Marius Dragomir, Director of the Center for Media, Data, and Society at CEU's School of Public Policy, was quoted in the Financial Times' article on the booming fake news industry in Macedonia, where a town called Veles hosts more than a hundred US politics sites that produce hoax news. Click here for more.
CEU Professor Martin Kahanec is interviewed by Italian outlet Lettera 43 on the failure of the Oct. 2 Hungarian referendum.
CEU's Sara Svensson, visiting professor at the School of Public Policy, is interviewed on Sveriges Radio (Sweden) on the Oct. 2 Hungarian referendum. She summarized the first reactions from the Hungarian government and the opposition to the referendum results. Svensson also gave an analysis of the reasons for low turnout, and highlighted the variety of strategies that were used to protest against the referendum (abstaining from voting, spoiling the vote and voting against the government).
CEU's Lajos Bokros is interviewed by the Budapest Beacon on the upcoming Hungarian referendum, the country's economic situation and Orban's relationship to the Visegrad 4 and Putin.
CEU's Martin Kahanec is quoted in this U.S. News and World Report article about the history of walls. Kahanec comments on how the wall erected by the Hungarian government on the border with Serbia affects labor markets.
CEU's Martin Kahanec is quoted in this Bloomberg article regarding the dearth of labor in Eastern European countries and what corporations are doing about it.
CEU's Nick Sitter is quoted in this AP story on the upcoming Hungarian referendum.
CEU Professor Martin Kahanec is quoted in Deutsche Welle regarding how migration affects economy. Migrants with similar backgrounds to Hungarians can more easily integrate but do not provide skills that are missing in the economy, whereas migrants who come from distant cultures may have more difficulties, but they bring in skills which are new, he said.