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Research projects

 

The list below includes information (in no particular order) about projects in which members of the QoG Institute participate.

 

 


 

Name: "Measuring the quality of Government at the subnational level and comparing results with previous studies"
Participants: Nicholas Charron, Victor Lapuente and Bo Rothstein
Funding Agency: EU-Commission (DG REGIO)

Name: "Climate change and the prospects for economic growth: How extreme weather events affect regime stability"
Participants: Martin Sjöstedt, Sverker Jagers, Aksel Sundström, and Pelle Ahlerup
Funding Agency: The Swedish Research Council

Name: "Corruption in Natural Resource Management: Advancing Knowledge about Bribes and the Failure of Environmental Regulations"
Participants: Aksel Sundström
Funding Agency: The Swedish Research Council

Name: "Islands of success – how to make development projects work in challenging contexts" Participants: Frida Boräng, Helene Ahlborg, Marcia Grimes, Madelene Ostwald and Bo Rothstein.
Funding Agency: The Swedish Research Council

Name: "Corruption and Wildlife Management: The Logics of Collective Action in Transnationally Protected Reserves".
Participants: Sverker Jagers, Martin Sjöstedt och Aksel Sundström.
Funding Agency:
The Swedish Research Council

Name: PERCEIVE (Perception and Evaluation of Regional and Cohesion policies by Europeans and Identification with the Values of Europe)
Participants: Monika Bauhr and Nicholas Charron
Funding agency: European Commission (Horizon 2020)
Duration: 2016-2018

Name: "Out of Control or Over Controlled? Incentives, Audits and New Public Management”
Participants: Monika Bauhr, Rasmus Broms, Carl Dahlström, Victor Lapuente, Marina Nistotskaya and Kohei Suzuki
Funding agency: Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ)
Duration: 2015-2018

Name: "The Politics of Administrative Design: Partisan Conflict and Buraucratic Descretion in Sweden 1960-2010
Participants: Carl Dahlström and Mikael Holmgren
Funding agency: The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet, VR)
Duration: 2015-2018

Name:Bringing QoG Research to the classroom
Project manager: Jonaz Björk
Funding agency: Sten A Olsson foundation
Duration: 2014-2016

Name: Language Effects in Surveys
Participants:
Stefan Dahlberg and Sören Holmberg
Funding agency:
The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet, VR)
Duration:
2015-2019

Name: “Credible Enforcement before Credible Commitment: Explaining the Implications of Institutional Sequencing”
Participants:
Marina Nistotskaya and Michelle D’Arcy
Funding agency:
The Swedish Research Coucil (Vetenskapsrådet, VR)Duration: 2014-2016

Name: “Women and Diplomacy: Gender Norms and the Work of the Diplomat”
Participants:
Ann Towns and Birgitta Niklasson
Funding Agency:
The Swedish Research Coucil (Vetenskapsrådet, VR) and Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
Duration:
2014-2019

Name: "The Gender-Governance Link: Gender Equality and Public Goods Provision"
Participants: Amy C. Alexander, Stephan Klasen and Christian Welzel
Funding agency:
Niedersächsisches Ministeriuim für Wissenschaft und Kultur (The Ministry of Science and Culture of Lower Saxony, Germany)
Duration:
2015-2018

Name: "The Politics of Administrative Design: Partisan Conflict and Buraucratic Descretion in Sweden 1960-2010"
Participants: Carl Dahlström and Mikael Holmgren
Funding agency: The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet, VR)
Duration: 2015-2017

Name: "Out of Control or Over Controlled? Incentives, Audits and New Public Management”
Participants: Monika Bauhr, Maria Gustavson, Victor Lapuente, Marina Nistotskaya and Carl Dahlström
Funding agency: Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ)
Duration: 2015-2018

Name: "Corruption and governance of the commons: The environmental costs of institutional failures" (Dissertation project)         Participants: Aksel Sundström                                                          
Funding agency:
University of Gothenburg
Duration: 2011-

Name: "No Democracy without bureaucracy? The role of administrative institutions in democratic consolidation"
Participants:
Agnes Cornell, Marcia Grimes and Victor Lapuente
Funding agency: Vetenskapsrådet (The Swedish Research Council)

