Mogens Jin Pedersen

Mogens Jin Pedersen

Associate Professor

Mogens Jin Pedersen is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. He is Affiliate Senior Researcher at VIVE – The Danish Center for Social Science Research, and Research Fellow at Center for Organization Research and Design (CORD), School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University. He received his PhD in Political Science from Aarhus University in 2015. His research and teaching focus primarily on issues within the field of public administration: public management, motivation and behavior among employees and citizens, bias in judgements and decision-making, and research methodology.

Primary fields of research

Within public administration:

  • Public management
  • Employee motivation and performance
  • Cognitive biases in judgements and decision-making
  • Gender and race discrimination
  • Procedural fairness and trust
  • Street-level bureaucracy
  • Citizen perceptions and evaluations
  • Research design and experimental methods

His research is published in journals such as Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public Administration Review, Public Administration, International Public Management Journal, The American Review of Public Administration, Review of Public Personnel Administration, Public Personnel Management, Administration & Society, and Social Science Computer Review.

Teaching

Primary areas:

  • Public management and leadership
  • Public administration
  • Motivation and behavior
  • Cognitive biases in judgements and decision-making
  • Policy evaluation

Supervises MSc theses.

Selected publications

  1. E-pub ahead of print

    Bureaucratic Decision‐Making: A Multi‐Method Study of Gender Similarity Bias and Gender Stereotype Beliefs

    Pedersen, Mogens Jin & Nielsen, V. L., 2019, In : Public Administration.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Punishment on the Frontlines of Public Service Delivery: Client Ethnicity and Caseworker Sanctioning Decisions in a Scandinavian Welfare State

    Pedersen, Mogens Jin, Stritch, J. M. & Thuesen, F., 2018, In : Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 28, 3, p. 339-354

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    RNICE Model: Evaluating the Contribution of Replication Studies in Public Administration and Management Research

    Pedersen, Mogens Jin & Stritch, J. M., 2018, In : Public Administration Review. 78, 4, p. 606-612

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Internal Management and Perceived Managerial Trustworthiness: Evidence From a Survey Experiment

    Pedersen, Mogens Jin & Stritch, J. M., 2018, In : American Review of Public Administration. 48, 1, p. 67-81

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Citizen Perceptions of Procedural Fairness and the Moderating Roles of ‘Belief in a Just World’ and ‘Public Service Motivation’ in Public Hiring

    Pedersen, Mogens Jin, Stritch, J. M. & Taggart, G., 2017, In : Public Administration. 95, 4, p. 874-894

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    The Opportunities and Limitations of Using Mechanical Turk (MTURK) in Public Administration and Management Scholarship

    Stritch, J. M., Pedersen, Mogens Jin & Taggart, G., 2017, In : International Public Management Journal. 20, 3, p. 489-511

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    A ‘Heart of Goal’ and the Will to Succeed: Goal Commitment and Task Performance among Teachers in Public Schools

    Pedersen, Mogens Jin, 2016, In : Public Administration. 94, 1, p. 75-88

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Improving Survey Response Rates in Online Panels: Effects of Low-Cost Incentives and Cost-Free Text Appeal Interventions

    Pedersen, Mogens Jin & Nielsen, C. V., 2016, In : Social Science Computer Review. 34, 2, p. 229-243

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Activating the Forces of Public Service Motivation: Evidence from a Low‐Intensity Randomized Survey Experiment

    Pedersen, Mogens Jin, 2015, In : Public Administration Review. 75, 5, p. 734-746

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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