Tips for reading

Bakhshi, H., Freeman, A. & Potts, J. (2011): State of Uncertainty:  Innovation policy through experimentation.  London: Nesta.

Bos, J. J. & Brown, R. R. (2012): Governance experimentation and factors of success in socio-technical transitions in the urban water sector. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 79:7, 1340–1353.

Breckon, J. (2015): Better Public Services through Experimental Government. London: Nesta.

Brown, H. S. & Vergragt, P. J. (2008): Bounded socio-technical experiments as agents of systemic change: The case of a zero-energy residential building. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 75:1, 107–130.

Bulkeley, H. & Castán Broto, V. (2013): Government by experiment? Global cities and the governing of climate change. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 38:3, 361–375.

Cabinet Office (2003): Trying it out: The Role of ‘Pilots’ in Policy-Making. Report of a Review of Government Pilots. London: Cabinet Office.

Ceschin, F. (2014): How the Design of Socio-technical Experiments Can Enable Radical Changes for Sustainability. International Journal of Design 8:1–21.

Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy(2013): Demonstrating How Low-Cost Randomized Controlled Trials Can Drive Effective Social Spending. Project Overview and Request for Proposals.

Hartford, T. (2011): Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure. London: Abacus.

Haynes, L., Service, O., Goldacre, B. & Torgerson D. (2012): Test, Learn, Adapt: Developing Public Policy with Randomised Controlled Trials. London: Cabinet Office.

Heiskanen, E., Jalas, M., Rinkinen, J., & Tainio, P. (2015): The local community as a “low-carbon lab”: Promises and perils. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 14, 149–164.

Mulgan, G. (2014): Innovation in the Public Sector; How can public organisations better create, improve and adapt? London: Nesta.

Noveck, B. S. (2015): Smart Citizens, Smater State. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Kallio, K., Lappalainen, I. & Tammela, K. (2013): Co-innovation in public services: Planning or experimenting with users? The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal, 18(3), 2013.

Pentland, A. (2014): Social Physics: How good ideas spread – lessons from a new science. New York: The Penguin Press.

Potts, J.  & Morrison, K. (2009): Nudging Innovation. Fifth generation innovation, behavioural constraints, and the role of creative business – considerations for the NESTA innovation vouchers pilot.

Ries, E. (2011): The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses. New York: Crown Publishing.

Regeer, B. J., de Wildt-Liesveld, R., van Mierlo, B. & Bunders, J. F. G. (2016): Exploring ways to reconcile accountability and learning in the evaluation of niche experiments. Evaluation 22:1, 6–28.

Sabel, C. & Zeitlin, J. (2012): Experimentalist Governance. Teoksessa Levi-Faur, D. (edit.) (2012): The Oxford Handbook of Governance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 169–186.

Schot, J. & Geels, F. W. (2008): Strategic niche management and sustainable innovation journeys: theory, findings, research agenda, and policy. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management 20:5, 537–554.

Thaler, R. H. & Sunstein, C. R. (2009): Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, London: Penguin Books.

Van den Bosch, S. (2010): Transition Experiments: Exploring societal changes towards sustainability. Rotterdam: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.