What is it about?

In this study, I mapped Participedia, the largest and most completed crowdsourcing platform for democratic innovations in the world. I evaluated democratic innovations from an empirical point of view and inductively uncovered new typologies of democratic innovations beyond existing theoretical taxonomical accounts.

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Why is it important?

This study proposes the first systematic comparative analysis of rea-world democratic innovations.


While empirically this article provides new understanding of how classifying democratic innovations; methodologically it proposes a new strategy to map complex datasets with a heterogeneous sets of data.

Dr Francesco Veri
Universitat Zurich

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This page is a summary of: Mapping Democratic Innovations: A Bottom-up Empirical Perspective, Representation, May 2022, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/00344893.2022.2075032.
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