Category Archives: Policy making

Of dreams and warnings: from Agamben to Žižek and beyond

When the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben first intervened in the public debate surrounding the looming COVID-19 pandemic in late February, his very brief comments prompted an explosion of criticism. Relying on the information that was made public by Italy’s National … Continue reading

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Data-Driven Policy Making: The Policy Lab Approach

Societal challenges such as migration, poverty, and climate change can be considered ‘wicked problems’ for which no optimal solution exists. To address such problems, public administrations increasingly aim for data-driven policy making. Data-driven policy making aims to make optimal use … Continue reading

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