Professor Bo Rothstein will return to CEU in Spring 2014 to discuss, in a workshop format, research agendas or thesis plans of any CEU student or faculty that involves the Quality of Governance datasets (http://www.qog.pol.gu.se/data/). If you are or may be interested in participating in these seminars in mid-March 2014, please send a short email with the subject line "interest in Bo Rothstein workshops" and a very short explanation of your (potential) research topic(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 13 November, and do attend both lectures of Prof. Rothstein on 14-15 November 2013. The two November lectures are:
Agnafors, Marcus. 2013. "Quality of Government: Towards a More Complex Definition." American Political Science Review 107 (3): 433-445.
Fukuyama, Francis. 2013. “What is Governance.” Governance 26 (3): 347–368
Rothstein, Bo. 2013. ”The Three Worlds of Governance: Arguments for a Parsimonious Theory of Quality of Government.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago Aug 29-Sept 2, 2013. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2299220
Svallfors, Stefan. forthcoming. "Government Quality, Egalitarianism, and Attitudes to Taxes and Social Spending: A European Comparison." European Political Science Review First View Article available online.
Rothstein, Bo, Marcus Samanni and Jan Teorell. 2012. “Explaining the Welfare State. Power Resources versus the Quality of Government.” European Political Science Review 4 (1): 1-28.