Name: Do Local Elections Foster Local Democracy? – Party Strategies in the First Elections at the Country Level in Kenya.S"
Participants: Agnes Cornell and Michelle D'Arcy
Funding agency:
ICLD (Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy)
Duration: 2013-2014

Name: "Swedish Electoral Corruption in Historical-Comparative Perspective"
Participants: Jan Teorell
Funding agency: The Swedish Research Council
Duration: 2009-2012

Name: "Messages and Messengers in the Politics of HIV/AIDS"
Participants: Anna Persson and Martin Sjöstedt
Funding agency: The Swedish Research Council

Name: "Development at Risk - The Institutional Sources of Resilience and Successful Adaptation to Climate Change"
Participants: Anna Persson and Martin Sjöstedt
Funding agency: The Swedish Research Council

Name: "The Determinants of Institutional Quality"
Participants: Anna Persson, Martin Sjöstedt and Bo Rothstein
Funding agency: The Swedish Research Council

Name: "Global Development and Poverty Reduction: The Role of Institutions and Policies"
Participants: Bo Rothstein, Arne Bigsten, Anna Persson, Martin Sjöstedt, Ola Olsson, Heather Congdon-Fors, Måns Söderbom and Dick Durevall
Funding agency: Sida/Sarec                                                             Duration: 2009-2012

Name: "Fisheries in sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Study of Property Rights Institutions and Sustsainable Development"
Participants: Martin Sjöstedt and Sverker Jagers
Funding agency: The Swedish Research Council                   Duration: 2007-2012

Name: "Auditing the African State. International Standards and Local Adjustments" (Dissertation project)
Participants: Maria Gustavson
Funding agency: University of Gothenburg
Duration: 2006-2012

Name: "Organizing the Audit Society. What is good auditing and how does it impact public sector performance?"
Participants: Maria Gustavson and Bo Rothstein
Funding agency: The Swedish Research Council
Duration: 2012-2015

Name: "Electoral Accountability in European Welfare States"
Participants: Staffan Kumlin
Funding agency: Riksbankens Jubileumsfond

Name: "Constructing and neglecting interests in mediatized welfare states"
Participants: Staffan Kumlin
Funding agency: Riksbankens Jubileumsfond

Name: "The Welfare State in European Election Campaigns"
Participants: Staffan Kumlin
Funding agency: FAS (Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research)

Name: "Chapel Hill Expert Surveys on Party Positioning"
Participants: Jan Rovny, Ryan Bakker, Erica Edwards, Catherine DeVries, Seth Jolly, Liesbet Hooghe, Jon Polk, Gary Marks, Marco Steenbergen and Milada Vachudova
Funding agency: European Commission, US Department of Education
Duration: Ongoing

Name: "The Role of Foreign Aid in Democratization Processes" (Dissertation project)
Participants: Agnes Cornell
Funding agency: University of Gothenburg
Duration: 2007-2012

Name: "Mass mobilization as driving force of globalized Arab democratization"
Participants: Isabell Schierenbeck and Michael Schulz
Funding agency: The Swedish Research Council

Name: "The Road to Democracy. Exploring the Impact of Leadership Guidance"
Participants: Ulrika Möller and Isabell Schierenbeck
Funding agency: The Swedish Research Council

Name: "Barriers to health care and the right to health for persons with mental health illness in South Africa: How can access and the right to health be improved?"
Participants: Lena Andersson, Gunilla Krantz and Isabell Schierenbeck
Funding agency: Sida

Name: "Taxation and Government Quality" (Dissertation project)
Participants: Rasmus Broms
Funding agency: University of Gothenburg
Duration: 2011-

Name: "Measuring Quality of Government in the EU and sub-National Variation"
Participants: Nicholas Charron, Victor Lapuente and Bo Rothstein
Funding agency: European Commission: REGIO
Duration: 2009-2011

Name: "The Good Media and Quality of Government"
Participants: Mathias A. Färdigh
Funding agency: University of Gothenburg
Duration: 2007-2012

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