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Starting into our fifth year of blogging about governance across borders, I am pleased to continue the tradition of providing statistics on the foregoing year of blogging. For the first time we are able to present the top 5 countries our visitors came from, since our blog hosting provider has expanded its respective statistics features.

Top 5 blog posts 2012 (in terms of visitors):

  1. The State of IFRS in Africa: Is IFRS in Disarray?
  2. (Self-)Plagiarism in Academia and Architecture
  3. Securitization Revisited (1): Inside the shadow banking system
  4. Anonymous Attacks German Collecting Society GEMA*
  5. Transnational Ideas and Local Culture: Reading Sally Engle Merry’s Book on Human Rights and Gender Violence

* also #4 in the Top 5 of 2011

Top 5 search terms guiding visitors to our blog in 2012:

  1. Andhra Pradesh microfinance crisis (also #1 in 2011)
  2. anonymous (also #3 in 2011)
  3. wise cartoons
  4. china garment industry poverty
  5. cc

New: Top 5 countries our visitors came from in 2012:

  1. United States
  2. Germany
  3. India
  4. United Kingdom
  5. Canada

Top 5 tags attached to blog posts in 2012:

  1. transnational governance (4 out of 15 in 2012)
  2. copyright (4/20)
  3. Microfinance / Microcredit (4/42)
  4. IASB (3/6)
  5. Germany (3/10)

Top series in 2012:

  1. Algorithm Regulation (3 out of 3 posts in 2012)
  2. 10 Years of Creative Commons (3/3)
  3. Bordercrossing Books (3/9)

In total we have published 53 new posts in 2012, continuing our long-time average of about one post per week, and have received 151 comments (including our own trackbacks to previous articles). The latter means that the number of comments is about 25% lower than last year, when we had counted 208 comments and trackbacks.


The Book

Governance across borders: transnational fields and transversal themes. Leonhard Dobusch, Philip Mader and Sigrid Quack (eds.), 2013, epubli publishers.
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