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September 16, 2020

A new publication by SPP faculty Evelyne Hübscher (together with Thomas Sattler and Markus Wagner) assessing voter responses to fiscal austerity has just come out in the "British Journal of Political Science" . Using data from survey experiments the paper shows that a government's re-election chances greatly decrease if it proposes austerity measures.

June 15, 2020

SPP Professor Cameran Ashraf's article in Journal of Cyber Policy "Artificial Intelligence and the Rights to Assembly and Association" argues that AI will not only impact the rights to privacy and freedom of expression, but AI will also impact our rights to assembly and association online.  After all, The internet is no longer simply a space to receive and impart information, but a place where many find the solace in coming together with our fellow humans.

May 18, 2020

SPP professor and former dean Martin Kahanec has been invited to join a panel of experts to advise the upcoming German EU Council presidency on the questions of EU mobility. The first expert workshop on "Labour Migration in the EU: Consequences for the European Economies and Convergence of Labour Markets and Social Cohesion" organized by the German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs took place on May 15, 2020.

March 28, 2017

“There is tremendous room for improvement by all companies,” said Rebecca MacKinnon, director of the Ranking Digital Rights (RDR) project. MacKinnon was speaking at an event at New America’s Open Technology Institute on March 23 to launch the 2017 Corporate Accountability Index. There was a simultaneous event at CEU’s Center for Media, Data and Society during which RDR team members Amy Brouillette, Lisa Gutermuth, Ilana Ullman, and Nathalie Maréchal discussed the index’s methodology and key findings.

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