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Eric Welch

Eric Welch

Director, Center for Science, Technology and Environment Policy Studies

Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions
Arizona State University
411 North Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004-0687


  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
  • Director, Center for Science, Technology and Environment Policy Studies
  • Professor, School of Public Affairs, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions


Eric W. Welch is a professor in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University where he teaches decision making, organization and network theory, institutional design, and science and innovation policy. He received his doctorate from the Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs where he specialized in science and environmental policy. Welch currently directs the Center for Science, Technology and Environmental Policy Studies (C-STEPS) at ASU. He is an affiliated faculty member in the ASU School for the Future of Innovation and Society and in the Center for Organization Research and Design, as well as senior sustainability scientist in the ASU Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and senior fellow in the ASU Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems.

His primary research interests include genetic resource policy for food and agriculture, organizational adaptation to climate change, women and underrepresented minorities in science, and use of digital technology in government. Dr. Welch has 15 years of experience evaluating large multi-institution, interdisciplinary research projects in which he provides formative and summative assessments for research design and institutionalization, distributed network collaboration structures, integration of diversity, workforce development and knowledge production. His primary focus on these projects has been to assist research programs to enhance capacity development for competitive research at the jurisdiction level, primarily for the NSF EPSCoR program.

He is currently leading or co-leading several NSF-funded multi-institutional projects including 1) Globalization of the scientific workforce (PI); 2) Framing and assessing academic research excellence and competitiveness (AREC Framework) for teams, institutions and jurisdictions (CoPI); 3) Contested resource Inputs to science: How institutional provisions on the access and use of materials and data affect research collaboration structures and outcomes (PI); and 4) Evaluation of Kansas EPSCoR, microbiomes of aquatic habitats, plants, and soils (PI). Dr. Welch is the ASU lead on the EU Horizon 2020 project on global governance of genetic based R&D for coffee agroforestry systems (BREEDcafs) under the EU’s Sustainable Food Security Resilient and Resource Efficient Value Chains program. He is also the CoPI on an interdisciplinary project on adaptive management of extreme weather using ASU’s Decision Theater approach to visualize big data to facilitate multi-stakeholder public sector decision making to reduce vulnerability. Dr. Welch has received funding for previous research projects from USAID BFS, USDA NIFA, UN FAO, Global Crop Diversity Trust, Bioversity International, and CCAFS, among others.

Dr. Eric Welch has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, refereed proceedings and book chapters. He is current editing two books one on evaluating broadband technology and one on the state of the art in digital government and governance. His most recent academic work is visible at Google Scholar and Research Gate. He has published in journals such as Social Networks, Global Food Security, Research Policy, Science and Public Policy, OMICS, New Phytologist, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Biobanking and Biopreservation, Business Strategy and the Environment, Environmental Management, Journal of Technology Transfer and Technovation. He has also recently published outside of academia including for the CCAFS program on farmer networks and climate smart technologies and the UN FAO on the implications of digital sequence information on the International Plant Treaty.


  • PhD, Public Administration, Syracuse University, 1997
  • MA, Asian Studies, University of Oregon, 1991
  • MA, International Studies, University of Oregon, 1991
  • BA, History, University of Washington, 1985


Journal Articles


Fusi, F., D. Manzella, S. Louafi and E. Welch. 2018. Building global genomics initiatives and enabling data sharing: Insights from multiple case studies. OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology 22(4):237-247. DOI: 10.1089/omi.2017.0214. (link )

Fusi, F., E. W. Welch and M. Siciliano. 2018. Barriers and facilitators of access to biological material for international research: The role of institutions and networks. Science and Public Policy scy057. DOI: 10.1093/scipol/scy057. (link )

Gaughan, M., J. Melkers and E. Welch. 2018. Differential social network effects on scholarly productivity. Science, Technology, & Human Values 43(3):570-599. DOI: 10.1177/0162243917735900. (link )

Halewood, M., T. Chiurugwi, R. Sackville Hamilton, B. Kurtz, E. Marden, E. Welch, F. Michiels, M. Sabran, N. Patron, P. Kersey, R. Bastow, S. Dorius, S. Dias, S. McCouch and W. Powell. 2018. Plant genetic resources for food and agriculture: Opportunities and challenges emerging from the science and information technology revolution. New Phytologist 217(4):1407-1419. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14993. (link )

