Policies, Institutions, and Progress for Global Inclusive Development

Under this topic, research is directed towards the following questions: How can the international community reconnect and reboot global inclusive development (GID), through both existing and new international, national, regional, and sub-regional institutions? Which policy ideas might help reduce inequality and generate shared prosperity? How can civil society players cooperate with state institutions and markets?


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The debate on American hegemony

Topics: | POLICIES AND INSTITUTIONS |
Ian Clark is correct when he writes that “the present state of the ‘hegemony debate’ is, to say the least, confusing” (Clark, 2009, p.24). The aim of this paper...

Civil society in China: A snapshot of discourses, legislation, and social realities

Topics: | | POLICIES AND INSTITUTIONS
China’s 2019 calendar of commemorative events, many of which are politically charged, is packed. In addition, the trade conflict with the United States has intensified beyond expectations and massed...

Experts on topic

Yu Keping
Yu Keping
Dean of Government School, Peking University, and the Head of PKU Centre for Chinese Politics
John Laughland
John Laughland
Director of Studies, Institute of Democracy and Cooperation
Yasar Yakis
Yasar Yakis
Former Foreign Minister of Turkey.
Klemens Witte
Klemens Witte
Research Associate, DOC Research Institute
Maxim Vilisov
Maxim Vilisov
Director General, Center for Crisis Society Studies (Russia)

RESEARCH PROJECTS ON TOPIC

Trade unions and social movements: Opportunities and obstacles in alliance-building and cooperation

At a time when much of the Western world is concerned with the upsurge of...

Yellow vests and blue mandarins

Pointing to France’s long history of combining forms of dirigiste policymaking with interest group fragmentation,...

Political misperceptions and their causes: Suggestions for research

The extent of misperceptions of political events and developments is assumed to be largely determined...

Democratic capitalism and its discontents

Fifteen world-renowned scholars gathered at Berlin’s Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) to discuss problems...

Italy’s race after the MoU on the Silk Road

China is getting closer and closer. In the Italian government, some welcome it whereas others...

Brexit: Are the British elite up to the task?

With Brexit postponed until 12 April at the earliest, we will have to wait longer...

Kazakhstan: The transition has finally begun

The ‘Kazakhstan transition’ has been expected for years. Although it was widely predicted, no one...

North Macedonia: A new name, a new opportunity

After changing its name to the ‘Republic of North Macedonia’ under the Prespa agreement with...

The Warsaw ministerial on the Middle East: A new dimension of solidarity

On 13-14 February, the ‘Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the...

Trends in a transition economy: Kazakhstan’s monetary policy after independence

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, former socialist countries entered a phase of economic...

Exchange rate and foreign exchange reserve policies

This paper considers developing country exchange rate and foreign exchange reserve policies. It offers criticism...

Macroeconomic policy in developing countries: Questioning the new protectionist turn

The benefits of further internationalisation have vanished for most countries, regardless of whether they are...

Central bank independence and economic growth

Central bank independence (CBI) is usually understood as the central bank’s ability to control monetary...

Macroeconomic policies for inclusive growth in Southern countries

The idea of this project is to analyse what kind of macroeconomic policy is most...

Kazakhstan: The transition has finally begun

The ‘Kazakhstan transition’ has been expected for years. Although it was widely predicted, no one...

North Macedonia: A new name, a new opportunity

After changing its name to the ‘Republic of North Macedonia’ under the Prespa agreement with...

The Iranian revolution: An anniversary few expected

Forty years ago, a revolution took place in Iran, which the world referred to as...

Political misperceptions and their causes: Suggestions for research

The extent of misperceptions of political events and developments is assumed to be largely determined...

Will there be order in the world?

It is hard to say how the world order will be reshaped and whether it...

The debate on American hegemony

Ian Clark is correct when he writes that “the present state of the ‘hegemony debate’...

Reinventing hegemonies: A conference

The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC), East China Normal University, and Carlton University had...

The dollar and the world-economy: Longue durée thinking

This paper considers the role played by money in the construction of global hegemony. It...

Twilight of hegemony: The T20 and the defensive re-imagining of global order

 “One ignorant of the plans of neighbouring states cannot prepare alliances in good time; if ignorant...

Western liberalism and Russian left conservatism in search of international hegemony

The world is entering a new historical phase in which the economic, political, and cultural...

Making and breaking social capital: The paradox of China’s social credit system

The Chinese government is engaged in a major mass-surveillance initiative, to become fully operational by...

How will universal basic income change our lives?

The concept of a universal basic income (UBI) is becoming increasingly popular in discussions about...

Pensions: Risking the twentieth century’s biggest social gain

The global financial crisis and its aftermath in the past decade have resulted in inadequate...

Technological innovation: The challenges for labour

Amazon’s postal delivery drones. Google’s self-driving cars. Artificial intelligence. Today, the rapid advancement of computer...

Towards an inclusive world: Reformulating public policies

The opportunity to redesign the foundations of social systems rarely arises. The zeitgeist does not...

Chinese investment in Africa: New model for economic development or business as usual?

As China’s trade relations with other world powers continue to attract attention, African leaders have...

Measuring the progress of societies: Alternatives to GDP 

During the 1990s under the Washington Consensus, ways of measuring different dimensions of society began...

A new strategy for Afghanistan

Efforts to transform overnight insecure and destitute societies into liberal democracies with free-market economies, predominant...

Making Sustainability Work Through Business Transformation

A recent study found India’s economic growth to be at over seven percent, largely led by businesses...

Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century: Localising Global Goals

There is now an increasing focus on issues of sustainability by businesses operating in India....

Towards a new pan-Africanism? A brief introduction

Africa’s situation remains unsatisfactory due to a complex combination of problems and factors at the...

Cooperation between Africa and the EU: The role of think tanks

What are the challenges when discussing the current state of cooperation between Africa and the...

Why Europe urgently needs to rethink its unfair trade deals with Africa

African countries are currently negotiating with EU officials for a successor to the Cotonou Partnership...

Citizens, states, corporations, and nature: EU-South Africa conflicts flare

In sharp contrast to both xenophobic political and neoliberal economic trends that have emerged across...

The links between illegal migration and organised crime

Illegal migrants are often blamed for increasing crime rates in host countries. Blame is frequently...

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