All hands on deck: The role of collaborative platforms and lead organizations in achieving environmental goals

This paper combines the difference-in-differences (DiD) methods and content analysis to examine the effectiveness of collaborative platforms in supporting local collaborations for natural resource management.

January 2024 · Heewon Lee, Yixin Liu

The “Watershed” of Collaboration: The Impact of Legislation and Collaborative Actions on Environmental Outcomes

This paper combines the regression discontinuity in time (RDiT) design and longitudinal analysis to examine the impacts of state legislation and the subsequent collaborative projects on water quality.

July 2023 · Yixin Liu, Jiho Kim, Tina Nabatchi

The effectiveness of network administrative organizations in governing inter-jurisdictional natural resources

This paper uses the synthetic control method, incorporating monthly water quality data from 14 river monitoring sites in two neighboring cities, to examine the effectiveness of the Network Administrative Organization (NAO) model in reducing water pollution.

January 2022 · Yixin Liu, Chao Tan