Olga Nicoara: The Comparative Liberty-Dignity Context of Innovative Immigrant Entrepreneurship

In her latest work, NOUS member Olga Nicaora chapter the concept of “entrepreneurial alertness” (Kirzner in Competition and Entrepreneurship)  with the bourgeois liberty and dignity perspective on modern growth (McCloskey in Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can’t Explain the Modern World) to propose a comparative liberty-dignity framework for the allocation of creative (or Weiterlesen…

Nils Karlson: Bureaucrats or Markets in Innovation Policy? – a critique of the entrepreneurial state

In their latest paper, NOUS member Nils Karlson, Christian Sandström and Karl Wennberg take stock of recent suggestions that the state apparatus is a central and underappreciated actor in the generation, diffusion, and exploitation of innovations enhancing growth and social welfare. They contrast such a view of “the entrepreneurial state” Weiterlesen…

Alexander Braun: Reform design, institutional and workforce factors affecting the pace of change

When implementing health care reforms the pace of change is often lacking behind the expectations of policymakers. In their latest research, NOUS member Alexander Braun, Eva Krczal, and Arleta Franczukowska explore in-depth the experiences of a primary care initiative from the perspective of general practitioners. The physicians‘ perspectives on design Weiterlesen…

Aris Traniditis: Building an authoritarian regime: Strategies for autocratisation and resistance in Belarus and Slovakia

In his latest article, NOUS member Aris Traniditis explores the conditions under which incumbent leaders in initially competitive political systems manage to offset democratic resistance and establish an authoritarian regime. Autocratisation – the transition from a competitive political system to a regime dominated by a single political force – is Weiterlesen…