Dr. Erna Ruijer

Universitair docent
Public Governance and Management

Journal Publications:

Ruijer, Erna. (2021). Designing and implementing data collaboratives: A governance perspective. Government Information Quarterly, 38(4), 101612.

Ruijer, E., Dingelstad, J., & Meijer, A. (2021). Studying complex systems through design interventions. Probing open government data ecosystems in the Netherlands. Public Management Review, 1-21

Ruijer, Erna, Grimmelikhuijsen S., Van den Berg, J. and Meijer, A. (2020). Open Data Work: Understanding Open Data Usage from a Practice Lens, International Review of Administrative Sciences

Ruijer, Erna., Détienne, F., Baker, M., Groff, J., & Meijer, A. J. (2020). The politics of open government data: Understanding organizational responses to pressure for more transparency. The American review of public administration, 50(3), 260-27

Ruijer, Erna., & Meijer, A. (2020). Open government data as an innovation process: Lessons from a living lab experiment. Public Performance & Management Review, 43(3), 613-635

Ruijer, Erna, Grimmelikhuijsen, S.; Hogan, M.; Enxerink, S.; Ojo, A.; Meijer, A. (2017). Connecting societal issues, users and data. Scenario-based design of open data platforms. Government Information Quarterly 34, 3

Ruijer, Erna and Martinius, E. (2017). Research the democratic impact of open government data. A systematic literature review. Information Polity

Ruijer, Erna, Stephan Grimmelikhuijsen, and Albert Meijer (2017). "Open data for democracy: Developing a theoretical framework for open data use." Government Information Quarterly 34.1: 45-52.

Ruijer, Erna. (2017) "Proactive Transparency in the United States and the Netherlands: The Role of Government Communication Officials." The American Review of Public Administration 47,3 , 354-375.

Ruijer, Erna, and Albert Meijer, (2016). "National transparency regimes: Rules or principles? A comparative analysis of the United States and the Netherlands." International Journal of Public Administration 39, 11, 895-908.
Ruijer, Erna and Huff, Richard. (2016) "Breaking through barriers: the impact of organizational culture on open government reform." Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy 10, 2, 335-350.
Oztoprak, Abdullah, and Erna Ruijer. (2016) "Variants of transparency: an analysis of the English Local Government Transparency Code 2015." Local Government Studies 42, 4,  536-556.
Ruijer, Erna (2012) Social Equity, Policy Intentions and Unanticipated Outcomes: a
Comparative Analysis of Work-Life Balance Policies, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice, 14, 4, pp 311-329
 Book Chapters:

Ruijer, Erna, Stephan Grimmelikhuijsen, Jochem van den Berg, and Albert Meijer. "Better together? Testing a collaborative approach to solve the local societal problems with open data." In Research Handbook on E-Government. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021.

Ruijer, Erna., & Arsenijevic, J. (2020). Access to Healthcare in the Netherlands. In Global Equity in Administration (pp. 281-302). Routledge.

Hogan, M.; Ojo, A.; Harney, O.; Ruijer, Erna; Meijer, A.; Andriessen, J.; Pardijs, M.; Andriessen, M.; van de Klashorst, J.P.; Riordan, P.; Boscolo, P.; Palmisano, E.; Satta, M.; Groff, J.; Baker, M.; Détienne, F.; Porwol, L. Scarano, V. (2017) Governance, Transparency and the Collaborative Design of Open Data Collaboration Platforms: understanding barriers, options, and needs In Government 3.0 Next Generation Government Technology Infrastructure 
and Service Opportunities, Enabling Technologies, Challenges, and  Roadmaps Springer International Publishing: Cham Switzerland
Scarano, V.; Malandrino, D.; Baker, M.; Détienne,F.; Andriessen, J.; Pardijs, M.; Ojo, A.; Hogan,M.; Meijer, A. and Ruijer, Erna (2017). Fostering Citizens’ Participation and Transparency with Social Tools and Personalization In Government 3.0 Next Generation Government Technology Infrastructure 
and Service Opportunities, Enabling Technologies, Challenges, and  Roadmaps Springer International Publishing: Cham Switzerland
Scarano, V.; Malandrino, D.; Baker, M.; Detienne, F.; Andriessen, J.; Pardijs, M.; Ojo, A.; Porwol, L.; Szufel, P.; Kaminski, B.; Meijer, A.; Ruijer, Erna;  Forrester, J.; Clementino, G.; Trochidis, I.; Banos, V.; Andriessen, M.; van der Klashorst, J.P.; Riordan, P.; Farrell, R.; Boscolo,P.; Palmisano, E.; van der Waal, S.; Gray, J.; Satta, M.; and Legale, E. (2015). ROUTE-TO-PA H2020 Project: Raising Open and User-Treindely Transparency-Enabling Technologies for Public Administration. In: Kasikas, S.K. and Sideridis, A.B. Eds. E-Democracy, 2015 pp 219-222 Switzerland: Springer International Publishing


Ruijer, Erna (2013). Proactive Transparency and Government Communication in the USA and the Netherlands. Dissertation, Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond VA

Conference Proceedings:

Baker, M., Groff, J., Détienne, F., Andriessen, J., Pardijs, M., Hogan, M., Harney, O.; Ruijer, Erna & Scarano, V. (2017, September). Technology-supported effective transparency around open data: a dialogue game analysis. In: Proceedings of the European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics 2017 (pp. 39-42). ACM.

Dutch articles 
Erna Ruijer (2017) Het verlangen naar transparantie en het nut van geheimen: een precaire balans. Beleid en Maatschappij, 44 (1) [Desire for transparency and the usefulness of secrets]
Suzanne Van Gils en Erna Ruijer (2005). “Een tijdschrift juist in deze tijd. De kracht van Customer magazines”. [Customer Magazines]. Platform 3: New media, new channels!?, RVD-Communicatiereeks, 72-79
Roelf Middel en Erna Ruijer (2002). “Slecht nieuws werkt niet?” [Public information campaigns: bad news doesn’t work?] Comma, 14 November 2002, 14-15