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Hegemony: A conceptual and theoretical analysis

Topics: | STRATEGIEN, INSTITUTIONEN
This paper provides a conceptual and theoretical analysis of the concept of hegemony in the field of International Relations. Although the concept of hegemony is frequently employed in the...

Why do some countries have more billionaires than others?

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 This paper will also appear as an Investment Migration Council (IMC) Working Paper The Forbes magazine annual list of billionaires and their wealth provides enough data so that the number...

Measuring the progress of societies: Alternatives to GDP 

During the 1990s under the Washington Consensus, ways of measuring different dimensions of society began to be reviewed: poverty (with multiple methodologies), inequality (with the Gini Index), happiness, access...

US strategy and the business environment in Iran

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was signed in Oct 2015 between Iran and the six major nuclear powers: the US, UK, France,...

Migration and the challenge to maintain European unity

The migration crisis in Europe has split the political elite not only across the EU, but also within individual European states. The discussion on...
turkish elections

The Turkish elections and the Kurdish issue

On 24 June 2018, snap presidential and parliamentary elections were held in Turkey. Only one round of voting was needed: the incumbent President Recep...
democratic capitalism

Democratic capitalism and its discontents

Fifteen world-renowned scholars gathered at Berlin’s Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) to discuss problems related to what the organiser of the conference had...
economists

Failure of economics? Or the failure of (some) economists?

It is widely known that economists failed to predict the Great Recession of 2008-09. It is less widely known that economists can never predict...
terrorism

Barbarians crossed the gate: Fighting terrorism as a modern crime

Terrorism, in its different forms, is a defining feature of modern life for people in cities, towns, and villages across the world. Fear of...

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