Importance of Institutional Power: Taiwan’s Response to Covid Case Study

Why are some nation-states able to handle situations of crisis better than others? The answer lies in the Institutional Power capabilities which successful nation-states create over time. In this presentation we develop a theory of Institutional Power and apply it to Taiwan’s response in containing the Covid pandemic.

A comprehensive list of news sources related to Taiwan’s handling of Covid:

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)31097-7/fulltext

Taiwan’s Response to the Coronavirus Challenge of 2020

https://fsi.stanford.edu/news/how-taiwan-used-big-data-transparency-central-command-protect-its-people-coronavirus

https://www.scmp.com/video/china/3074960/taiwans-app-track-local-mask-supplies-amid-coronavirus-pandemic

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3760778

https://focustaiwan.tw/society/202004130017

https://cdn.jamanetwork.com/ama/content_public/journal/jama/938448/jvp200035supp1_prod.pdf?Expires=2147483647&Signature=TqblGVjLDNbIm~4rscGM6Kak6iN4m-ONWtogkLG9v5u0T8oTnjDAsf0B3Sl~6V9LeiazowKyVJz~dh2TbO0-N8-GUFskmeC2n-DyD4xca4Oa-Miam9C9qRWAsaGmzCRgNqijPm~mg9JxwJz~B~p~jE7bIuFCo2lDcB-tlTBhmYAn~G2YHam62R07XVpPMkTclEPWs2wu8MXXTz0DnGaY3YF7HkvbtBz~9XHa7123ODS0G2ydZy8HTcF5ry7gOAylQHdU5LHWQftqnNRu3T-kBXzAMfvofohuaJyuujaP5rNb7Rm7u1uqwNbmBcmGBm~H47-6RG5cUL-oHFdv7jc1sA__&Key-Pair-Id=APKAIE5G5CRDK6RD3PGA

https://www.outbreakobservatory.org/outbreakthursday-1/4/30/2020/taiwans-covid-19-response