Miao, Q., M. K. Feeney, F. Zhang, E. W. Welch and P. S. Sriraj. 2018. Through the storm: Transit agency management in response to climate change. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 63(Aug):421-432. DOI: 10.1016/j.trd.2018.06.005. (link )

Miao, Q., E. W. Welch, F. Zhang and P. S. Sriraj. 2018. What drives public transit organizations in the United States to adapt to extreme weather events?. Journal of Environmental Management Nov(252-260):. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.07.093. (link )

Siciliano, M., E. W. Welch and M. K. Feeney. 2018. Network exploration and exploitation: Professional network churn and scientific production. Social Networks 52(Jan):167-179. DOI: 10.1016/j.socnet.2017.07.003. (link )

van Holm, E. J., Y. Wu and E. W. Welch. 2018. Comparing the collaboration networks and productivity of China-born and US-born academic scientists. Science and Public Policy scy060. DOI: 10.1093/scipol/scy060. (link )

Zhang, F., E. W. Welch and Q. Miao. 2018. Public organization adaptation to extreme events: Mediating role of risk perception. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 28(3):371-387. DOI: 10.1093/jopart/muy004. (link )


Kim, K., E. W. Welch and T. Johnson. 2017. Human and social capital determinants of translational activity in medical sciences. Science and Public Policy 44(5):609-619. DOI: 10.1093/scipol/scw088. (link )

Singh Nijar, G., S. Louafi and E. W. Welch. 2017. The implementation of the Nagoya ABS Protocol for the research sector: experience and challenges. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics 17(5):607-621. DOI: 10.1007/s10784-016-9328-7. (link )

Welch, E. W., F. Fusi, S. Louafi and M. Siciliano. 2017. Genetic resource policies in international collaborative research for food and agriculture: A study of USAID-funded innovation labs. Global Food Security 15(Dec):33-42. DOI: 10.1016/j.gfs.2017.04.004. (link )

Yuille, M., I. Feller, L. Georghiou, P. Laredo and E. W. Welch. 2017. Financial sustainability of biobanks: From theory to practice. Biopreservation and Biobanking 15(2):85-92. DOI: 10.1089/bio.2017.29019.mjy. (link )


Bernal, M., E. W. Welch and P. S. Sriraj. 2016. The effect of slow zones on ridership: An analysis of the Chicago Transit Authority “El” Blue Line. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 87(May):11-21. DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2016.02.007. (link )

Feeney, M. K. and E. W. Welch. 2016. Technology-task coupling: Exploring social media use and managerial perceptions of E-government. The American Review of Public Administration 46(2):162-179. DOI: 10.1177/0275074014547413. (link )

McWilliams, A., A. Parhankangas, J. Coupet, E. Welch and D. T. Barnum. 2016. Strategic decision making for the triple bottom line. Business Strategy and the Environment 25(3):193-204. DOI: 10.1002/bse.1867 . (link )

Park, C. H., E. W. Welch and P. S. Sriraj. 2016. An integrative theory-driven framework for evaluating travel training programs. Evaluation and Program Planning 59(Dec 7-20):. DOI: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2016.07.002. (link )

Shin, E. and E. W. Welch. 2016. Socio-technical determinants of information security perceptions in US local governments. The International Journal of Electronic Government Research 12(3):Art. 1. DOI: 10.4018/IJEGR.2016070101. (link )

Welch, E. W., M. K. Feeney and C. H. Park. 2016. Determinants of data sharing in U.S. city governments. Government Information Quarterly 33(3):393-403. DOI: 10.1016/j.giq.2016.07.002. (link )

Welch, E. W. and Y. Jha. 2016. Network and perceptual determinants of satisfaction among science and engineering faculty in US research universities. The Journal of Technology Transfer 41(2):290-328. DOI: 10.1007/s10961-015-9393-z. (link )


Seyoum, A. and E. W. Welch. 2015. Ex-post use restriction and benefit-sharing provisions for access to nonplant genetic materials for public research. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 37(4):667-691. DOI: 10.1093/aepp/ppv003. (link )

Wu, Y., E. W. Welch and W. Huang. 2015. Commercialization of university inventions: Individual and institutional factors affecting licensing of university patents. Technovation 36-37(Feb):12-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.technovation.2014.09.004. (link )


Blackburn, H. D., Y. Plante, G. Rohrer, E. W. Welch and S. R. Paiva. 2014. Impact of genetic drift on access and benefit sharing under the Nagoya Protocol: The case of the Meishan pig. Journal of Animal Science 92(4):1405-1411. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2013-7274. (link )

