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Tasks and Governance

Areas of research and teams

Each unit will collect and analyze the empirical data, which refer to one or more sub-dimensions of democratic quality. The national coordinator will also work on the data and then codify the data in order to make it available in the archive.

The tasks have been assigned as follows:

  • LUISS team 1: Economic variables
  • LUISS team 1: Supranational variables (here the Cagliari unit will participate in data collection and analysis)
  • University of Calabria team 1: Participation (here the Trieste unit will participate in data collection and analysis)
  • University of Calabria team 2: Regulation and deregulation
  • University of Calabria team 3: Competition
  • University of Calabria team 4: Corruption
  • University of Cagliari team: Electoral accountability
  • University of Sassari team 1: Freedom
  • University of Sassari team 2: Security and civil order
  • University of Bologna team 1: Responsiveness
  • University of Bologna team 2: Inter-institutional accountability
  • University of Bologna team 3: Modern judicial system
  • University of Trieste team: Participation
  • University of Verona team: Equality and solidarity

Countries analyzed

  • France (Coordinator: Daniela Piana
  • Germany (Coordinator: Claudius Wagemann)
  • Italy (Coordinator: Leonardo Morlino; Daniela Piana
  • Poland (Coordinator: Anna Sroka)
  • Spain  (Coordinator: Valeria Tarditi)
  • United Kingdom (Coordinator: Paola Mattei)