Articles by Richard Rose

January 18, 2024

What counts more for welfare: countries or people?

Richard Rose
Richard Rose has conducted a breathtakingly comprehensive analysis of the state of welfare across the world. Here, he provides a succinct summary of his findings – for countries and for people
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October 14, 2021

Medical science as a model for research on democracy

Richard Rose
Using hands-on methods to diagnose the democratic body politic can identify parts that consistently function as they should and which intermittently don’t work, writes Richard Rose. This knowledge can lead to more effective remedies for intermittent ailments. It also guards against predicting the death of democracy from chronic disabilities that can be managed
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October 1, 2020

Voting once or voting twice? The case for double referendums

Richard Rose
Many referendums concern a decision in principle from which must follow a detailed implementation plan. In such cases, argues Richard Rose, good democratic practice demands a second referendum giving voters the option to change their mind
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Richard Rose
Professor, University of Strathclyde and Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute

Richard is a pioneer in the comparative study of public policy through quantitative and qualitative analysis.

He has given seminars in 45 countries across Europe, North and South America, Africa, and Asia, and his writings have been translated into 18 languages.

Richard is the founder-director of the Centre for the Study of Public Policy, for which he has been made a fellow of four national academies and given many lifetime achievement honours.

The Loop

Cutting-edge analysis showcasing the work of the political science discipline at its best.
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Advancing Political Science
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