January 17, 2017
The past plays a crucial role in understanding, developing and implementing regional economic development policies. History reveals path dependencies in regions' economies and informs about the successes and failures of policy instruments.
May 30, 2016
Andrew Cartwright, co-director and research fellow at CEU’s Center for Policy Studies and Agnes Batory, research fellow at the Center for Policy Studies and professor at CEU’s School of Public Policy participate in a research project focusing on “The Impact of Cohesion Policy on EU Identification”. The project received € 2.4 million funding from European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program, and will run for 27 months.
April 5, 2016
Joanna Kostka, alumna of CEU's Department of Public Policy and currently Visiting Researcher at the Center for Policy Studies, has recently been selected for a lecturer position in Social Work at Lancaster University's Sociology Department in the United Kingdom. Kostka received her PhD (summa cum laude) from CEU in 2015, defending a thesis on 'Going beyond Political Commitments: Explaining Diverging Outputs in the Use of European Structural Funds for Roma Inclusion Strategies in Spain and Slovakia'.
February 23, 2016
Julia Szalai, senior research fellow at CEU's Center for Policy Studies and visiting professor in the Department of Political Science and National Studies Program, has been awarded a research fellowship at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York for academic year 2016-17. Szalai will conduct research in the Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC) of the Graduate Center's 'Inequalities' research priority.
February 23, 2016
Video of Roma Placement Program
February 17, 2016
Despite much talk about the need for the international community to do more to include local actors in disaster management, not much has changed, speakers said at a Feb. 11 roundtable on the “World Disasters Report 2015,” an annual independent publication commissioned by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. CEU's Center for Policy Studies contributed to the report.
December 1, 2015
Andrew Cartwright, co-director of CEU’s Center for Policy Studies, Sara Svensson, visiting professor in the School of Public Policy at CEU, and Julia Szalai, visiting professor in the Department of Political Science and Nationalism Studies Program and senior research fellow at CPS, participate in the SOLIDUS Research Project (Solidarity in European Societies: Empowerment, Social Justice and Citizenship) with 13 other partner institutions from Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom.
November 30, 2015
Julia Szalai, visiting professor in the Department of Political Science and Nationalism Studies Program and senior research fellow at CEU’s Center for Policy Studies, has been awarded the 2015 Karl Polanyi Prize by the Hungarian Sociological Association. The award is given every year as recognition for the best book or article published in the field of sociology.
November 3, 2015
Co-directors of CEU’s Center for Policy Studies Viola Zentai and Andrew Cartwright have joined the international research network Overcoming Inequalities in Schools and Learning Communities: Innovative Education for a New Century (SALEACOM). SALECOM aims to address educational and social exclusion in schools and learning communities through a number of academic exchanges. The project activities will be implemented in 36 months with a total € 391,500 funding from the European Commission's H2020 Programme.
October 20, 2015
The latest publication of the Center for Policy Studies (CPS) at CEU explores the mechanisms of three forms of child trafficking in Hungary - begging, pickpocketing and sexual exploitation of children - by focusing of Roma victims. The study, spearheaded by CPS research fellow Zsuzsanna Vidra, gives an overview of the anti-human trafficking and anti-child trafficking policy frameworks, and tries to reveal what factors lead to victimization, and how recruitment and exploitation of children actually take place.