Feeney, M. K., T. Johnson and E. W. Welch. 2014. Methods for identifying translational researchers. Evaluation & the Health Professions 37(1):3-18. DOI: 10.1177/0163278713504583. (link )

Feeney, M. K. and E. W. Welch. 2014. Academic outcomes among principal investigators, co-principal investigaors, and non-PI researchers. The Journal of Technology Transfer 39(1):111-133. DOI: 10.1007/s10961-012-9272-9. (link )

Haller, M. K. and E. W. Welch. 2014. Entrepreneurial behavior of academic scientists: Network and cognitive determinants of commitment to grant submissions and award outcomes. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 38(4):807-831. DOI: 10.1111/etap.12022. (link )

Huang, W., E. W. Welch and E. A. Corley. 2014. Public sector voluntary initiatives: The adoption of the environmental management system by public waste water treatment facilities in the United States. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 57(10):1531-1551. DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2013.816630. (link )

Welch, E. W. and M. K. Feeney. 2014. Technology in government: How organizational culture mediates information and communication technology outcomes. Government Information Quarterly 31(4):506-512. DOI: 10.1016/j.giq.2014.07.006. (link )

Yavuz, N. and E. W. Welch. 2014. Factors affecting openness of local government websites: Examining the differences across planning, finance and police departments. Government Information Quarterly 31(4):574-583. DOI: 10.1016/j.giq.2014.07.004. (link )


Lopez Noriega, I., M. Halewood, G. Galluzzi, R. Vernooy, E. Bertacchini, D. Gauchan and E. Welch. 2013. How policies affect the use of plant genetic resources: The experience of the CGIAR. Resources 2(3):231-269. DOI: 10.3390/resources2030231. (link )

Maultasch Oliveira, G. H. and E. W. Welch. 2013. Social media use in local government: Linkage of technology, task, and organizational context. Government Information Quaterly 30(4):397-405. DOI: 10.1016/j.giq.2013.05.019. (link )

Parker, M. and E. W. Welch. 2013. Professional networks, science ability, and gender determinants of three types of leadership in academic science and engineering. The Leadership Quarterly 24(2):332-348. DOI: 10.1016/j.leaqua.2013.01.001. (link )

Welch, E. W., E. Shin and J. Long. 2013. Potential effects of the Nagoya Protocol on the exchange of non-plant genetic resources for scientific research: Actors, paths, and conseqences. Ecological Economics 86(Feb):13. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2012.11.019. (link )


Feeney, M. K. and E. W. Welch. 2012. Electronic participation technologies and perceived outcomes for local government managers. Public Management Review 14(6):815-833. DOI: 10.1080/14719037.2011.642628. (link )

Feeney, M. K. and E. W. Welch. 2012. Realized publicness at public and private research universities. Public Administration Review 72(2):272-284. DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6210.2011.02521.x. (link )

Grimmelikhuijsen, S. G. and E. W. Welch. 2012. Developing and testing a theoretical framework for computer-mediated transparency of local governments. Public Administration Review 72(4):562-571. DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6210.2011.02532.x. (link )

Welch, E. W. 2012. Editorial: Potential implications of the Nagoya Protocol for the livestock sector. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 129(6):423–424 . DOI: 10.1111/jbg.12013. (link )

Welch, E. W. 2012. The relationship between transparent and participative government: A study of local governments in the United States. International Review of Adminstrative Sciences 78(1):93-115. DOI: 10.1177/0020852312437982. (link )


Figler, S. A., P. S. Sriraj, E. W. Welch and N. Yavuz. 2011. Customer loyalty and Chicago, Illinois, transit authority buses: Results from 2008 Customer Satisfaction Survey. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2216(1):148-156. DOI: 10.3141/2216-16. (link )

Huang, W., M. K. Feeney and E. W. Welch. 2011. Organizational and individual determinants of patent production of academic scientists and engineers in the United States. Science and Public Policy 38(6):463-479. DOI: 10.3152/030234211X12960315267895. (link )


Jha, Y. and E. W. Welch. 2010. Relational mechanisms governing multifaceted collaborative behavior of academic scientists in six fields of science and engineering. Research Policy 39(9):1174-1184. DOI: 10.1016/j.respol.2010.06.003. (link )

