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Dr. Nicolas Wilhelm Jager

Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law  (» Postal address)

+49 441 798-2119  (F&P

Peer-reviewed Journal contributions (published or accepted)

  1. Newig J, Jager N W, Challies E, Kochskämper E. (2019) Does Public Participation Lead to Better Environmental Outcomes? Evidence from a Large-N Meta-Analysis of Case Studies on Environmental Governance. Online first at Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning.
     
  2. Koontz T, Jager N W, Newig J. (2019) Taking Stock of the Field: A Case Survey of Measures used in Collaborative Conservation Research. Online first at Society and Natural Resources.
     
  3. Newig J, Derwort P, Jager N W. (2019) Institutional failure and decline as leverage points for sustainability: Identifying archetypical functions. Ecology and Society, 24(1).
     
  4. Derwort P, Jager N W, Newig J. (2019) Towards Productive Functions? A Systematic Review of Institutional Failure, Its Causes and Consequences. Policy Sciences, 52(2) 281-298.
     
  5. Lührs N, Jager N W, Challies E, Newig J (2018) How Participatory Should Environmental Governance Be? Testing the Applicability of the Vroom-Yetton-Jago Model in Public Environmental Decision-Making. Environmental Management, 61(2) 249 – 262.
     
  6. Newig J, Challies E, Jager N W, Kochskämper E, Adzersen A (2018) The Environmental Performance of Participatory and Collaborative Governance: A Framework of Causal Mechanisms. Policy Studies Journal, 46(2) 269–297.
     
  7. Challies E, Newig J, Kochskämper E, Jager N W (2017) Governance change and governance learning in Europe: Stakeholder participation in environmental policy implementation. Policy and Society, 36(2) 288–303.
     
  8. Abson D J, Fischer J, Leventon J, Newig J, Schomerus T, Vilsmaier U, von Wehrden H, Abernethy P, Ives C, Jager N W, Lang D J (2017) Leverage points for sustainability transformation. AMBIO, 46(1) 30–39.
     
  9. Jager N W (2016) Transboundary Cooperation in European Water Governance - A set-theoretic analysis of International River Basins. Environmental Policy and Governance, 26(4) 278–291.
     
  10. Jager N W, Challies E, Kochskämper E, Newig J, Benson D, Blackstock K, Collins K, Ernst A, Evers M, Feichtinger J, Fritsch O, Gooch G, Grund W, Hedelin B, Hernández-Mora N, Hüesker F, Huitema D, Irvine K, Klinke A, Lange L, et al. (2016), Transforming European Water Governance? Participation and River Basin Management under the EU Water Framework Directive in 13 Member States. Water, 8(156).
     
  11. Kochskämper E, Newig J, Challies E, Jager N W (2016) Participation for effective environmental governance? A comparative study of European water policy implementation in Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. Journal of Environmental Management, 181, 737–748.
     
  12. Newig J, Kochskämper E, Challies E, Jager N W (2016) Exploring governance learning: How policymakers draw on evidence, experience and intuition in designing participatory flood risk planning. Environmental Science & Policy, 55, 353–360.
     
  13. Newig J, Schulz D, Jager N W (2016) Disentangling Puzzles of Spatial Scales and Participation in Environmental Governance—The Case of Governance Re-scaling Through the European Water Framework Directive. Environmental Management, 58(6) 998–1014.
     
  14. Velten S, Leventon J, Jager N, Newig J (2015) What Is Sustainable Agriculture? A Systematic Review. Sustainability, 7, 7833–7865.
     
  15. Newig J, Challies E, Jager N, Kochskämper E (2014) What Role for Public Participation in Implementing the EU Floods Directive? A Comparison With the Water Framework Directive, Early Evidence from Germany and a Research Agenda. Environmental Policy and Governance, 24(4) 275–288.
     
  16. Newig J, Jager N, Challies E (2012) Führt Bürgerbeteiligung in umweltpolitischen Entscheidungsprozessen zu mehr Effektivität und Legitimität? Erste Ergebnisse einer Metaanalyse von 71 wasserpolitischen Fallstudien. Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, 22(4) 527–564.

