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Perceptual bias and public programs: The case of the United States and hospital care

Meier, Kenneth J., Johnson, Austin P. and An, Seung-Ho 2019. Perceptual bias and public programs: The case of the United States and hospital care. Public Administration Review 79 (6) , pp. 820-828. 10.1111/puar.13067

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Abstract

This article examines whether the public holds biased perceptions of public organizations (in this case, hospitals) in the United States and whether organizations get credit for positive results from program evaluations. Using an experimental design that replicates Hvidman and Andersen's 2016 Danish study, the study finds no negative public sector biases in the United States, but organizations are not given any credit for positive program evaluations. These results hold in two experimental replications. The implications of the findings for the measurement of public perceptions of government programs and for effective democratic governance are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Publisher: Wiley
ISSN: 0033-3352
Date of Acceptance: 24 April 2019
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2020 12:00
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/128086

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