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April 11, 2013

Ian Marsh proposes in The Political Quarterly that the public would be better represented by the creation of new parliamentary committees.

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December 1, 2013

Harvard University's Peter Hall reviews the book Democratic Decline and Democratic Renewal by Ian Marsh and Raymond Miller.

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Database co-hosted by the University of Notre Dame and the University of Gothenburg conceptualises and tracks seven measures of democracy across the world since 1900.

Statistics
April 1, 2015

Nicholas Reece from the University of Melbourne examines Melbourne City Council's experiment in participatory budgeting.

Opinion
January 1, 2015

Francis Fukuyama from Stanford University argues that the recent 'democratic recession' can be traced to the lack of sufficient state capacity in many democracies across the globe.

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March 23, 2015

Tom Engelhardt from The Nation Institute makes the case that a new, and unwelcome, system of governance is being created in the United States.

Opinion
April 21, 2015

Research by Simon Hix of the London School of Economics has led to changes in how European Parliament members are chosen, their votes recorded, and has impacted the debate on how the President of the European Commission is chosen.

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April 21, 2002

William Scheurerman from the University of Illinois highlights how liberal democracy struggles to keep pace with the current need for rapid decision-making.

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April 1, 1997

Former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve system, Alan Blinder, argues that important areas of policy-making need to quarantined from day-to-day politicking.

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