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The paper is worthy of attention and important for policymakers. It makes a significant contribution that is topical and timely for policies.
The paper is making a distinct contribution to current debates, presents new arguments and supporting evidence or approaches the topic from an angle that enriches our understanding of more general trends.
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The paper is structured in a coherent and logical way – with clear subsections – supporting the clarity of the argument and analysis. The arguments and supporting evidence are presented in a coherent and accessible way.