Belardinelli, P., Bellé, N., & Cantarelli, C. (Forthcoming). The impact of bounded subadditivity on administrative behavior among public and private workers. Public Administration. DOI:

Cantarelli, P., Belle, N., & Belardinelli, P. (2020). Behavioral public HR: Experimental evidence on cognitive biases and debiasing interventions. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 40(1), 56-81.

Battaglio, P. R., Belardinelli, P., Belle, N., & Cantarelli, P. (2019). Behavioral Public Administration Ad Fontes: A Synthesis of Research on Bounded Rationality, Cognitive Biases, and Nudging in Public Organizations. Public Administration Review, 79(3), 304-320.

Belle, N., Belardinelli, P., Cantarelli, P., & Mele, V. (2019). On Iron Cages and Suboptimal Choices: An Experimental Test of the Micro-Foundations of Isomorphism in the Public Sector. International Public Management Journal, 22(2), 373-414.

Mele, V., & Belardinelli, P. (2019). Mixed Methods in public administration research: Selecting, sequencing and connecting. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 29(2), 334-347.

Belardinelli, P., Belle, N., Sicilia, M., & Steccolini, I. (2018). Framing Effects under Different Uses of Performance Information: An Experimental Study on Public ManagersPublic Administration Review, 78(6), 841-851.

Belle, N., Cantarelli, P., & Belardinelli, P. (2018). Prospect Theory Goes Public: Experimental Evidence on Cognitive Biases in Public Policy and Management Decisions Public Administration Review, 78(6), 828-840.

Belle, N., Cantarelli, P., & Belardinelli, P. (2017). Cognitive Biases in Performance Appraisal: Experimental Evidence on Anchoring and Halo Effects with Public Sector Managers and EmployeesReview of Public Personnel Administration, 37(3), 275-294.

Cantarelli, P., Belardinelli, P., & Belle, N. (2016). A Meta-Analysis of Job Satisfaction Correlates in the Public Administration LiteratureReview of Public Personnel Administration, 36(2), 115-144.


Belardinelli, P., & Mele, V. (Forthcoming). Mixed Methods in Public Administration: Advantages and Challenges. In Handbook of Research Methods in Public Administration, Management and Policy, ed. Vigoda-Gadot E., & Vashdi D. Edward Elgar Publishing.


Belardinelli, P. (2019). Mark Esteve and Christian Schuster, eds., Motivating Public Employees (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019). 94 pp. International Public Management Journal.

Belardinelli, P. (2018). Eva Moll Sørensen, Hanne Foss Hansen, and Mads Bøge Kristiansen, eds., Public Management in Times of Austerity (New York and London: Routledge, 2017). 282 pp. $120.00 (hardcover), ISBN: 9781138680531. Public Administration Review78(5), 809-811. – Laverne Burchfield Award 2018.


Battaglio, P. R., Belardinelli, P., Belle, N., & Cantarelli, P. Monetary rewards, fairness perceptions, and administrative performance in a public domain.

Belardinelli, P., Belle, N., & Cantarelli, P. Whose rationality? When self-interest clashes with organizational interest.

Belardinelli, P., Belle, N., Cucciniello, M., & Nasi, G. Experimental evidence on how to fuel coproduction.

Belardinelli, P., & Stanig, P. Group membership and preferences over redistribution: experimental evidence from the lab.

Belardinelli, P., & Stanig, P. Immigration policy in the lab: Welfare chauvinism, skills and redistribution.

Woodhouse, E., Belardinelli, P., & Bertelli, A. Do politicians benefit from hybrid governance? Experimental evidence from the United States.