Articles by Svend-Erik Skaaning

06 2022

To what extent is democracy in decline worldwide?

Svend-Erik Skaaning
Many observers say that democracy has undergone a large-scale global decline in recent decades. However, presenting evidence differently leads us to different conclusions. This calls for increased caution and reflection among those discussing democratic trends, writes Svend-Erik Skaaning
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Svend-Erik Skaaning
Professor, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University

Svend-Erik's research interests include the conceptualisation, measurement, and explanation of democracy and other issues related to good governance.

He is project manager (previously co-PI) of Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem).

Democracy Svend-Erik Skaaning

Democracy
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2022

Democratic Stability in an Age of Crisis: Reassessing the Interwar Period

Democratic Stability in an Age of Crisis: Reassessing the Interwar Period
Oxford University Press, 2020

Varieties of Democracy: Measuring Two Centuries of Political Change

Varieties of Democracy: Measuring Two Centuries of Political Change
Cambridge University Press, 2020

He tweets @SkaaningErik

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