Dr B. Voorn (Bart)
Assistant professor - Public Administration
Bart Voorn, Ph.D. (1994) is assistant professor at Radboud University. He studies the reasons for and effects of municipally-owned corporations, as well as the efficacy of local government in general.
Bart holds Masters' degrees in Economics and Political Science (cum laude) from the University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam respectively and a Ph.D. from Radboud University. Before his PhD, Bart worked as a policy researcher and political lobbyist in Washington DC.
In 2019 Bart became the youngest ever assistant professor in public administration in the Netherlands.
- Voorn, B. (2020). Between Politics and Professionalism: Characteristics and Performance Predictors of Municipally Owned Corporations [PhD Dissertation]. Nijmegen: Radboud University Full text
- Voorn, B., Van Genugten, M., & Van Thiel, S. (2017). The efficiency and effectiveness of municipally owned corporations: A systematic review. Local Government Studies, 43(5), 820-841. doi: 10.1080/03003930.2017.1319360 Full text
- Voorn, B., Van Genugten, M., & Van Thiel, S. (2019). Multiple principals, multiple problems: A framework for effective governance and a research agenda for joint service delivery. Public Administration, 97(3), 671-85. doi: 10.1111/padm.12587 Full text
- Voorn, B., Van Genugten, M., & Van Thiel, S. (2020). Performance of municipally owned corporations: Determinants and mechanisms. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, online first. Full text
- Voorn, B., Borst, R., & Blom, R. (2020). Business techniques as an explanation of the autonomy-performance link in corporatized entities: evidence from Dutch Municipally owned corporations. International Public Management Journal: online first. Full text