The Governance Report 2018

ISBN : 9780198821496

The Hertie School of Governance
192 Pages
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Apr 2018
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The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2008-9 was the greatest economic stress test since the 1940s. It put not only financial markets and currencies at risk; entire economies and political systems were threatened as the GFC soon revealed major governance shortcomings and weaknesses felt across a wide spectrum of policy fields. Globalization seemed in jeopardy, the Washington Consensus of neoliberal policies broken, and democratic backsliding set in as populism and protectionism began to take root. The GFC triggered many responses to improve governance through reforms and regulatory measures of many kinds across a wide range of fields: most prominently in finance and banking, but also in fiscal policy, trade, labor markets and social security. Ten years after the GFC, the 2018 Governance Report takes stock and asks: How have countries fared, and are they better prepared to avoid or withstand another crisis of GFC proportions? To answer this question, the 2018 Report focuse


1 Helmut K. Anheier, Sonja Kaufmann, and Regina A. List: Ten Years After the Global Financial Crisis: Perspectives on Governance Performance
2 Helmut K. Anheier, Matthias Haber, et al.: How the Financial Crisis has Affected Public Goods Provision
3 Helmut K. Anheier, Matthias Haber, et al.: How the Financial Crisis has Affected Government Legitimacy
4 Helmut K. Anheier, Matthias Haber et al.: The Role of Governance Capacities in Managing the Crisis,
5 Helmut K. Anheier: Conclusion and Policy Implications

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The Hertie School of Governance is a private university based in Berlin, accredited by the German State and the German Science Council. Interdisciplinary and practice-oriented teaching, first-class research and an extensive international network set the Hertie School apart and position it as an ambassador of good governance, characterised by public debate and engagement. The School was founded at the end of 2003 as a project of the Hertie Foundation, which remains its major partner.

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