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EPCS Stands With CEU

April 26, 2017

During its annual meeting at CEU in Budapest, Hungary on April 19-22, the European Public Choice Society (EPCS) expressed its solidarity with Central European University.

Wicksell Prize Awarded at EPCS Meeting at CEU

April 23, 2017

“Can politicians gain votes by means of economic policy promises made during an election campaign?” That’s the question that Matteo Alpino posed in his Wicksell Prize-winning paper. Matteo Alpino is a researcher at the Centre for the Study of Equality, Social Organization, and Performance at the University of Oslo.

CEU Hosts Annual European Public Choice Society Conference

April 17, 2017

More than 240 scholars from 32 countries are gathering in Budapest this week for the 2017 European Public Choice Society (EPCS) conference. The annual EPCS conference is the premier gathering for political economists and quantitative political scientists in Europe.  It meets every year at a different location. Previous meetings have been held at the University of Freiburg (2016), the Zernike Campus of the University of Groningen (2015), and the University of Cambridge (2014).

Norwegian Business Students Explore Security Challenges in Europe

April 12, 2017

One of the interesting courses that SPP’s Global Policy Academy has offered in recent years is a series of seminars for executive students from the BI Norwegian Business School. These courses are part of the master’s degree program that the BI Norwegian Business School has developed in cooperation with the Norwegian Armed Forces.  The program is structured to provide students – most of whom have backgrounds in the police or military – with a more nuanced understanding of the nature and complexity of security conflicts.

Looking at Practice to Find a Theory of Public Service Media

April 11, 2017

During her presentation at the Center for Media, Data and Society on April 10, Karen Donders, who lectures on media policy and European media markets at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, explored some of the complexity of public service media as it exists in different countries around the world.