February 2019

Studies in Comparative International Development | February 28, 2019

The Accountability Sequence: from De-Jure to De-Facto Constraints on Governments

Abstract Accountability is one of the cornerstones of good governance. Establishing accountable governments is a top priority on the international development agenda. Yet, scholars and democracy practitioners know little about…

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Studies in Comparative International Development | February 28, 2019

The Retreat to Method: the Aftermath of Elite Concession to Civil Society in India and Mexico

Abstract The literature on democratic accountability assumes that alternative institutions can make state practices more transparent and thus enhance accountability. In this paper, we problematize the celebration of alternative institutions…

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Studies in Comparative International Development | February 28, 2019

Exploring Performance-Related Pay as an Anticorruption Tool

Abstract The last decades’ reform of public administrations has in numerous countries included the use of performance-related pay (PRP). Such programs have been said to reduce civil servants’ incentives for…

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Martinčania zvládli nástrahy cvičiska v Sučanoch

V priestoroch Posádkového cvičiska Sučany v posledných dňoch februára prebiehalo zamestnanie, určené pre vodičov bojovej pásovej techniky martinského mechanizovaného práporu. Riadiaci zamestnania Téma 4: Vedenie vozidla v zložitých terénnych po...

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Vertice Kim-Trump: “Nessun accordo è meglio di un pessimo accordo”

Giovedì, 28 febbraio, 2019 - 14:30CommentaryUsa e Corea del Nord Francesca Frassineti Associate Research Fellow, Relazioni Transatlantiche “Nessun accordo è meglio di un pessimo accordo”. Lingua Italiano

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Moldovan Elections: A Democracy’s Litmus Test

Giovedì, 28 febbraio, 2019 - 06:15Commentary Giuseppe Di Luccia Studio Legale Padovan Moldova’s transition towards a functioning democracy seems to be a long shot. Lingua Non definito

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Lebanon: From the 1984 Intifada to the 3rd Republic

Mercoledì, 27 febbraio, 2019 - 09:15CommentaryNew Government Bachar Halabi American University of Beirut Rabih Jamil University of Montreal Following the parliamentary election in May 2018 and after 9 months of…

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Jihadist Radicalization in Italian Prisons: A Primer

Lunedì, 4 marzo, 2019 - 11:00Analysis Francesco Marone Research Fellow, Programme on Radicalization and International Terrorism Marco Olimpio Research Assistant, Programme on Radicalization and International Terrorism Radicalization in prison has…

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Ifo Institute – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research | February 28, 2019

ifo Newsletter February 2019

The ifo Newsletter offers monthly reports in German on ifo's latest research results, key publications, selected events, personnel matters, forthcoming dates and much more.

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Ifo Institute – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research | February 28, 2019

ifo Institute: Fewer and fewer applicants for training places in Germany

The smaller cohorts in Germany are increasingly making themselves felt among trainees: In 68 percent of the companies, fewer applications were received in the past five years, only in 10…

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Chatham House | February 28, 2019

Undercurrents: Episode 27 – Financing for Developing Countries, and Investigative Journalism in West Africa

This week Agnes and Ben discuss how the global financial system is being experienced by developing countries, and hear about the perilous situation for investigative journalists in Ghana.

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State Secretary František Ružička at the #MYSMEEU Event in Komárno

On 27 February 2019, one of the series of events of the National Convent #MYSMEEU took place at the János Selye University in the city of Komárno. The opening remarks…

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India-Pakistan: dove nasce la tensione

Mercoledì, 27 febbraio, 2019 - 18:00Focus e Fact CheckingFocus Nicola Missaglia ISPI Research Fellow Le tensioni tra India e Pakistan tornano sotto i riflettori della comunità internazionale. Lingua Italiano

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La soluzione della crisi tra India e Pakistan passa (anche) per l’Afghanistan

Giovedì, 28 febbraio, 2019 - 10:45Commentary Giuliano Battiston Giornalista e ricercatore La crisi diplomatica e militare tra India e Pakistan rischia di avere conseguenze rilevanti anche sul processo di pace…

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La soluzione della crisi tra India e Pakistan passa (anche) per l’Afghanistan

Mercoledì, 27 febbraio, 2019 - 16:45Commentary Giuliano Battiston Giornalista e ricercatore La crisi diplomatica e militare tra India e Pakistan rischia di avere conseguenze rilevanti anche sul processo di pace…

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US State Highlights | February 27, 2019

Highlights: Crimea Is Ukraine

February 27, 2019 Secretary Pompeo (Feb. 27): "Five years ago, Russia's occupation of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula fueled an escalation of Russian aggression. Russia attempted to upend the international order, undermined…

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Philippine Political Science Journal | February 27, 2019

Philippine Political Science Association Officers 2017-2019

Volume 39, Issue 3, December 2018, Page 191-191.

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Philippine Political Science Journal | February 27, 2019

Philippine Political Science Association Officers 2017-2019

Volume 39, Issue 3, December 2018, Page 191-191.

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US State Highlights | February 27, 2019

Highlights: President Trump’s Summit With Chairman Kim of North Korea

February 27, 2019 Feb. 27: Secretary Pompeo attends President Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Remarks by President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un Trip Page The Office…

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P. Gajdoš: Dohoda medzi ministerstvami obrany SR a SAE o spolupráci vo vojenskej oblasti je významným krokom k podpore slovenského obranného priemyslu

Spolupráca medzi Slovenskou republikou a Spojenými arabskými emirátmi v oblasti bezpečnosti, obrany a obranného priemyslu môže byť aj vďaka novej bilaterálnej dohode medzi rezortmi obrany oboch krajín o spolupráci vo vojenskej oblasti ešte…

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Ifo Institute – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research | February 27, 2019

Sharp decline in the ifo Business Climate for eastern Germany

The ifo Business Climate for eastern Germany fell sharply in February. The business climate index for the economy in the east fell from 102.1 to 100.2 points. The measure of…

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Russia: fare business nel Paese più grande del mondo

Venerdì, 1 marzo, 2019 - 10:00WatchIspi Watch FOCUS - Russia: verso una seconda crisi demografica? Lingua Italiano

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Democracy and Security | February 27, 2019

Delegation or Dereliction? When Governments Assign Too Many Defense Posts to Military Officials

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African Studies | February 27, 2019

Transnational imaginaries and the negotiation of sexual rights during the South African transition

Volume 78, Issue 4, December 2019, Page 510-526.

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Chatham House | February 27, 2019

The Geopolitical Positioning of Europe

The president of Slovenia discusses the challenges that the European continent is facing as well as his vision for the global positioning and future of Europe.

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