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Announcing the 2021 Bennett Prize shortlist

Ten entries have been shortlisted from a record number submitted from six continents—all of them offering solutions to the question: Is it possible to govern well in the age of populism?

By Prospect Team  

The judging panel for this year’s prize included Professor Michael Kenny, Director of the Bennett Institute for Public Policy; Professor Diane Coyle, Inaugural Bennett Professor of Public Policy; Professor David Runciman, Department of Politics & International Studies, University of Cambridge, and Tom Clark, Editor of Prospect.

After much deliberation they have shortlisted:

Institutional Shock absorbers: decentralising governance in the age of populism by Tom Arnold, Research Associate, University of Liverpool Is it possible to govern well in the age of populism? by Rachel Bruce, Civil Servant, UK Government’s Policy Lab Deep Democracy: a proposal for governance in the…

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