatory stewardship: The challenge of joining a virtue and a mechanism”, Policy Quarterly, 17(1), 57-63.
  10. Jeroen van der Heijden, Alexandra Cherkasheva and Olesya Luckman (2020) “Urban climate governance in Russia: Insights from Moscow and St Petersburg.”, Journal of Urban Affairs, 42(7), 1047-1062.
  11. Jeroen van der Heijden (2020) “Environmental regulation in the 21st century: A systematic review of (and critical research agenda for) JEPP scholarship”, Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 22(5), 581-593.
  12. Jeroen van der Heijden (2020) “Urban climate governance informed by behavioural insights: A commentary and research agenda.”, Urban Studies, 57(9), 1994-2007.
  13. Jeroen van der Heijden (2020) “Understanding voluntary program performance: Introducing the diffusion network perspective.”, Regulation and Governance, 14(1), 44-62.
  14. Ryan Wong and Jeroen van der Heijden (2019) “Avoidance of conflicts and trade-offs: A challenge for the policy integration of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.”, Sustainable Development, 27(5), 838-845.
  15. Sara Burch, Aarti Gupta, … Jeroen van der Heijden … et al. (2019) “New Directions in Earth System Governance Research.”, Earth System Governance , 1(1), article 100006.
  16. Jeroen van der Heijden (2019) “Studying urban climate governance: Where to begin, what to look for, and how to make a meaningful contribution?”, Earth System Governance, 1(1), article 100005.
  17. Taedong Lee and Jeroen van der Heijden (2019) “Does the knowledge economy advance the green economy? An evaluation of green jobs in the 100 largest metropolitan regions in the United States.”, Energy and Environment, 30(1), 141-155.
  18. Jeroen van der Heijden (2019) “Voluntary urban climate programmes: Should city governments be involved and, if so, how?”, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, , 62(3), 446-465.
  19. Gregory Trencher and Jeroen van der Heijden (2019) “Instrument interactions and relationships in policy mixes: Achieving complementarity in building energy efficiency policies in New York, Sydney and Tokyo.”, Energy Research & Social Science, 54(August), 34-45.
  20. Jeroen van der Heijden (2019) “Using qualitative comparative analysis logic and tools for theory testing and development in a medium-n urban climate governance research.”, SAGE Research Methods Cases, Part 2(1), 1-17, DOI: 10.4135/9781526466259
  21. Marc Wolfram, Jeroen van der Heijden, James Patterson, and Sirkku Juhola (2019) “Learning in urban climate governance: Concepts, issues and challenges.”, Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 21(1), 1-15.
  22. Gregory Trencher and Jeroen van der Heijden (2019) “Contradictory but also complementary: National and local imaginaries in Japan and Fukushima around transitions to hydrogen and renewables.”, Energy Research & Social Science, 49(March), 209-218.
  23. Jeroen van der Heijden, James Patterson, Sirkku Juhola, and Marc Wolfram (2019) “Advancing the role of cities in climate governance: Promise, limits, politics.”, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 62(3), 365-373.
  24. Jeroen van der Heijden and Johanna Kuhlmann (2018) “Assessing policy knowledge: A systematic review of three theoretical approaches that are applied to cases of policy change”, European Policy Analysis, 4(1), 72-93.
  25. Jeroen van der Heijden (2018) “From leaders to majority: A frontrunner paradox in built-environment climate governance experimentation?”, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 61(8), 1383-1401.
  26. Jeroen van der Heijden (2018) “The limits of voluntary programs for low-carbon buildings for staying under 1.5°C”, COSUST: Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 30(February), 59-66.
  27. Johanna Kuhlmann and Jeroen van der Heijden (2018) “What is known about Punctuated Equilibrium Theory? What does that tell us about the construction, validation and replication of knowledge in the policy sciences?”, Review of Policy Research, 35(2), 326-347.
  28. Adriana Sanchez, Jeroen van der Heijden, and Paul Osmond (2018) “The City Politics of the Urban Age: A Literature Review of Urban Resilience Conceptualisations and Policies”, Palgrave Communications, 4(The Politics of an Urban Age collection), article 25.
