Research&Publications

Research&Publications

Research & publication work in the form of monographs, articles & research papers and books, are means by which researchers communicate scholarly outcome and build their reputation among their peers.

MiniBots: Illegal, dangerous, unnecessary

MiniBots: Illegal, dangerous, unnecessary

The possible issue of an Italian parallel currency, first advocated by Professor Borghi in 2012 for a gradual exit from the Eurozone, has been...

Pascale Thumerelle and Patricia Piriou: The importance of investing in culture

Pascale Thumerelle, Founder of Respethica, and Patricia Piriou, Managing Director of Triodos Finance, sat down with the DOC to talk about the importance of...

Peter Mousaferiadis: Leveraging diversity for business success

Diversity Atlas is an innovative digital tool for measuring workforce diversity, developed by Australian cultural enterprise Cultural Infusion. The tool analyses diversity within a...
Chaos, fear, and hegemony: Equality and efficiency in the international order

Chaos, fear, and hegemony: Equality and efficiency in the international order

The main argument of this short paper asserts that, after a protracted period of significant turbulence in political and economic international order tied to...
populsim

Populism and epochal change: Surface phenomena versus deep structures

With reference to the growing success of right-wing populist movements and parties before and after the recent elections to the European Parliament, I approach...
call for papers

Call for Papers: Symposium on ‘Turning brain drain into brain circulation in Central Asia’

In the wake of the economic crisis that struck Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan after the breakup of the Soviet Union, labour migration...
Peter Eigen: Civic engagement and African development

Peter Eigen: Civic engagement and African development

Peter Eigen is a widely acclaimed expert on international civil society initiatives. Having founded Transparency International, a non-governmental organisation promoting transparency and accountability in...
political and economic changes may lead to mortality crises

A theory of why potentially favourable political and economic changes may lead to mortality crises

Potentially positive systemic economic and political changes may entail large transitional health costs. These have often been underestimated ex-ante and are often neglected ex-post...
Behind the horse-trading for the top positions in Europe

Behind the horse-trading for the top positions in Europe

European citizens have observed the negotiations surrounding nominations for the leadership positions of European institutions with dismay. Night-long sessions of horse-trading are certainly not...
DOC Research Institute Annual Report showcases 2018-2019 achievements

DOC Research Institute Annual Report showcases 2018-2019 achievements

The concept of ‘dialogue of civilisations’ was the backbone of the DOC’s 2018 activities and remains the core of the organisation’s research, events, policy...

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