Who Learns from What in Policy Diffusion Processes

  title={Who Learns from What in Policy Diffusion Processes},
  author={F. Gilardi},
  journal={American Journal of Political Science},
  • F. Gilardi
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • American Journal of Political Science
  • The idea that policy makers in different states or countries may learn from one another has fascinated scholars for a long time, but little systematic evidence has been produced so far. This article improves our understanding of this elusive argument by distinguishing between the policy and political consequences of reforms and by emphasizing the conditional nature of learning processes. Using a directed dyadic approach and multilevel methods, the analysis of unemployment benefits retrenchment… CONTINUE READING

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