  29. Jeroen van der Heijden and Johanna Kuhlmann (2017) “Studying incremental institutional change: A systematic and critical meta-analysis of the literature from 2005 to 2015”, Policy Studies Journal, 45(3), 535-554.
  30. Jeroen van der Heijden (2017) “Eco-financing for low-carbon buildings and cities: Value and limits”, Urban Studies, 54(12), 2894-2909.
  31. Huiqi Yan, Jeroen van der Heijden, and Benjamin van Rooij (2017) “Symmetric and asymmetric motivations for compliance and violation: A crisp set qualitative comparative analysis of Chinese farmers.” Regulation and Governance, 11(1), 64-80.
  32. Jeroen van der Heijden (2017) “Brighter and darker sides of intermediation: Target-oriented and self-interested intermediaries in the regulatory governance of buildings.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 670(1), 207-224.
  33. Jeroen van der Heijden (2016) “Opportunities and Risks of the ‘New Urban Governance’ in India: To what extent can it help addressing pressing environmental problems?” Journal of Environment and Development, 25(3), 251-275.
  34. Jeroen van der Heijden (2016) “The new governance for low-carbon buildings: Mapping, exploring, interrogating.” Building Research and Information, 44(5-6), 575-584.
  35. Jeroen van der Heijden (2016) “Experimental governance for low-carbon buildings and cities: Value and limits of local action networks.” Cities, 53(April), 1-7.
  36. Jeroen van der Heijden (2016) “Looking Differently at Legal Change: Layering, Conversion, Drift, Displacement and Exhaustion in the Development of Dutch Construction Regulation.”, KLRI Journal of Law and Legislation, 6(1), 82-111.
  37. Huiqi Yan, Benjamin van Rooij, and Jeroen van der Heijden (2016) “The enforcement–compliance paradox: Implementation of pesticide regulation in China.” China Information, 30(2), 209-231; shortlisted for 2016 best article award.
  38. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) “What roles are there for government in voluntary environmental programs?” Environmental Policy and Governance, 25(5), 303-315.
  39. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) “On the potential of voluntary environmental programmes for the built environment: A critical analysis of LEED.” Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 30(4), 553-567.
  40. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) “The role of government in voluntary environmental programs: A fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis.” Public Administration, 93(3), 576-592.
  41. Huiqi Yan, Jeroen van der Heijden, and Benjamin van Rooij (2015) “Contextual Compliance: Situational and Subjective Cost-Benefit Decisions about Pesticides by Chinese Farmers.” Law and Policy, 37(3), 240-263.
  42. Mark Kosters and Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) “From Mechanism to Virtue: Evaluating Nudge-Theory.” Evaluation, 21(3), 276-291.
  43. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) “Interacting state and non-state actors in hybrid settings of public service delivery.” Administration & Society, 47(2), 99-121.
  44. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) “Regulatory failures, split-incentives, conflicting interests and a vicious circle of blame: The New Environmental Governance to the rescue?” Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 58(6), 1034-1057.
  45. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) “What ‘works’ in environmental policy-design? Lessons from experiments in the Australian and Dutch building sectors.” Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 17(1), 44-64.
  46. Jeroen van der Heijden (2015) “Voluntary programmes for building retrofits: opportunities, performance and challenges.” Building Research & Information, 35(3), 12-31.
  47. Jeroen van der Heijden (2014) “What role is there for the state in contemporary governance? Insights from the Dutch building sector.” Recht der Werkelijkheid, 35(3), 12-31.
  48. Jeroen van der Heijden (2014) “Experimentation in policy-design: Insights from the building sector.”, Policy Sciences, 47(3), 249-266.
  49. Jeroen van der Heijden, Ernst ten Heuvelhof, Sonja van de Arend, Bertien Broekhans, Ellen van Bueren, Casper Harteveld and Theo van Ruijven (2014) “Contrasting stories on overcoming governance challenges: The implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive in the Netherlands.” Local Environment, 19(3), 318-333.
  50. Jeroen van der Heijden and Ernst ten Heuvelhof (2013) “Coping with mandated public participation: The case of implementing the EU Water Framework Directive in the Netherlands.” Perspectives on European Policy and Society, 14(4) 403-417.
  51. Jeroen van der Heijden (2013) “Is new governance the silver bullet? Insights from the Australian buildings sector.” Urban Policy and Research, 31(4), 453-471.
