Publications

 

MEDIA FREEDOM/PLURALISM

Nenadic I. and Ostling A. (2017). “Public service media in Europe: Gender equality policies and the representation of women in decision-making roles“. Comunicazione Politica (ComPol). Special issue titled “Gender, politics and the media. Lessons learned and struggles for change twenty years after the Beijing Fourth World Conference on Women“.

Brogi E, Bania K., Nenadic I., Ostling A., Parcu PL. (2017). “Monitoring media pluralism in Europe : application of the media pluralism monitor 2016 in the European Union, Montenegro and Turkey“. Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF); Policy Report.

Cernison M. and Ostling A. (2017). Measuring media literacy in the EU : results from the Media Pluralism Monitor 2015. Working paper. EUI RSCAS; 2017/01; Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF).

Brogi E. and Ostling A. (2016). “Regional and local pluralism: the Media Pluralism Monitor tool and the results of the 2015 implementation” in the IRIS Special issue.  “Regional and local broadcasting in Europe”. A report on regional media in Europe. Council of Europe. European Audiovisual Observatory.

Nenadic I. and Ostling A. (2016). “Assessing Media Pluralism in the Digital Age“. Chapter in “Internet Science: Third International Conference”, INSCI 2016, Florence, Italy, September 12-14, 2016, Proceedings.

BROGI, Elda; GINSBORG, Lisa; OSTLING, Alina; PARCU, Pier Luigi; SIMUNJAK, Maja (2016). “Monitoring media pluralism in Europe : testing and implementation of the media pluralism monitor 2015″. Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF); Policy Report. 2016. ISBN: 9789290843610.

OPEN GOVERNMENT

Reports for Open Government Partnership (OGP):

Independent Reporting Mechanism Sweden: End of Term Report 2014–2016” (2017). Open Government Partnership (OGP). In English and Swedish.

“From Informing to Empowering: Improving Government-Civil Society Interactions within OGP” was published (Full report and Policy brief). Open Government Partnership (OGP). Co-authored with Mary Francoli and Fabro Steibel: http://www.opengovpartnership.org/blog/mary-francoli-alina-ostling-and-fabro-steibel/2015/09/01/improving-government-civil-society#sthash.fAOAozsR.dpuf

Independent Reporting Mechanism Sweden: Progress Report 2014–2015″ (2016). Open
Government Partnership (OGP). In English and Swedish.

Independent Reporting Mechanism Sweden: Progress Report 2012–13” (2014). Open Government Partnership (OGP). In English and Swedish.

Blog posts about Sweden’s progress on open government at www.bistandsdebatten.se (in Swedish): 2016: “Improve transparency of weapon export and migration costs” (“Förbättra insynen i vapenexport och flyktingkostnader“)  and 2017: “All aid costs should be traceable” (“Alla biståndsutgifter ska vara spårbara“)

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Ostling A. (2017). “Social Innovation in Practice: Opportunities for Citizens and Governments“. Chapter in the book “Beyond Bureaucracy Towards Sustainable Governance Informatisation”. Paulin, Alois A., Anthopoulos, Leonidas G., Reddick, Christopher (Eds.). Springer. http://www.springer.com/de/book/9783319541419

PhD thesis:Evolution rather than revolution: a comparative analysis of the quality of e-democracy” (2014). PhD thesis in Political Sciences, defended at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy. http://hdl.handle.net/1814/32124

Issue paper: “People’s engagement in service delivery: Empowering citizens and civil society through ICTs” based on case studies in the education and health sectors in Indonesia, Philippines, Serbia and Ukraine.U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI)). Forthcoming.

Journal article:Parliamentary informatics projects  – who are their users and what is their impact?” (2012). eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government (JeDEM).Vol 4, No 2 (2012). Accessible at: http://www.jedem.org/article/view/144  (This article was selected from papers presented at the 2011 Conference on eDemocracy and Open Government based on the best reviewer scores.)

Conference paper “How democratic is e-participation?” for the Conference on E-Democracy and Open Government (CeDEM11), published in the “Proceedings of the International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government” (2011), p. 59-70. Publisher: Edition Donau-Universität Krems available at: http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/imperia/md/content/bibliothek/verlag/cedem11_proccedings.pdf

Blog entry: “Parliamentary monitoring: How can it become more inclusive?” (2013). Blog entry on OpeningParliament.org, posted upon request from the organizers on 23 September 2013 at: http://blog.openingparliament.org/post/62063259613/parliamentary-monitoring-how-can-it-become-more

The section on Sweden in the report “EU Member States’ Consultation with Civil Society on European Policy Matters“. European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). 2011.

