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Dr. Iulius Rostas publishes "Why Europe's Roma Policies Fail"

March 5, 2020

Despite the increasing number of policy measures and initiatives targeting the Roma in Europe, their position has continued to worsen. This condition embodies a policy paradox that requires answers from policymakers, activists and academics, writes Dr. Iulius Rostas in his new book, "Why Europe's Roma Policies Fail".

CEU Ranks Among the World’s Top 100 Universities, 30th in SPP's fields

March 4, 2020

CEU ranks 30th in the 2020 QS World University Rankings, respectively in the subject areas of Politics and International Studies, in which CEU School of Public Policy contributes.

Lecture: The Return of the Right in Latin America: Causes and Prospects

February 20, 2020

A panel of Professors Julia Buxton (SPP), Sandor Nagy (Corvinus) and visiting Erasmus teaching fellow Jorge Nallim (University of Manitoba) considered the return of the political right in Latin America. The event drew a large audience, including the much welcomed attendance of students from Corvinus.

Democratic Backsliding in the European Union

February 20, 2020

Nick Sitter (School of Public Policy) and Elisabeth Bakke (University of Oslo) publish an article in the Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of European Union Politics on-line version, on Democratic Backsliding in the European Union. It argues that democratic backsliding in EU member states are not only a policy challenge for the EU, but a potential existential crisis because it undermined the credibility of its rule-of-law-based system.

Workshop: Political Economy of Development: Democratic Institutions and Poverty Alleviation

February 18, 2020

The Institute for Advanced Study, The School of Public Policy and the CEU Doctoral School organized a workshop which discussed different approaches to the ongoing problem of widespread poverty in developing countries. In the center of the discussion is the problematic of the synergy effects of democratic institutions and targeted social programs, such as conditional cash transfer programs – CCTs – for alleviation of poverty.