University of Gothenburg
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Our research

The main objective of our research is to address the theoretical and empirical problem of how political institutions of high quality can be created and maintained. A second objective is to study the effects of Quality of Government on a number of policy areas, such as health, the environment, social policy, and poverty.

We approach these problems from a variety of theoretical and methodological angles. The institute brings together expertise from many fields, including political philosophy, media and opinion studies, public policy, political economy, public administration and public law.

Filmed lectures

Navigate to video: Democracies and environmental work
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Democracies and environmental work
Navigate to video: To buy votes
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To buy votes
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Equality and maternal mortality