Books and edited volumes

  1. Newig J, Challies E, Jager N W. (forthcoming) “Democratic innovation and environmental governance”, in Handbook of Democratic Innovation and Governance. S Elstub, O Escobar (Eds.) Edward Elgar.
     
  2. Kochskämper E, Challies E, Jager N W, Newig J, Eds. (2018) Participation for Effective Environmental Governance. Evidence from European Water Framework Directive Implementation. Routledge, London.
     
  3. Newig J, Kochskämper E, Challies E, Jager N W (2018) “Researching participation in environmental governance through the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive”, in Participation for Effective Environmental Governance. Evidence from European Water Framework Directive Implementation. E Kochskämper, E Challies, N W Jager, and J Newig (Eds.) Routledge, London, pp 3–10.
     
  4. Newig J, Challies E, Jager N W, Kochskämper E (2018) “Concepts: how participation leads to effective environmental governance”, in Participation for Effective Environmental Governance. Evidence from European Water Framework Directive Implementation. E Kochskämper, E Challies, N W Jager, and J Newig (Eds.) Routledge, London, pp 11–27.
     
  5. Jager N W, Kochskämper E, Challies E, Newig J (2018) “Paired case research design and mixed-methods approach”, in Participation for Effective Environmental Governance. Evidence from European Water Framework Directive Implementation. E Kochskämper, E Challies, N W Jager, and J Newig (Eds.) Routledge, London, pp 28–36.
     
  6. Kochskämper E, Jager N W, Newig J, Challies E (2018) “Impact of participation on sustainable water management planning: comparative analysis of eight cases”, in Participation for Effective Environmental Governance. Evidence from European Water Framework Directive Implementation. E Kochskämper, E Challies, N W Jager, and J Newig (Eds.) Routledge, London, pp 117–148.
     
  7. Kochskämper E, Jager N W, Newig J, Challies E (2018) “Participation and effective environmental governance: causal mechanisms and beyond”, in Participation for Effective Environmental Governance. Evidence from European Water Framework Directive Implementation. E Kochskämper, E Challies, N W Jager, and J Newig (Eds.) Routledge, London, pp 149–160.
     
  8. Jager N W (2016) Beyond Panaceas: Assessing the Implementation and Performance of Participatory, Multi-Level Governance in European Water Resource Management, Doctoral Dissertation, Leuphana University Lüneburg.

Working Papers

  1. Newig J, Adzersen A, Challies E, Fritsch, O, Jager N (2013) Comparative analysis of public environmental decision-making processes − a variable-based analytical scheme. INFU Discussion Papers 29/14, Lüneburg.

Conference presentations

  1. Newig J, Seto K, Driessen P, de Oliveira J P, Jager N W. Institutions and governance as leverage points for transformations to sustainability. Leverage Points 2019 – International conference on sustainability research and transformation, Lüneburg, Germany, 8 February 2019.
     
  2. Jager N W, Challies E, Cotta B. Bridging the Gap Between Integration and Fragmentation in Sustainability Governance. Towards a framework of mechanisms linking governance architecture and system’s sustainability performance. Leverage Points 2019 – International conference on sustainability research and transformation, Lüneburg, Germany, 6 February 2019.
     
  3. Jager N W, Challies E, Cotta B. Bridging the Gap Between Integration and Fragmentation in Sustainability Governance. 2019 Utrecht Conference on Earth System Governance, Utrecht, the Netherlands, 7 November 2018.
     
  4. Jager N W, Fischer M, Newig J. Network Relations in Collaborative Governance and their Role for Environmental Outcomes. ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 24 August 2018.
     
  5. Jager N W, Bergsten A. Patterns of Collaboration in Complex, Interwoven Governance Systems. A Network Analysis of the Nexus between Food Security and Biodiversity in Ethiopia. ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 25 August 2018.
     
