Svallfors, Stefan , Falkenström, Erica & A.T. Höglund | 2023
Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 27. No. 2, p. 57–70.
This paper analyses the process in which expert reports on health care governance are commissioned, produced and received in a Swedish setting. Based on an empirical analysis of interviews with commissioners and producers of such reports, the paper argues that the typical process in which expert reports on health governance come about is fraught with quite deficient ways of producing expert knowledge. The analysis contributes to the literature on the role of expertise in governance and policymaking. In contrast to most other analyses in this field, the paper focuses not on the content of expert reports nor on their political uptake but on the process in which they are produced