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Highly cited articles

Policy & Politics made significant gains in the 2019 Journal Citation Reports, achieving an impact factor of 3.069. This is a substantial increase of 51.3% on the 2018 Impact Factor, placing the journal the top 10 journals in the public administration category and in the top 20 international journals in the political science category of the Journal Citation Reports.

To celebrate the achievements of our authors we have created a free collection of highly cited articles. This collection features papers which have contributed to our 2019 Impact Factor and more recent papers we feel will promote our journals future impact.

All of the articles below are free to access until 31 August:

2019 Journal Citation Report's highest cited articles
Understanding the transfer of policy failure: bricolage, experimentalism and translation
Diane Stone

Policy learning and policy failure: definitions, dimensions and intersections
Claire A. Dunlop

Policy myopia as a source of policy failure: adaptation and policy learning under deep uncertainty
Sreeja Nair and Michael Howlett

Can experience be evidence? Craft knowledge and evidence-based policing
Jenny Fleming and Rod Rhodes

What ever happened to asset-based welfare? Shifting approaches to housing wealth and welfare security
Ronald Richard, Christian Lennartz and Justin Kadi

Ones to watch
Three habits of successful policy entrepreneurs [Open Access]
Paul Cairney

Can experience be evidence? Craft knowledge and evidence-based policing
Jenny Fleming and Rod Rhodes

Is it time to give up on evidence-based policy? Four answers
Richard D. French

The lessons of policy learning: types, triggers, hindrances and pathologies [Open Access]
Claire A. Dunlop and Claudio M. Radaelli

Narratives as tools for influencing policy change [Open Access]
Deserai Crow and Michael Jones

Why advocacy coalitions matter and practical insights about them
Christopher M. Weible and Karin Ingold

Matching policy tools and their targets: beyond nudges and utility maximisation in policy design
Michael Howlett

Creating public value through caring for place
Patsy Healey