  52. Jeroen van der Heijden (2013) “‘Governing Governance’: zware kost in een Jip-en-Janneke-jasje.” (Governing Governance: Serious theorising presented lightly.) Bestuurskunde 22(4), 83-88.
  53. Jeroen van der Heijden (2013) “Voluntary environmental governance arrangements in the Australian building sector.”, Australian Journal of Political Science, 48(3), 349-365.
  54. Jeroen van der Heijden and Ellen van Bueren (2013) “Regulating sustainable construction in Europe: An inquiry into the European Commission’s harmonization attempts.” Int.  Journal of Law in the Built Environment, 5(1), 5-20.
  55. Jeroen van der Heijden (2013) “Greening the building sector: Roles for building surveyors.” Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation, 2 (1), 24-32.
  56. Jeroen van der Heijden (2013) “Different but equally plausible narratives of policy transformation: A plea for theoretical pluralism.” International Political Science Review, 34(1), 57-73.
  57. Jeroen van der Heijden (2013) “De geest van het Franse bouwtoezicht in een immer troebele fles.” (Review of and critique to proposal to change Dutch building Code enforcement.) Tijdschrift voor Veiligheid, 12(1), 56-59.
  58. Jeroen van der Heijden and Ernst ten Heuvelhof (2012) “The mechanics of virtue: Lessons on public participation from implementing the European Water Framework Directive in the Netherlands.” Environmental Policy and Governance, 22 (3), 177-188.
  59. Jeroen van der Heijden (2012) “Voluntary Environmental Governance Arrangements.” Environmental Politics, 21 (3), 486-509.
  60. Jeroen van der Heijden (2011) “Friends, enemies, or strangers? On relationships between public and private sector service providers in hybrid forms of governance.” Law & Policy, 33 (3), 367-390.
  61. Jeroen van der Heijden (2011) “Institutional layering: A review of the use of the concept.” Politics, 31 (1), 9-18.
  62. Jeroen van der Heijden (2010) “Smart Privatization: Lessons from Private-Sector Involvement in Australian and Canadian Building Regulatory Enforcement Regimes.” Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 12 (5), 509-525; shortlisted for 2010 best article award.
  63. Jeroen van der Heijden (2010) “One task, a few approaches, many impacts. Private sector involvement in Canadian building code enforcement.” Canadian Public Administration, 53(3), 351-374.
  64. Jeroen van der Heijden (2010) “A short history of studying institutional change.” Regulation and Governance, 4 (2), 230-243.
  65. Jeroen van der Heijden (2010) “Privatization of building code enforcement: a comparative study of regimes in Australia and Canada.” Int. J. of Law in the Built Environment, 2(1), 60-75.
  66. Jeroen van der Heijden (2010) “On Peanuts and Monkeys: Private sector involvement in Australian building control.” Urban Policy and Research, 28 (2), 195-210.
  67. Jeroen van der Heijden and Ernst ten Heuvelhof (2010) “Noord/Zuidlijn Amsterdam.” (Failing governance in planning the Amsterdam North-South subway.) Tijdschrift voor bouwrecht, 9/161, 882-888.
  68. Jeroen van der Heijden (2010) “Mix op maat! Over de samenhang tussen gewenste en ongewenste gevolgen van privaat toezicht.” (Understanding the outcomes of privatised enforcement.) Toezicht, 1(1), 21-45.
  69. Jeroen van der Heijden and Jitske de Jong (2009) “Towards a better understanding of building regulation.” Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 36(6), 1038-1052.
  70. Jeroen van der Heijden (2009) “International comparative analysis of building regulation: an analytical tool.” Int. Journal of Law in the Built Environment, 1(1), 9-25.
  71. Jeroen van der Heijden (2008) “Privaat wat kan, publiek wat moet? Een kritische beschouwing van een ruim geformuleerde sturingsfilosofie.” (A critical perspective on Dutch construction policy.) Tijdschrift voor bouwrecht, (10), 926-932.
  72. Jeroen van der Heijden, Henk Visscher and Frits Meijer (2007) “Problems in enforcing Dutch building regulations.” Structural Survey, 24(3/4), 319-329.