Mattingly, M., P. S. Sriraj, E. W. Welch and B. Bojraj. 2010. Measuring and assessing perceptions of success in a transit agency's stakeholder involvement program. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2174(1):89-98. DOI: 10.3141/2174-13. (link )

Yavuz, N. and E. W. Welch. 2010. Addressing fear of crime in public space: Gender differences in reaction to safety measures in train transit. Urban Studies 47(12):2491-2515. DOI: 10.1177/0042098009359033. (link )


Jacob, B., E. Welch and T. Simms. 2009. Emergent management strategies in a public agency: A case study of alternative fuel vehicles. Public Organization Review 9(3):213-234. DOI: 10.1007/s11115-009-0081-z. (link )

Johns, K. D., K. M. Khovanova and E. W. Welch. 2009. Fleet conversion in local government: Determinants of driver fuel choice for bi-fuel vehicles. Environment and Behavior 41(3):402-426. DOI: 10.1177/0013916507312423. (link )

Ponomariov, B., E. Welch and J. Melkers. 2009. Assessing the outcomes of student involvement in research: Educational outcomes in an engineering research center. Research Evaluation 18(4):313-322. DOI: 10.3152/095820209X475351. (link )

Welch, E. and D. Barnum. 2009. Joint environmental and cost efficiency analysis of electricity generation. Ecological Economics 68(8-9):2336-2343. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2009.03.004. (link )


Mori, Y. and E. W. Welch. 2008. The ISO 14001 environmental management standard in Japan: Results from a national survey of facilities in four industries. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 51(3):421-445. DOI: 10.1080/09640560801979683. (link )


Haller, M., E. Welch, J. Lin and S. Fulla. 2007. Economic costs and environmental impacts of alternative fuel vehicle fleets in local government: An interim assessment of a voluntary ten-year fleet conversion plan. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 12(3):219-230. DOI: 10.1016/j.trd.2007.02.001. (link )

Mori, Y. and E. W. Welch. 2007. Certification of ISO 14001 on small and medium-sized firms: Incentives and reduction targets (in Japanese). Kankyo Kagaku Kaishe (Environmental Scence Journal) 20(2):87-94.

Welch, E. W. and S. K. Pandey. 2007. E-givernment and bureaucracy: Toward a better understanding of intranet implementation and its effect on red tape. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 17(3):379-404. DOI: 10.1093/jopart/mul013. (link )

Yavuz, N., E. W. Welch and P. S. Sriraj. 2007. Individual and neighborhood determinants of perceptions of bus and train safety in Chicago, Illinois: Application of Hierarchical linear modeling. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2034(1):19-26. DOI: 10.3141/2034-03. (link )


Moon, M. J. and E. W. Welch. 2005. Same bed, different dreams? A comparative analysis of citizen and bureaucrat perspectives on e-government. Review of Public Personnel Administration 25(3):243-264. DOI: 10.1177/0734371X05275508. (link )

Mori, Y., S. Yoshida and E. W. Welch. 2005. Effects of environmental management tools including ISO 14001 on emission control in facilties (in Japanese). Kankyo Kagaku Kaishi (Environmental Science Journal) 18(3):277-289.

Pandey, S. K. and E. W. Welch. 2005. Beyond stereotypes: A multistage model of managerial perceptions of red tape. Administration & Society 37(5):542-575. DOI: 10.1177/0095399705278594. (link )

Welch, E. W. and S. Fulla. 2005. Virtual interactivity between government and citizens: The Chicago Police Department's citizen ICAM application demonstration case. Political Communication 22(2):215-236. DOI: 10.1080/10584600590933205. (link )

Welch, E., X. Gu and L. Kramer. 2005. The effects of ozone action day public advisories on train ridership in Chicago. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 10(6):445-458. DOI: 10.1016/j.trd.2005.06.002. (link )

Welch, E. W., C. C. Hinnant and M. J. Moon. 2005. Linking citizen satisfaction with e-government and trust in government. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 15(3):371-391. DOI: 10.1093/jopart/mui021. (link )


Mettler, S. and E. Welch. 2004. Civic generation: Policy feedback effects of the GI Bill on political involvement over the life course. British Journal of Political Science 34(3):497-518. (link )

Wong, W. and E. Welch. 2004. Does e-government promote accountability? A comparative analysis of website openness and government accountability. Governance 17(2):275-297. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0491.2004.00246.x. (link )


