DISC Lecture Series: Democracy Barometer - Measuring the Quality of Democracy by Wolfgang Merkel (WZB)

Date: 
June 6, 2011 - 11:00 - 12:40
Building: 
Nador u. 13
Room: 
Room 1
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DISC Lecture Series: Democracy Barometer - Measuring the Quality of Democracy by Wolfgang Merkel (WZB)

Wolfgang Merkel is director of the research unit "Democracy: Structures, Performance, Challenges" at the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), professor of political science at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and project co-leader of the Democracy Barometer. His main research interests are: political regimes, democracy and transformation, parties and party systems, comparative public policy, social justice and reform of the welfare state.

At the DISC lecture series he will introduce DEMOCRACY BAROMETER - new instrument to measure the quality of established democracies.

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