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2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
99 Downloads (Pure)

Exploiting Conditionality: EU and International Actors and post-NPM Reform in Ireland

MacCarthaigh, M. & Hardiman, N., 2019, Public Policy and Administration.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
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Ireland
EU
reform
loan
public service
48 Downloads (Pure)

Public service integration in hard times: Merging unemployment benefit and labour market activation measures

Köppe, S. & MacCarthaigh, M., 03 Jun 2019, In : Administration. 67, 2, 137 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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activation
public service
unemployment
labor market
debt crisis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Tangling with the Troika: ‘domestic ownership’ as political and administrative engagement in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal

Hardiman, N., Spanou, C., Araújo, J. F. & MacCarthaigh, M., 24 May 2019, In : Public Management Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Consolidation
Ireland
Ownership
Loans
Portugal
2018
97 Downloads (Pure)

A Century of Irish Parliamentary Government

Finnegan, P. & MacCarthaigh, M., 31 Dec 2018, Administration, 66, 4, p. 49-59 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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parliament
politics
experience
twentieth century
present
5 Citations (Scopus)
42 Downloads (Pure)

Collaborative cost-cutting: productive efficiency as an interdependency between public organizations

Elston, T., MacCarthaigh, M. & Verhoest, K., 20 Feb 2018, In : Public Management Review. 20, 12, p. 1815-1835 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Costs
Productive efficiency
Interdependencies
Public organizations
Organizational size
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
106 Downloads (Pure)

Commissions and Local Government Reform: Expressed Leadership Identities of Commissioners in Inquiries Proposing Municipal Mergers in Northern Ireland and New South Wales

Wallis, J., Brodtkorb, T., Dollery, B. & MacCarthaigh, M., 11 Apr 2017, In : Politics & Policy. 45, 2, p. 285-308 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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government reform
merger
leadership
structural reform
stakeholder
2 Citations (Scopus)
244 Downloads (Pure)

Reforming the Irish Public Service: A Multiple Streams Perspective

MacCarthaigh, M., May 2017, In : Administration. 65, 2, p. 145-64 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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public service
reform
public expenditures
industrial relations
financial management
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)

Managing for Legitimacy: Agency Governance in its “Deep” Constitutional Context

MacCarthaigh, M., Painter, M. & Yee, W-H., 28 Apr 2016, In : Public Administration Review. 76, 3, p. 496-506 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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legitimacy
governance
Ireland
parliamentary democracy
Hong Kong
1 Citation (Scopus)
129 Downloads (Pure)

Quango Reform: The Next Steps

Dommett, K. & MacCarthaigh, M., May 2016, In : Public Money and Management. 36, 4, p. 249-256 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
reform
reform program
transparency
Ireland
coalition
10 Citations (Scopus)
304 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Ireland
governance
responsibility
public management
financial crisis
14 Citations (Scopus)
176 Downloads (Pure)

Sharing services, saving money? Five risks to cost saving when organizations share administrative services

Elston, T. & MacCarthaigh, M., Jul 2016, In : Public Money and Management. 36, 5, p. 349-356 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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money
costs
organization theory
political science
Ireland
9 Citations (Scopus)
142 Downloads (Pure)

State retrenchment and administrative reform in Ireland: Probing comparative policy paradigms

Hardiman, N. & MacCarthaigh, M., 15 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis. 19, 2, p. 100-118

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Ireland
paradigm
public budget
reform
economic crisis
2015
445 Downloads (Pure)

Austerity and Reform of the Irish Public Administration

MacCarthaigh, M., 2015, Revista de Administração e Emprego Público - RAEP, 1, 1, p. 143-164 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
File
public administration
reform
financial crisis
public service
Ireland
12 Citations (Scopus)
62 Downloads (Pure)

Bicameralism in the Republic of Ireland: The Seanad Abolition Referendum

MacCarthaigh, M. & Martin, S., 2015, In : Irish Political Studies. 30, 1, p. 121-131 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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bicameralism
referendum
chamber
Ireland
republic
2014
15 Citations (Scopus)
73 Downloads (Pure)

Agency Termination in Ireland: Culls and bonfires, or life after death?