  6. Fischer M, Jager N W (2018) Explaining Intergovernmental Cooperation in the Water Sector: The Network of Concordats among Swiss Cantons. Fourth Annual Environmental Politics and Governance Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, June 28 2018.
     
  7. Fischer M, Jager N W (2017) Explaining Intergovernmental Cooperation in the Water Sector: The Network of Concordats among Swiss Cantons. European Conference on Social Networks (EUSN2017), Mainz, Germany, 28 September 2017.
     
  8. Newig J, Challies E, Jager N W, Kochskämper E (2017) From Output to Implementation, Or the Further Fate of Participatory Decisions: How Participatory Decisions Actually Change Policy and Get Implemented (or Not). MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, USA, 6 April 2017.
     
  9. Kochskämper E, Challies E, Newig J, Jager N W (2017) The Paradox of Participatory Decision-Making: Are „Good Plans too Hard to Implement? MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, USA, 8 April 2017.
     
  10. Jager N W (2016) Assessing policy coherence in the water-food-energy nexus: synthesizing insights from a large-N case survey meta analysis. Academy on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus and implications for governance, Trier, Germany, October 4 2016.
     
  11. Jager N (2016) Assessing policy coherence in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus. Conference on Understanding the Water-Energy-Food Nexus, Osnabrück, Germany, June 15 2016.
     
  12. Jager N, Newig J, Challies E, Kochskämper E, von Wehrden H (2015) Quantitative analysis of qualitative social concepts and data? An analysis of methodological potential, challenges and biases using evidence from a large-n case survey on environmental governance. International Conference on Public Policy, Milan, Italy, July 2, 2015.
     
  13. Jager N, Newig J, Challies E, Kochskämper E (2014) Public participation for effective environmental governance? Insights from a large-N case survey meta-analysis. ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, United Kingdom, September 5, 2014.
     
  14. Newig J, Jager N, Challies E, Kochskämper E (2013) Potential of the case survey method in Public Policy research. An application from collaborative environmental governance. Celebratory comparative policy analysis conference: 15 years to the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, and 10 years to the International Comparative Policy Analysis Forum: Validating methods for comparing Public Policy: Academia and Government in dialogue, Leuven, Belgium, November 28, 2013.
     
  15. Newig J, Challies E, Jager N, Kochskämper E, Adzersen A (2013) Unravelling the paradox of public participation: Beyond competing claims about effectiveness. 3-Länder Tagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (Austrian Society for Political Science), Innsbruck, Austria, September 21, 2013.
     
  16. Newig J, Jager N, Challies E, Kochskämper E (2013) Potential of the case survey method in Public Policy research. An application from collaborative environmental governance. International Conference on Public Policy, Grenoble, France, June 27, 2013.
     
  17. Newig J, Challies E, Jager N (2012) Führt Bürgerbeteiligung in umweltpolitischen Entscheidungsprozessen zu mehr Effektivität und Legitimität? – Erste Ergebnisse einer Metaanalyse von 70 wasserpolitischen Fallstudien. Austrian Society for Political Science, Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Graz, Austria, November 30, 2012.
     
  18. Jager N, Newig J, Challies E (2012) Does participation in environmental decision-making lead to better environmental outputs and outcomes? Early results from a meta analysis of 64 fresh water governance case studies. Berlin Conference on Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, Evidence for Sustainable Development, Berlin, Germany, October 5, 2012.
     
  19. Jager N, Newig J, Grund W (2012) Zur Rolle von Skalen in partizipativer Umweltgovernance. Doktoranden- Tagung „Bürgerbeteiligung am politischen Entscheidungsprozess“ (PhD conference on public participation in decision making), Frankfurt/Main, Germany, September 6, 2012.
     
  20. Challies E, Jager N, Newig J (2012) Linking stakeholder participation and environmental outcomes. In search of evidence. Environmental Impacts of Direct Democracy International Symposium, Berlin, Germany, March 21, 2012.
     
  21. Challies E, Jager N, Newig J (2012) Linking modes of governance and social-ecological outcomes in environmental evaluation. European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum, Leuven, Belgium, February 10, 2012.
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