Current Projects

Projects at various stages of development (working titles).


  • Policy Advice and the Westminster Tradition:  Policy Advisory Systems in Canada, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand. With John Halligan.  Forthcoming, Cambridge University Press.
  • Policy Making at the Center: Contestation and Coordination in Canadian Central Agencies.

Working Papers

  • Craft, J., Clarke, A.  (2019) Die Hard With (Policy) A Vengeance? Implementation Effects and Digital Era Policy Design
  • Craft, J., Lindquist, E., Eaves, D. Measuring and Managing Government Performance in the Digital Era.

  • Clarke, A., Craft, J. (2019). The Digital Turn in Policy Capacity: Insights from the Westminster Cluster.
  • The continued (ir)relevance of central agencies.

Book Chapters (under review/in press)

  • Craft, J., Esselment, A. The Prime Minister’s Office, in Regional Dynamics of Institutional Change and Policy Development in the Harper Era. Farney and Simmons (eds).