Schneider and Makszin Win SER Annual Award for Best Paper

Carsten Q. Schneider, associate professor of Political Science and head of the Department of Political Science at CEU, and CEU alumna Kristin Makszin won the Socio-Economic Review Annual Prize for the best article published in the journal in 2014 for their article

Congrats to Gergő Medve-Bálint who successfully defended his dissertation "Converging on Divergence: The Political Economy of Uneven Regional Development in East Central Europe"

Gergő together with his exam committee; Erin Jenne, Béla Greskovits, László Bruszt and Dorothee Bohle





The dissertation can be downloaded here

PERG seminar Tuesday 19/5: Prospectus presentations by first year PhD students from Public Policy and Political Economy

Tuesday May 19. 17.10-18.40 Faculty Tower #708


Presenters and discussant:

Sergiu Delcea - Why pro-Urban Welfare in Agricultural Countries? Backwardness, the Nationalism-Social Policy Nexus and the Origins of Welfare States in "late late" Industrializing Countries - Romania, Hungary and Brazil compared. Discussant: Emrah

Magda Ulceluse - Skills Mismatch as a Policy Issue.  Discussant: Bastian

Alex Moise - Health Politics in Southern and Eastern Europe. Discussant: Imre

NEXT WEEK: Job talks for the Political Economy position at the Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science cordially invites you to the following job talks:


Jia Chen

Inter-governmental Organizations, Economic Integration, and Commitments in Non-democratic Regimes

Monday, May 18, 2015          17:00 – 18:15, N11 004


Powerpoint slides from Zbig and Sanja's time series and panel data workshop

pls find dropbox links here:

or files attached


PERG public lectures in May