Historical Social Research

44.2 - Governing by Numbers

Special Issue – Governing by Numbers - Key Indicators and the Politics of Expectations (Walter Bartl, Christian Papilloud & Audrey Terracher-Lipinski)
  • Walter Bartl, Christian Papilloud & Audrey Terracher-Lipinski: Governing by Numbers - Key Indicators and the Politics of Expectations. An Introduction. [Abstract]
  • Laurent Thévenot: Measure for Measure: Politics of Quantifying Individuals to Govern Them. [Abstract]
  • Rainer Diaz-Bone: Statistical Panopticism and its Critique. [Abstract]
  • Timo Walter: Formalizing the Future: How Central Banks Set Out to Govern Expectations but Ended Up (En-)Trapped in Indicators. [Abstract]
  • Ingo Bode: Let’s Count and Manage – and Forget the Rest. Understanding NumericRationalization in Human Service Provision. [Abstract]
  • Lisa Knoll & Konstanze Senge: Public Debt Management between Discipline and Creativity. Accounting for Energy Performance Contracts in Germany. [Abstract]
  • John Berten: Failed Indicatorisation: Defining, Comparing and Quantifying Social Policy in the ILO’s International Survey of Social Services of the Interwar Period. [Abstract]
  • Oscar Javier Maldonado & Tiago Moreira: Metrics in Global Health: Situated Differences in the Valuation of Human Life. [Abstract]
  • Carlotta Mozzana: A Matter of Definitions: The Profiling of People in Italian Active Labour Market Policies. [Abstract]
  • Michael Huber & Maarten Hillebrandt: “Pay for Promise” in Higher Education: The Influence of NPM on Resource Allocation in German Universities. [Abstract]
  • Anne Piezunka: Struggle for Acceptance – Maintaining External School Evaluation as an Institution in Germany. [Abstract]
  • Philipp Lepenies: Transforming by Metrics that Matter – Progress, Participation, and the National Initiatives of Fixing Well-Being Indicators. [Abstract]
  • Oliver Holtemöller & Christoph Schult: Expectation Formation, Financial Frictions, and Forecasting Performance of Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models. [Abstract]