Blogs/Podcasts

Blog: Projects, Plans and Policies - how can innovative thinking be used to implement policy

February 16, 2018

Andrew Cartwright talks about how innovative thinking can be used to implement policy 

Blog: Democratic Backsliding and Illiberal Democracy in the EU – a twelve-point checklist

February 13, 2018

TransCrisis project blog post by Nick Sitter, research affiliate at CPS and professor at SPP

Democratic backsliding has become a hot topic in the EU, not just because some states pursue policies that contravene their commitments to democracy and the rule of law, but because the EU is poorly equipped to deal with it. But what does democratic backsliding actually mean? This blog offers a short answer: the twelve institutional aspects of democratic backsliding.

Blog: Sleepless in Sofia: Can Bulgaria save Poland from Article 7?

February 8, 2018

TransCrisis project blog post by CEU researchers Asya Metodieva and Nick Sitter

It is the Bulgarians’ turn. When the Bulgarian government took over the EU’s rotating Presidency of the Council on 1 January, it was confronted with both a potential crisis and a golden opportunity to clean up the image of the country known to be among the poorest and the most corrupt among the EU’s member states.

Blog: Additionality of EU Funds in Central and Eastern European countries – recent developments

February 7, 2018

A new blog post has been published in the Cohesify project (The Impact of Cohesion Policy on EU Identification) blog by Anita Halasz, CPS Research Affiliate.

Blog: The Polish Question and the EU’s Illiberal Populism Dilemma

The TransCrisis project blog post is about the illiberal populism dilemma, authored by Martin Lodge, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the Department of Government and Director of the Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Nick Sitter, research affiliate at CPS and professor at the School of Public Policy.

Blog: Best practices of communicating the European Cohesion Policy in Slovenia

A new blog post has been published in the Cohesify project (The Impact of Cohesion Policy on EU Identification) blog by Marko Lovec, visiting research fellow at CPS.

Blog: Policy schools in the age of identity politics

December 22, 2017

TransCrisis blog piece co-authored by Nick Sitter, CPS research affiliate and SPP professor

Blog: Children in Hungarian state care: A blessing or a curse?

December 6, 2017

* Reflections from Zsuzsanna Vidra, Research Fellow at Central European University's CEU Center for Policy Studies *

Blog: A regional development without regions? What makes Cohesion policy in Slovenia specific is the fact that regions as administrative or political units do not exist

November 27, 2017

A new blog post has been published in the Cohesify project (The Impact of Cohesion Policy on EU Identification) blog by Marko Lovec, visiting research fellow at CPS.

Regions in Slovenia

Blog: The 2008 economic crisis and entrepreneurship in Europe

CEU CPS Research Fellow Dragos Adascalitei posted a new entry on the COHESIFY blog related to his recently published co-authored research paper titled "The impact of the economic crisis on latent and early entrepreneurship in Europe".