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reforms

What now, EEA?

: The EEA agreement is 25 years old this year. What does Europe mean for Norway, and what does President Macron say about Europe's future?

The patent laws create an intellectual monopoly

: Today's patent rules are outdated and prevent innovation and the spread of technology, claims Zia Quereshi, former head of development economics at the World Bank. Is it time for a patent reform?

When democracy stretches

Seva Gunitsky: Aftershocks: Great Power and Domestic Reforms in the Twentieth Century

: Reforms can give «hegemonic shocks» and create «democratic overexertion». Many states therefore fall back into their pre-democratic state sooner or later.