Scandanavia and Baltic Rim

Scholarly Publications

When the People Speak: Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation

September 2009

All over the world, democratic reforms have brought power to the people, but under conditions where the people have little opportunity to think about the power that they exercise.

Boundary of Internal Labor Markets: Do We Have the Empirical Facts Right?

December 2003

This paper analyzes the internal labor market and its effect on workers' wages using an extensive Swedish dataset that includes employee and occupation characteristics and information about wages...

Democracy After Communism

December 2002

The last quarter of the twentieth century was marked by two dramatic political trends that altered many of the world's regimes: the global resurgence of democracy and the collapse of communism.

Other Publications

Crowdsourcing for Democracy: New Era in Policy-Making

December 2012

By drawing on several cases around the world, this book illuminates the role of crowdsourcing in policy-making.

News

Liberation technology seminar series debuts on Sept 26

September 2013

The Liberation technology seminar series starts on Sept 26 and will take place every Thursday until Dec 5 (except Nov 28). For further details, read on.

Poorly Governed Resource-Dependent States: Policy Options for the New Administration

July 2013

Many resource dependent states have to varying degrees, failed to provide for the welfare of their own populations, could threaten global energy markets, and could pose security risks for the...

Working paper series on the quality of governance in China debuts

May 2013

As part of its ongoing effort to better conceptualize and measure governance, the Governance Project housed at CDDRL held two workshops in Beijing and Sonoma in the fall of 2012.

Events

Evolving into a Genuinely Digital Society

May 23, 2014

*Event is currently full.

Contemporary Challenges in Global Public Health: A Discussion on How Health is an Integral Aspect of the Overall Development and Sustainability Landscape

May 2, 2014

For nearly 70 years, CARE has been serving individuals and families in the world's poorest communities.

The Performance of Democracies

March 6, 2014

Abstract: The Performance of Democracies is a research project that will start in May 2014. The project is funded by the European Research Council, the budget is 4.2 mil. Euro.

People

James S. Fishkin Professor, Communication
Laura Jakli Pre-doctoral Fellow, CDDRL