The section on Sweden in the report “EU national economic and social councils and similar institutions”. European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). 2010. ISBN: 9789283013846.

ICT in politics: from peaks of inflated expectations to voids of disillusionment”. Article published by the European Journal of ePractice[1], www.epracticejournal.eu, Nº 9 · March 2010 · ISSN: 1988-625X.

MIGRATION

An overview of highly-skilled labour migration in Sweden with a special focus on Indian nationals, including a review of the Blue Card Directive (2013). Research carried out in the framework of the project: Developing a knowledge base for policymaking on India-EU migration research. Migration Policy Centre (MPC), at the European University Institute. http://cadmus.eui.eu/handle/1814/29505

An overview of highly-skilled labour migration in Denmark with a special focus on Indian nationals, including a review of the Blue Card Directive (2013). Research carried out in the framework of the project: Developing a knowledge base for policymaking on India-EU migration research. Migration Policy Centre (MPC), at the European University Institute. http://cadmus.eui.eu/handle/1814/29497

OTHER TOPICS

Co-authored:

“Benchmarking of R&D policies in 8 European countries, Canada and the US”, Research and Innovation unit, Confindustria, October 2004.

“Handbook of design, implementation and evaluation of MAPs (Multi Actors and Multi Measures RTDI Programmes)”, by MAP Thematic Network, European Commission, March 2004.

Star MAP: A Comparative Guide to Multi Actors and Multi Measures Programmes (MAPs) in RTDI Policy”, by MAP Thematic Network, European Commission, March 2004.

“Baseline study to identify the technological capabilities of the aeronautical sector in the EU15 and three Accession Countries”, Final Report, prepared for Working Team 6 of the Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research in Europe (ACARE) by Technopolis Limited, March 2004.

Final Evaluation of the Safer Internet Action Plan, conducted for the European Commission, DG Information Society by Technopolis Ltd, July 2003.

“European digital content on global networks’, Final Report for the second measurement for DG Information Society, Technopolis Group, Vienna, April 2003.

“Evaluation of the Fibre Sciences and Communication Network (FSCN)’, Final report for KK Foundation and MidSweden University, Technopolis Ltd, April 2003.

Survey of National Funding Systems for Social Sciences Research in seven EU Accession Countries and Croatia, commissioned by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Technopolis Ltd, December 2002.

Information Society and Economic and Social Cohesion – the role of the Structural Funds – evaluation carried out for the European Commission, DG Regional Policy, by Technopolis Ltd and IRISI Ltd, October 2002.

“Evaluation of the paper research programme T2F’, Final report, Technopolis Ltd, October 2002.

Benchmarking national and regional e-business policies for SMEs“, Final report. Conducted for the European Commission by Technopolis Ltd.  28 June 2002.

“Baseline Assessment of the Public Research System in Ireland in the areas of Information & Communication Technologies and Biotechnology’, Final report for Forfas, Technopolis Ltd, 2002.

“Evaluation of the British National Space Centre (BNSC) Earth Observation International Co-operation Programme’, Final report for BNSC, Technopolis Ltd, December 2001.

“Research Council of Norway and international co-operation’, background report No 6 in the evaluation of the Research Council of Norway, December 2001. Available on the Technopolis homepage at: www.technopolis-group.com

“Research Council of Norway in the Public Understanding of Science’, background report No 9 in the evaluation of the Research Council of Norway, December 2001. Available on the Technopolis homepage at: www.technopolis-group.com

“Knowledge management of R&D in environmental and energy agencies in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden and UK’, a mini-benchmarking study for ADEME, Technopolis France, October 2001.

Reviewer

Printed edition of “UNDP Gender and programming manual” (3rd edition) with case studies and information review on Belarus, 2007.

UNDP Belarus (2005). Belarus: Addressing Imbalances in the Economy and Society. National Human Development Report 2004-2005.


 



[1] The European Journal of ePractice is a peer-reviewed online publication. The Journal belongs to the ePractice.eu community, is sponsored by the European Commission as part of its good practice exchange activity and is run by an independent Editorial Board.
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