Bengt Jacobsson (Södertörn University College) and Olivier Borraz (Sciences Po, Paris): “Public Governance during the Covid pandemic in Sweden and France”
Bio for Bengt Jacobsson
Bengt Jacobsson studies control and decision-making processes in public as well as private organizations, reforms in organizations, changing forms of regulation and governance (in Europe and in the world), Europeanization of states and state administrations etc.
Bio for Olivier Borraz
Olivier Borraz has conducted research in risk governance, regulation, and crisis management for the past 20 years. His early work focused on risk governance related to environmental health, while he later studied risk-based regulation across multiple sectors in different countries. His recent work includes research on crisis preparedness and management in the French nuclear sector and volcanic alerts in the French Antilles, as well as publications on crisis simulation exercises and food safety inspections. Borraz has published several books, including one on the French response to the Covid-19 crisis.