Article collection: trust & transparency

On this page you will find a collection of my publications related to government transparency and trust.

  • Porumbescu, G. Meijer, A., & S.G. Grimmelikhuijsen. 2022. Government Transparency. State-of-the-art and New Perspectives. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge Elements.
  • Grimmelikhuijsen, S.G., Bouwman, R., & F. de Vries. 2020. Vergroot transparantie vertrouwen in het toezicht? Een onderzoek naar het beeld van burgers van drie sectoren en toezichthouders. Boom Criminologie: Den Haag.
  • Grimmelikhuijsen, S. G. 2012. Transparency and trust. An experimental study of online disclosure and trust in government. Utrecht University. 291 p. (dissertation)
  • Grimmelikhuijsen, S., & van den Bos, K. (2021). Specifying the information effect: reference points and procedural justifications affect legal attitudes in four survey experiments. Journal of Experimental Criminology, 17(2), 321-341.
  • Grimmelikhuijsen, S., Herkes, F., Leistikow, I., Verkroost, J., de Vries, F., & Zijlstra, W. G. (2021). Can decision transparency increase citizen trust in regulatory agencies? Evidence from a representative survey experiment. Regulation & Governance, 15(1), 17-31.
  • Grimmelikhuijsen, S. G., Piotrowski, S. J., & Van Ryzin, G. G. (2020). Latent transparency and trust in government: Unexpected findings from two survey experiments. Government Information Quarterly, 37(4), 101497.
  • Grimmelikhuijsen, S.G, P. John,  A. Meijer, & B. Worthy. 2019. Do Freedom of Information Laws Increase Transparency of Government? A replication of a field experiment. Journal of Behavioral Public Administration, 2(1).
  • Piotrowski, S., Grimmelikhuijsen, S., & Deat, F. (2019). Numbers over narratives? How government message strategies affect citizens’ attitudes. Public Performance & Management Review, 42(5), 1005-1028.
  • Porumbescu, G. & S.G. Grimmelikhuijsen. 2018. Linking Decision-Making Procedures to Decision Acceptance and Citizen Voice: Evidence from Two Studies. American Review of Public Administration 48(8): 902-914.
  • Grimmelikhuijsen, S.G., F. de Vries & W. Zijlstra. 2018. Breaking bad news without breaking trust. The effects of a press release and newspaper coverage on perceived trustworthiness. Journal of Behavioral Public Administration 1(1): 1-10.
  • Grimmelikhuijsen, Stephan G., and Mary K. Feeney. 2017. Developing and testing an integrative framework for open government adoption in local governments. Public Administration Review 77(4): 579-590
  • Grimmelikhuijsen, S. & Knies, E. 2017. Validating a scale for citizen trust in government organizations International Review of Administrative Sciences 83(3): 583-601
  • Grimmelikhuijsen, S. & Klijn, A. 2015. The effects of judicial transparency on public trust: Evidence from a field experiment. Public Administration 93(4): 995-1011
  • Reynaers, A. M. & Grimmelikhuijsen, S. 2015. Transparency in public-private partnerships: Not so bad after all? Public Administration 93(3): 609-626
  • Grimmelikhuijsen, S. G. & Kasymova, J. 2015. Not so universal after all: Exploring the meaning and use of government transparency in consensual and majoritarian democracies. Public Integrity 17(4): 389-407.
  • S. G. & Meijer, A. J. 2014. Effects of transparency on the perceived trustworthiness of a government organization: Evidence from an online experiment. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 24(1): 137-157
  • Grimmelikhuijsen, S. G. & Welch, E. W. 2012. Developing and Testing a Theoretical Framework for Computer-Mediated Transparency of Local Governments. Public Administration Review 78(1): 562-571