STORY MAP: Macro-Economic Developments and Investment Dynamics in France

By Alfio Cerami, 12 March 2018 STORY MAP available at:


Geo-Spatial Analysis Syria

by Alfio Cerami                                                REV: 15/03/2018   This Story Map assesses the growth in prosperity shining (or "True GDP") in Syria from 2012 to 2017. STORY MAP available at:    

Problems of System Transformation: Lessons from the Past

As I have argued in Wolchik and Curry (2015), ten problems of system transformation have hindered a smoother and more stable transition of former post-communist countries to democracy (see also Schmitter 2010): The first problem of system transformation implied the assumption that the transition from communism to democracy would have automatically led to more social …