Why has the Danish welfare model remained so strong against Covid-19?

Charlotte Biil has as part of her PhD project developed a ‘butterfly model’ that she believes can answer precisely that question


Charlotte Biil's research reveals that the Danish welfare model contains special DNA with threads that interlink municipalities, voluntary organisations and citizens in collaborations concerning day-care centres, nursing homes, health services and permanent and temporary residential homes etc.

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PhD defence with Charlotte Biil
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 16:00 to 18:00
Copenhagen Business School
Solbjerg Plads 3
2000 Frederiksberg 
Room SP202 Bain & Company Aud.


In order to obtain the PhD degree, Charlotte Biil has submitted her thesis entitled:


Samskabelse med en sommerfugle-model: Hybrid ret i forbindelse med et partnerskabsprojekt mellem 100 selvejende daginstitutioner, deres paraplyorganisation, tre kommuner og CBS


There are high expectations to co-production between the voluntary and public sector in Danish municipalities, but there is a lack of clear understanding regarding what we are really addressing and how a collaboration can have co-productive qualities and Public Value. With a system-theoretical approach the dissertation, contribute to the study and practice of co-production, societal constitutionalism and hybrid law establishing a constitutionalized meta-code grounded in “the Butterfly-model” developed on behalf of the analyses.


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Sidst opdateret: Department of Business Humanities and Law // 22/09/2020