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Alex Shankland at the International Conference of Policy Diffusion and Development Cooperation

ICPD and Development Cooperation: Alex Shankland

This video is part of the International Conference on Policy Diffusion and Development Cooperation, organized by the Federal University of S?o Paulo (UNIFESP) in conjunction with the Laboratory of International Public Policies (Laboppi) in S?o Paulo, Brazil, from 16 to 19 May 2018.

Plenary 5: South-North, East-West, Local-Global: Can We Talk about Transfers Directions?

Moderator: Michael Howlett (Simon Fraser University)

Speakers: Alex Shankland (University of Sussex) (00:17)

Jacint Jordana (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Concha Hernandez (World Bank)

Markus Taube (Universit?t Duisburg-Essen)

Carlos Milani (UERJ)

About the event The purpose of the International Conference on Policy Diffusion and Development Cooperation is to discuss topics in this emerging field, promoting reflection on the domestic and international circulation of ideas, models, and State institutions, in order to arrive at a better understanding of policy processes. Why do policies get diffused? Which actors are involved? Which mechanisms affect the process? In which ways does diffusion transform the state and influence the success or failure of policies?

Even though there is empirical evidence on the diffusion of political institutions in Brazil, little is known about its dynamics, causes, and effects. The intention of this Seminar is to contribute to the understanding of this phenomenon, expanding the scope of academic debate on the topic of policy diffusion. The seminar will bring together a group of keynote speakers from Latin American, North American, and European universities. In addition, it will provide space for individual presentations of selected Papers proposed by different colleagues. The results of the Seminar are to produce a book with the authors contributions, well as a video with the different sessions presentations.

Prof. Osmany Porto

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