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Call For Papers: Case-Oriented & Set-Theoretic Approaches To Comparative Policy Analysis

Together with Eva Thomann and Valérie Pattyn, I invite you to submit a paper proposal for our panel Case-Oriented and Set-Theoretic Approaches to Comparative Policy Analysis at the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP4) in Montreal, organized by the International Public Policy Association. The deadline for your paper proposal is January 30th, 2019. More information about the Call …

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The Evaluation Of Complex Infrastructure Projects: A Guide To Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Our book is now available at Edward Elgar! The book can be ordered at the website of Edward Elgar (here) with a promotional discount of 35% using the code “VIP35” (valid in July 2018). Infrastructure projects are notoriously hard to manage so it is important that society learns from the successes and mistakes made over …

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Conditions For Addressing Environmental Determinants Of Health Behavior In Intersectoral Policy Networks: A Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Improving health requires changes in the social, physical, economic, and political determinants of health behavior. For the realization of policies that address these environmental determinants, intersectoral policy networks are considered necessary for the pooling of resources to implement different policy instruments. However, such network diversity may increase network complexity and therefore hamper network performance. Network …

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Research Grant Awarded: Responsive Infrastructure Through Responsive Institutions (RITRI)

Update: We are Hiring! The vacancy for a PhD Student at the University of Groningen, to be working in the research project, has now appeared online. The vacancy can be found here. Research Grant Awarded Last week, we received the great news that our research proposal Responsive Infrastructure Through Responsive Institutions (RITRI) will be awarded a €500,000 …

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Public Private Partnerships In Transport: Trends And Theory

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) continue to attract considerable attention worldwide as a governance model for delivering public services, particularly in the transport sector: in Europe, the transport infrastructure sector represents about 60% of the PPP market. PPPs are popular with policymakers since they allow the public sector to benefit from private sector capacities and resources, leading …

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