Welch, E. W. and A. Hibiki. 2003. An institutional framework for analysis of voluntary policy: The case of voluntary environmental agreements in Kita Kyushu, Japan. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 46(4):523-543. DOI: 10.1080/0964056032000133143. (link )

Welch, E. W., . and Y. Mori. 2003. The promises and pitfalls of ISO 14001 for competitiveness and sustainability: A comparison of Japan and the United States. Greener Management International 44(Winter):59-63. (link )


Welch, E. W. and A. Hibiki. 2002. Japanese voluntary environmental agreements: Bargaining power and reciprocity as contributors to effectiveness. Policy Sciences 35(4):401-424. DOI: 10.1023/A:1021344508225. (link )

Welch, E. W., Y. Mori and M. Aoyagi-Usui. 2002. Voluntary adoption of ISO 14001 in Japan: Mechanisms, stages and effects. Business Strategy and the Environment 11(1):43-62. DOI: 10.1002/bse.318. (link )


Welch, E. W. and F. J. Marc-Aurele Jr., P.E. 2001. Determinants of farmer behavior: Adoption of and compliance with best management practices for nonpoint source pollution in the Skaneateles Lake Watershed. Lake and Reseavoir Management 17(3):233-245. DOI: 10.1080/07438140109354133. (link )

Welch, E. W. and W. Wong. 2001. Effects of global pressures on public bureaucracy: Modeling a new theorectical network. Administration & Society 33(4):371-402. DOI: 10.1177/0095399701334001. (link )

Welch, E. W. and W. Wong. 2001. Global information technology pressure and government accountability: The mediating effect of the domestic context on website openness. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 11(4):509-538. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.jpart.a003513. (link )


Moon, M. J. and E. W. Welch. 2000. Managerial adaptation through the market in the public sector: Theoretical framework and four models. International Review of Public Administration 5(2):129-141. DOI: 10.1080/12294659.2000.10804961. (link )

Welch, E. W., A. Mazur and S. Bretschneider. 2000. Voluntary behavior by electric utilities: Levels of adoption and contribution of the Climate Challenge Program to the reduction of carbon dioxide. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 19(1):407-425. (link )


Mazur, A. and E. W. Welch. 1999. The geography of American environmentalism. Environmental Science & Policy 2(4-5):389-396. DOI: 10.1016/S1462-9011(99)00033-7. (link )

Welch, E. W. 1999. Implementation of environmental policy in the Katowice administrative region: A cause for concern?. International Journal of Environmental Studies 56(3):259-284. DOI: 10.1080/00207239908711205. (link )


Welch, E. W., S. Bretschneider and J. Rohrbaugh. 1998. Accuracy of judgmental extrapolation of time series data: Characteristics, causes, and remediation strategies for forecasting. International Journal of Forecasting 14(1):95-110. DOI: 10.1016/S0169-2070(97)00055-1. (link )

Welch, E. and W. Wong. 1998. Public administration in a global context: Bridging the gaps of theory and practice between Western and non-Western nations. Public Administration Review 58(1):40-49. DOI: 10.2307/976888. (link )


Welch, E. W. 1996. Intraindustry trade and R&D intensities: An empirical exploration of the assumptions and relationships using nonparametric statistics. The Maxwell Review 4(1):71-78.

Book Chapters


Shin, E. and E. W. Welch. 2020. Chapter 28 Korean science and technology policies. In: Moon, C. and M. J. Moon eds., Routledge Handbook of Korean Politics and Public Administration. Routledge. ISBN: 9781138959866.


Darnall, N., E. W. Welch and S. K. Cho. 2019. 30. Sustainable supply chains and regulatory policy. Pp. 513-525 In: Sarkis, J. ed., Handbook n the Sustainable Supply Chain. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISBN: 978 1 78643 426 5.


Moon, M. J. and E. W. Welch. 2015. 24. Managing e-government. Pp. 436-455 In: Perry, J. L. and R. K. Christensen eds., Handbook of Public Administration, 3rd Edition. Wiley. ISBN: 78-1-118-77555-4.


Dedeurwaedere, T., A. Broggiato, S. Louafi, E. W. Welch and F. Batur. 2013. Chapter 13-Governing global scientific research commons under the Nagoya Protocol. In: Morgera, E., M. Buck and E. Tsioumani eds., The 2010 Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing in Perspective. Brill | Nijhoff. ISBN: 978-90-04-21719-5.


