Administrative Culture

Administrative Culture (AC), published by Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance at Tallinn University of Technology, is a peer-reviewed multi-language interdisciplinary journal of administrative studies. The journal publishes contributions in English, the lingua franca of our times, and also in the languages of the region: Estonian, Finnish, German, Russian. The journal appears bi-annually.



New issue published – General Issue


The new issue of Administrative Culture (vol. 17 no. 1) is now published online (open access) and will soon be available in printed version.

Posted: 2016-10-19 More...

Administrative Culture now abstracted in Scopus


In August 2012 Administrative Culture was accepted for coverage in the Scopus database. For more information about the journal, please see

Posted: 2012-09-17

Interested in submitting an article?


The journal of Halduskultuur - Administrative Culture is inviting manuscripts for publication. In order to submit an article to Halduskultuur-Administrative Culture, please click here.

Inquiries should be sent to managing editor Rauno Mäekivi,

Posted: 2010-11-01
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Vol 17, No 1 (2016): General Issue

Table of Contents


Innovation and the State: Thinking of Government as “Technology Maker” and Implications for Public Administration Research PDF
Erkki Karo, Rainer Kattel 5-17
Regulatory Convergence, Financialization and Hollowing Out of the State: The Case of Financial System in Estonia PDF
Egert Juuse 19-46
Digital Public-Administration Research Drawing from Bayesian Inspiration: Latent Trait Scaling and Topic Modeling Examination of Budgetary Legislation in Thirteen Countries PDF
Pertti Ahonen 47-70
Book Review: Christopher Pollitt (ed) (2016) Advanced Introduction to Public Management and Administration PDF
Edoardo Ongaro 71-73

ISSN: 1736-6089