Bert has published 27 articles in international, academic public management journals. Arguably, the top 4 journals in the field are Public Administration Review (PAR), Public Management Review (PMR), Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (JPART), and Public Administration (PA). Bert has published 5 x in PAR, 5 x in PMR, 1 x in JPART and 2 x in PA, which exemplifies his focus on both quality and quantity.

In addition to these journal articles, Bert has published 2 books with OECD Publishing (France), guest edited 2 special issues of international, academic journals, and published numerous book chapters and practice-oriented articles, reports or papers.

Flagship publications include (for a full list see link):

Strategic management in public administration (with John M Bryson): Link

Behavioral public strategy (single author): Link

Strategic planning – a meta-analysis (with Richard M Walker and Joost Monster): Link

Performance information use by politicians (with Martin Baekgaard, Adelien Decramer, Mieke Audenaert and Stijn Goeminne): Link