Shin, E. and E. W. Welch. 2012. Environmental auditing and compliance. Pp. 353-378 In: Madu, C. N. and C. Kuei eds., Handbook of Sustainability Management. World Scientific Publishing Co.. ISBN: 978-9814354813.

Welch, E. W. 2012. The rise of participative technologies in government. Pp. 347-368 In: Akhter Shareef, M., N. Archer, Y. K. Dwivedi, A. Mishra and S. K. Pandey eds., Transformational Government through eGov Practice: Socioeconomic, Cultural, and Technological Issues. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. Bingley, UK. ISBN: 978-1780523347.

Zellner, M. L., C. J. Hoch and E. W. Welch. 2012. 3 - Leaping forward: Building resilience by communicating vulnerability. In: Goldstein, B. E. ed., Collaborative Resilience: Moving Through Crisis to Opportunity. The MIT Press. ISBN: 978-0262516457.


Welch, E. W., M. J. Moon and W. Wong. 2006. What drives global e-government? An exploratory assessment of existing e-government performance measures. Pp. 275-294 In: Boyne, G. A., K. J. Meier, L. J. O'Toole Jr and R. M. Walker eds., Public Service Performance: Perspectives on Measurement and Management. Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 978-0521859912.

Welch, E. W., A. Rana and Y. Mori. 2006. The promises and pitfalls of ISO 14001 for competitiveness and sustainability: A comparison of Japan and the United States. Pp. 569-588 In: Schaltegger, S. and M. Wagner eds., Managing the Business Case for Sustainability: The Integration of Social, Environmental and Economic Performance. Greenleaf Publishing. ISBN: 978-1874719953.


Welch, E. W. and M. A. Schreurs. 2005. The rise of ISO 14000 and the greening of Japanese industry. Pp. 71-86 In: Hatch, M. T. ed., Environmental Policymaking: Assessing the Use of Alternative Policy Instruments. State University of New York Press. Albany, NY. ISBN: 978-0791463475.


Mazur, A. and E. W. Welch. 2002. State policies to improve air quality. Pp. 67-84 In: Mol, A. P. and F. H. Buttel eds., The Environmental State Under Pressure: Research in Social Problems and Public Policy, Vol. 10. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. DOI: 10.1016/S0196-1152(02)80007-2.


Welch, E. W. 2001. Managerial adaptation through the market in the public sector: Theoretical framework and four models. In: Osborne, S. P. ed., Public Management: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management. Routledge. ISBN: 978-0415233804.


Welch, E. and S. I. Bretschneider. 1999. Contracting in: Can government be a business?. Pp. 258-280 In: Frederickson, H. G. and J. M. Johnston eds., Public Managemwent Reform and Innovation: Research, Theory, and Application. THe University of Alabama Press. Tuscaloosa, AL. ISBN: 978-0817309718.



Welch, E. W. and S. K. Pandey. 2007. Multiple measures of website effectiveness and their association with service quality in health and human service agencies. Presentation at the 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'07), January 3-6, 2007, Waikoloa, HI. (link )


Welch, E. W., J. Melkers and E. A. Corley. 2006. Building and benefiting from center-based interdisciplinary research: Analysis of process and outcomes. Paper presented at the 27-29 September 2006 Technology Transfer Society Conference, Next Generation Innovation: New Approaches and Policy Designs, Atlanta, Georgia.



Bedmar Villanueva, A., Y. Jha, R. Ogwal-Omara, E. W. Welch, A. Seyoum Wedajoo and M. Halewood. 2016. Adoption of climate smart technologies in East Africa: Findings from two surveys and participatory exercises with farmers and local experts. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). CCAFS Info Note (link )

Bedmar Villanueva, A., Y. Jha, R. Ogwal-Omara, E. W. Welch, A. Seyoum Wedajoo and M. Halewood. 2016. Influence of social networks on the adoption of climate smart technologies in East Africa: Findings from two surveys and participatory exercises with farmers and local experts. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). CCAFS Info Note (link )

Jha, Y., E. W. Welch and R. Ogwal-Omara. 2016. How are the meso-level expert organizations connected to farmers and among themselves? Comparing Rakai (Uganda) and Lushoto (Tanzania). CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). ICCAFS Info Note (link )


Louafi, S. and E. W. Welch. 2014. Disentangling the debate on open access for meeting global challenges. A Planet for Life, Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and Institut du Développement et des Relations Internationales (IDDRI). (link )