Eva Thomann (University of Exeter) has been awarded the 2019 best book award of the International Public Policy Association for Customized Implementation of European Union Food Safety Policy: United in Diversity? (Palgrave Macmillan). Her monograph on customized implementations of food safety policy uses fsQCA and explanatory typologies in a comparative case study design. Congratulations Eva!
This year, the 2014 Article of the Year Award of the journal Socio-Economic Review was given to Carsten Schneider and Kristin Makszin for their article “Forms of Welfare Capitalism and Education-Based Participatory Inequality, Socio-Economic Review 12(2): 437-462″. In this article, QCA is used to analyze whether the degree of political inequality between social groups is shaped by features of the welfare capitalist system. We congratulate the authors!
This year, the German Political Science Association has awarded its price for the best dissertation to Patrick Mello for his book Democratic Participation in Armed Conflict. Military Involvement in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq. In this work, QCA is used to answer the question of when democracies participate in military operations, and under which conditions they abstain. Please see our Books section for more details. We congratulate Patrick on this great achievement!
This year, the Nils Petter Gleditsch Article of the Year Award of the Journal of Peace Research was given to Corinne Bara for her article “Incentives and opportunities: A complexity-oriented explanation of violent ethnic conflict, Journal of Peace Research 51(6): 696-710″. In this study, QCA is used for examining the onset of ethnic conflicts between 1990 and 2009. We congratulate Corinne on this great achievement!