Maccarthaigh, M., 2014, In : Public Administration. 92, 4, p. 1017-1037 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
rationalization
Ireland
death
financial crisis
evidence

Civil Service Accountability: Challenge and Change

MacCarthaigh, M. & Boyle, R., Jan 2014, State of the Public Service Series, 12 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2013
1 Citation (Scopus)
246 Downloads (Pure)

Reform of public policy-making in Ireland

MacCarthaigh, M., Mar 2013, In : Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland. 42, p. 89-95 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
2012
17 Citations (Scopus)

Analyzing longitudinal continuity and change in public sector organizations

MacCarthaigh, M. & Roness, P. G., 01 Jan 2012, In : International Journal of Public Administration. 35, 12, p. 773-782 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public sector
continuity
administrative system
organizational change
life cycle
2 Citations (Scopus)

Debate: Shrinking the quango state- an international view

MacCarthaigh, M., 01 Nov 2012, Public Money and Management, 32, p. 397-399 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Mapping and understanding organizational change: Ireland 1922-2010

MacCarthaigh, M., 01 Jan 2012, In : International Journal of Public Administration. 35, 12, p. 795-807 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

organizational change
bureaucracy
Ireland
administrative system
life cycle
8 Citations (Scopus)

Mapping public sector organizations: An agenda for future research

MacCarthaigh, M., Roness, P. G. & Sarapuu, K., 01 Jan 2012, In : International Journal of Public Administration. 35, 12, p. 844-851 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

organizational change
public sector
public administration
Agenda
Public sector organizations
17 Citations (Scopus)

Politics, policy preferences and the evolution of Irish bureaucracy: A framework for analysis

MacCarthaigh, M., 01 Feb 2012, In : Irish Political Studies. 27, 1, p. 23-47 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

administrative system
bureaucracy
political goal
politics
system change
2011

Fit for Purpose? Challenges for Irish Public Administration and Priorities for Public Service Reform

MacCarthaigh, M. & Boyle, R., Apr 2011, State of the Public Service Series, 4 58 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

public administration
public service
reform
administrative system
reform program
7 Citations (Scopus)

Joined-up government in Ireland: From un-strategic choices to patriotic imperatives

MacCarthaigh, M. & Boyle, R., 01 Mar 2011, In : International Journal of Public Administration. 34, 4, p. 213-220 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ireland
public service
public spending
public management
financial crisis
13 Citations (Scopus)

Managing state-owned enterprises in an age of crisis: An analysis of irish experience

Maccarthaigh, M., 01 May 2011, In : Policy Studies. 32, 3, p. 215-230 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

experience
political control
public management
financial crisis
public sector
2010
14 Citations (Scopus)

Organising for growth: Irish state administration 1958-2008

Hardiman, N. & Maccarthaigh, M., 01 Sep 2010, In : Economic and Social Review. 41, 3, p. 367-393 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

industrial development
public administration
modernization
public sector
reform
2009

Corporate Governance in Arm’s Length Agencies: An International Overview

MacCarthaigh, M., Jul 2009, Government of Hong Kong Efficiency Unit 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Joined-Up Government

MacCarthaigh, M., Apr 2009, Government of Hong Kong Efficiency Unit 52 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

The Corporate Governance of Commercial State-Owned Enterprises in Ireland

MacCarthaigh, M., 2009, Committee for Public Management Research , 9 100 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

The relevance of Irish local government

MacCarthaigh, M., 2009, In : Studies. 98, 389, p. 43-57 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008
17 Citations (Scopus)

Autonomy and regulation of state agencies: Reinforcement, indifference or compensation?

Roness, P. G., Verhoest, K., Rubecksen, K. & MacCarthaigh, M., 01 Jun 2008, In : Public Organization Review. 8, 2, p. 155-174 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reinforcement
autonomy
regulation
Belgium
Norway

Public Service Values

MacCarthaigh, M., 2008, Committee for Public Management Research Discussion Paper, 39 85 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2007

Democratic Governance and Civil Service Accountability

Litton, F. & MacCarthaigh, M., 2007, In : Administration. 55, 1, p. 47-61 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Implementing policy across national government and from national to regional and local government

MacCarthaigh, M., Jun 2007, Comhar Sustainable Development Council Research Papers, 3 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

The Corporate Governance of Regional and Local Public Service Bodies in Ireland

MacCarthaigh, M., 2007, Committee for Public Management Research , 8 119 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2006

Conceptualising the role of National Parliaments in the EU system of governance

MacCarthaigh, M., 2006, In : Administration. 54, 3, p. 69-94

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle