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Dr Adrian Kay Professor, Institute of Policy Studies

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Dr Adrian Kay

Professor, Institute of Policy Studies adrian.kay@ubd.edu.bn


ABOUT ME

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Theories of the policy process
Governance
Global health policy
Public Administration

51

Scopus Publications


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Baker, P., Gill, T., Friel, S., Carey, G., Kay, A. (2017) Generating political priority for regulatory interventions targeting obesity prevention: an Australian case study, Social Science & Medicine, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.01.047.

Kay, A. (2016) Policy failures, policy learning and institutional change: the case of Australian health insurance policy change, Policy & Politics doi:10.1332/030557316X14743685010425.

Okma, K., Kay, A., Hockenberry, S., Liu, J., Watkins, S. (2016) The changing role of health-oriented international organizations and non-government organizations in low-income countries, International Journal of Health Planning and Management, vol 31, no 4, pp.488-510.

Friel, S., Ponnamperuma, S., Gleeson, D., Schram, A., Kay, A., Thow, A., Labonte, R. (2016) Shaping the discourse: What has the food industry been lobbying for in the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement and what are the implications for dietary health? Critical Public Health, vol 26, no 5, pp.518-529.

Kay, A. and Daugbjerg, C. (2015) De-institutionalising governance? Instrument diversity and feedback dynamics, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, vol 37, no 4, pp.236-246.


TOP PUBLICATIONS

Ackrill, R.W. and Kay, A. (2014) The Growth of Biofuels in the 21st Century: Policy Drivers and Market Challenges, Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke. ISBN 978-1-137-30788-0.

Kay, A. and Baker, P. (2015) What can Causal Process Tracing offer to Policy Studies? A review of the literature, Policy Studies Journal, vol 43, no 1, pp.1-21.

Baker, P. Kay, A. and Walls, H. (2014) Trade and investment liberalization and Asia's noncommunicable disease epidemic - A synthesis of data and existing literature, Globalization and Health, vol 10, no 66.

Friel, S., Gleeson, D., Thow, A.M., Labonte, R., Stuckler, D., Kay, A. and Snowdon, W. (2013) A new generation of trade policy: potential risks to diet-related health from the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, Globalization and Health, vol 9, no 46.

Ackrill, R.W., Kay, A. and Zahariadis, N. (2013) Ambiguity, Multiple Streams, and EU Policy, Journal of European Public Policy, vol 20, no 6, pp.871-887.


GRANT DETAILS

LAST TEN YEARS

IPAA Public Administration Research Trust Fund (2017) The role of the Productivity Commission in contemporary social policy development, A$10k (Chief Investigator 2).

National Health and Medical Research Council (2015-2020) Centre of Research Excellence on Social Determinants of Health Equity (CRESDHE): Policy research on the social determinants of health equity, APP1078046, A$2.47m (Chief Investigator 3).

Research School of Asia and the Pacific, ANU (2016-2016) The policy economy of rice policy in Vietnam, A$15k (Chief Investigator 2).

Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Faculty Grant, Flinders University (2015-2016) Implications for health equity of increased Private Health Fund involvement in Primary Health Care, including GP Services, in Australia, A$50k (Associate Investigator).

Research School of Asia and the Pacific, ANU (2014-2015) Pragmatic federalism: From the blame game to learning? A$15k (Chief Investigator 2).

Research School of Asia and the Pacific, ANU (2014-2015) Sounding board of the nation? A baseline study of innovative public engagement in parliamentary committees, A$15k (Chief Investigator 2).

Australian Research Council (2013-2016) Trade policy: maximising benefits for nutrition, food security, human health, and the economy, DP130101478, A$364k (Chief Investigator 2).

Australian Research Council (2012-2015) The making and unmaking of Australian public policy: understanding the path from Medibank to Medicare, DP120103676, A$175k (Chief Investigator 1).

Australia and New Zealand School of Government (2012-2014) Does failure facilitate success in health care reform? Lessons from 40 years of health care reform in Australia, A$50k (Sole Investigator).

Research School of Asia and the Pacific, ANU (2010) International health care business and health policy in Asia, A$10k (Sole Investigator).

Economic and Social Research Council (2009-2011) Sweetness and power: the political economy of sugar policy change in Brazil, EU and US, RES-000-22-3607, £96k (Principal Investigator).

University of Salford, Research Bidding Support Fund (2009) International business-government relations in health care, £3k (Sole Investigator).

Leverhulme Trust (2007) Visiting Fellowship for Dr Robert Ackrill to complete project on the political economy of sugar policy change at Griffith University, £14k (Co-Investigator).

Australian Research Council (2006-2009) Towards sustainable regional institutions: the nature, role and governance implications of contemporary Australian regionalism, DP0666833, A$390k (Chief Investigator 2).

Griffith Business School (2005) Pharmaceutical policy in Australia, A$10k (Sole Investigator).

The Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (2003-2004) Pharmacy’s contribution to tackling health inequalities, £20k (Sole Investigator).


Scopus Publications

Total Publications: 51



1. Institutionalist perspectives on international policy coordination in Asia: the case of NCD prevention policy, Journal of Asian Public Policy

2. Generating political priority for regulatory interventions targeting obesity prevention: an Australian case study, Social Science and Medicine

3. Policy failures, policy learning and institutional change: The case of Australian health insurance policy change, Policy and politics

4. Are changes in Australian national primary healthcare policy likely to promote or impede equity of access? A narrative review, Australian Journal of Primary Health

5. Shaping the discourse: What has the food industry been lobbying for in the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement and what are the implications for dietary health?, Critical Public Health

6. The changing role of health-oriented international organizations and nongovernmental organizations, International Journal of Health Planning and Management

7. Separating Sovereignty and Sharing Problems: Australian Federalism and the European Union, Australian Journal of Public Administration

8. Success and Failure in Public Policy: Twin Imposters or Avenues for Reform? Selected Evidence from 40 Years of Health-care Reform in Australia, Australian Journal of Public Administration

9. What can causal process tracing offer to policy studies? A review of the literature, Policy Studies Journal

10. Looking to the Past and the Future of the Australian Journal of Public Administration, Australian Journal of Public Administration

11. Will the next generation of preferential trade and investment agreements undermine prevention of noncommunicable diseases? A prospective policy analysis of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, Health Policy

12. A case study of the expanding role of the OECD in global health governance: Combining public administration and international relations perspectives to identify internal and external drivers, Public Administration in the Context of Global Governance

13. Trade and investment liberalization and Asia's noncommunicable disease epidemic: A synthesis of data and existing literature, Globalization and Health

14. A trade balance: litigation and negotiation in the World Trade Organization's dispute settlement system, Australian Journal of International Affairs

15. A new generation of trade policy: Potential risks to diet-related health from the trans pacific partnership agreement, Globalization and Health

16. Ambiguity, multiple streams, and EU policy, Journal of European Public Policy

17. Sweetness and Power - Public Policies and the 'Biofuels Frenzy', EuroChoices

18. Governing the transition to a biofuels economy in the US and EU: Accommodating value conflicts, implementing uncertainty, Policy and Society

19. Evidence-Based Policy-Making: The Elusive Search for Rational Public Administration, Australian Journal of Public Administration

20. EU biofuels sustainability standards and certification systems - How to seek WTO-Compatibility, Journal of Agricultural Economics

21. Competing agendas in public procurement: An empirical analysis of opportunities and limits in the UK for SMEs, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy

22. UK monetary policy change during the financial crisis: Paradigms, spillovers, and goal co-ordination, Journal of Public Policy

23. Multiple streams in EU policy-making: The case of the 2005 sugar reform, Journal of European Public Policy

24. Core tensions in Wales's new politics: Pluralist trends in a majoritarian system, Public Money and Management

25. Institutional change in the international governance of agriculture: A revised account, Governance

26. Historical Learning in the Design of WTO Rules: The EC Sugar Case, World Economy

27. Economism and public policy, Governance, Globalization and Public Policy

28. The common agricultural policy and its reform: The problem of reconciling budget and trade concerns, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics

29. On the tenacity of tiebout: A response to dowding, New Political Economy

30. The primacy of politics: Intergovernmental fiscal relations in the UK and Australia, Public Money and Management

31. Tense layering and synthetic policy paradigms: The politics of health insurance in Australia, Australian Journal of Political Science

32. Financing social and cohesion policy in an enlarged EU: Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose?, Journal of European Social Policy

33. The methodology of the public choice research programme: The case of 'voting with feet', New Political Economy

34. Negotiating an exception: Glas Cymru and the politics of regulatory discretion in the England and Wales water industry, Policy Studies

35. The dynamics Of public policy: Theory and evidence, The Dynamics Of Public Policy: Theory and Evidence

36. The EU budget and the CAP: An agenda for the review?, EuroChoices

37. Historical-institutionalist perspectives on the development of the EU budget system, Journal of European Public Policy

38. Editorial, Policy and Politics

39. Territorial justice and devolution, British Journal of Politics and International Relations

40. A critique of the use of path dependency in policy studies, Public Administration

41. Fair division or fair dinkum? Australian lessons for intergovernmental fiscal relations in the United Kingdom, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy

42. Path dependency and the CAP, Journal of European Public Policy

43. Evaluating devolution in Wales, Political Studies

44. OFT the beaten track?, Pharmaceutical Journal

45. Devolution and drugs: The case for Welsh autonomy, Policy and Politics

46. The abolition of the GP fundholding scheme: A lesson in evidence-based policy making, British Journal of General Practice

47. New labour on drugs: The changing relationship between government and the pharmaceutical industry, Political Quarterly

48. Developments: Pharmaceutical policy in the UK, Public Money and Management

49. The house of commons health select committee's report on generic prices - Implications for primary care prescribing, Pharmaceutical Journal

50. Objective 1 in Wales: Rechar Redux?, Regional Studies

51. The rapid increase in generic prices in the UK: A failure of competition or regulation?, Public Money and Management