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Pre-conference workshop: The Politics of the long-term
28 | june | 2022
Hybrid format
Room SE1| Colégio Almada Negreiros, Lisbon  



Olivier Jacques (Université de Montréal) & Catherine Moury (NOVA-FCSH & IPRI-NOVA)



FCT (PTDC/FER-FIL/6088/2020 (Present Democracy for Future Generations) & Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation



08:00 - 09:00 | Welcome of the participants (with coffee and croissants)

09h00 - 10h45 | Panel 1. Definitions, typologies and the measurement of investments

Per Andersson, Oriol Sabaté and Jan Teorell on the origins of fiscal capacity in non-democratic states

Julian Garritzmann, Silja Häusermann and Bruno Palier, Social Investments in the Knowledge Economy: The Politics of Inclusive, Stratified, and Targeted Reforms across the Globe

Wieke Pot, Grand challenges require forward-looking decisions

Katrijn Siderius, Towards a European Investment State: The European Green Deal and the Politics of the Climate-Neutral Welfare State

 coffee break

11h00 - 12h45 Panel 2. Public attitudes towards long-term investment

Klaus Armingeon, Reto Bürgisser, Isabelle Stadelmann-Steffen, Green Taxes: Does Information, Party Cues and Compensation Increase Popular Support?

Marius Busemeyer, Public attitudes towards long-term oriented policies: New evidence from the case of Germany

Jack Lucas, Lior Sheffer and Peter Loewen, Elections And the Time Horizons of Politicians: A Three-Year Panel Experiment with Local Elected Representatives

Evelyne Hubscher, Martin Ardanaz, Philipp Keefer and Thomas Sattler, Mistrust, Impatience and Voter Preferences for Fiscal Stabilization in Latin America and the Caribbean


 12h45-13h45 lunch seminar

13h45 - 15h15 | Panel 3. Determinants of investments

Olivier Jacques, The politics of preventive care investments

Catherine Moury & Mafalda Escada,The Determinants of Successful Preventive Investment: The Case of Portuguese Drug Policy

Pieter Tuytens and Claire Weiser,Which conditions facilitate successful policy investments? A fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis of social and environmental policymaking


 coffee break

15h30 - 17h | Panel 4. The Politics of Investments

Björn Bremer and Robin Hetzel Budgetary clientelism in public investment subsidies in multilevel systems.

Bas Heerma van Voss Cyclical spending on disaster prevention.

Michael Rose, Fig leaves or democratic innovations for the politics of the longterm? Assessing the formal capacity of institutions for future generations to influence policy-making.

17h15-18h15 | Keynote by Alan Jacobs


18h30 | Drinks and Dinner


*The workshop is in a hybrid format. Most presentations are in person, but those listed in blue will present online on Zoom. Presenters listed in bold have confirmed their participation.





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