Methodological Quip – Sequence Analysis and Optimal Matching in Social Sciences

Leonard Seabrooke and Emelie Nillson introduce a novel methodological approach – Sequence Analysis (SA) to distinguish between trends and groups and identify narratives from large clusters of data in their recent Governance article that measures professional skills in the IMF. The approach appears to be a nifty way to examine change and outline sequences when … Continue reading

Post Crisis Policy Change within the IMF – Governance Special Issue

The latest version of Governance consists of a special issue that tackles a key issue – policy change within international organisations by considering the IMF. The special issue, comprising of five papers, ‘set out to identify some of the¬†patterns of intellectual, policy, and organizational change at the International¬†Monetary Fund’ since the global financial crisis. It … Continue reading