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SPP student Fridon Lala, presents his paper at Columbia University

May 9, 2019

Fridon Lala (MPA ‘19) presented his paper “The Changing Face of European Regional Governance: Demystifying the Role of China in the Balkans” at the ASN World Convention on May 3rd, 2019.

Call for applications 2019: The George Soros Visiting Chair and the George Soros Visiting Practitioner Chair

May 8, 2019

The School of Public Policy (SPP) at Central European University (CEU) is seeking applications for its George Soros Visiting Chair and George Soros Visiting Practitioner Chair for the winter, fall, and spring terms. The next deadline is June 7, 2019.

Successful candidates will be scholars and/or practitioners who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement or have a distinguished record of participation in the professional, journalistic, political, or civic world of public policy.

EPL affects immigrant and native self-employment differently, SPP researchers show

January 17, 2019

In a recent study published by the International Journal of Manpower SPP's Head Martin Kahanec and recent SPP doctoral graduate Magdalena Ulceluse (now at the University of Groningen) show how the effect of employment protection legislation (EPL) on self-employment differs between natives and immigrants.

Rent extraction, revolutionary threat, and coups in non-democracies

December 7, 2018

In a recent article published in the Journal of Comparative Economics, Michael Dorsch provides a novel political economic explanation for political turnover in non-democracies, where one tyrant is typically replaced by another tyrant.  He considers coup d'État as a means for the political elite to pre-empt revolution against a dictator who's ruining the economy.

SPP's Head Martin Kahanec gives a talk on "The Global Migration Challenge: Lessons from Europe" at the CEU-Berkeley joint symposium Borders, Borderlands, and Migration

September 11, 2018

SPP's Head Martin Kahanec gives a talk on The Global Migration Challenge: Lessons from Europe, at the CEU-Berkeley joint symposium Borders, Borderlands, and Migration on September 11th, 2018.