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Yves Steinebach und Christoph Knill gewinnen den JEPP Best Paper Prize 2018

Yves Steinebach und Christoph Knill haben für ihren Artikel Social Policy during economic crises: an analysis of cross-national variation in coping strategies from 1980 to 2013, erschienen 2018 im Journal of European Public Policy (JEPP), den Best Paper Prize der Zeitschrift verliehen bekommen.  Statement der Juroren: “Using sophisticated yet accessible methodology, Steinebach and Knill unpack social

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Neues Buch: Policy Accumulation and the Democratic Responsiveness Trap

The responsiveness to societal demands is both the key virtue and the key problem of modern democracies. On the one hand, responsiveness is a central cornerstone of democratic legitimacy. On the other hand, responsiveness inevitably entails policy accumulation. While policy accumulation often positively reflects modernisation and human progress, it also undermines democratic government in three

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New Publication: A Complexity-Capacity Paradox? Why Constrained States Make Increasingly Complex Policies and How This Affects Democracy

Knill, Christoph / Adam, Christian / Hurka, Steffen / Steinebach, Yves (2018). A Complexity-Capacity Paradox? Why Constrained States Make Increasingly Complex Policies and How This Affects Democracy. CAS Concepts, 6/2018. Full text availbale here The starting point of the project was the observation of a seemingly paradoxical development of expanding policy outputs and policy complexity in

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New Publication in The Review of International Organisations: Bureaucratic influence and administrative styles in international organizations

Knill, Christoph / Bayerlein, Louisa / Enkler, Jan / Grohs, Stephan (2018). Bureaucratic Influence and Administrative Styles in International Organizations. Review of Internationa Organizations. DOI:1007/s11558-018-9303-x Abstract While a consensus seems to be emerging that bureaucracies of international organizations are of growing relevance for policy-making beyond the nation-state, we still do not systematically understand if and

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Visiting Fellow: Sarah Dingler

The chair of Empirical Theories of Politics is pleased to announce that Sarah Dingler will start her research fellowship with us in April. Her stay at the Geschwister-Scholl-Institute will be in the course of her scholarship with the Laufer Foundation.

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New Publication in Journal of European Public Policy: “Social policies during economic crises: an analysis of cross-national variation in coping strategies from 1980 to 2013”

Steinebach, Yves / Knill, Christoph (2017). Social policies during economic crises: an analysis of cross-national variation coping strategies from 1980 to 2013, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2017.1336565 This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the relationship between economic crises and social policy change for 13 European countries. Based on the degree of policy expansion and dismantling, we identify three

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New Publication in Governance: “A matter of timing: The religious factor and morality policies”

Budde, Emma T. / Knill, Christoph / Fernandez-i-Marín, Xavier / Preidel, Caroline (2017). A matter of timing: The religious factor and morality policies, DOI: 10.1111/gove.12296 The question of whether or not religion accounts for variance in the governance of moral issues, between and within countries over time, has long been debated but never conclusively answered. A novel data set

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