SPER-CEE Workshop, May 30 - June 1 2011

 

Synergising Political Economy Research in Central and Eastern Europe

Budapest, Central European University, May 30- June 1 2011

 

Programme

SPER-CEE is an initiative that aims to promote academic exchange and cooperation among researchers, including PhD students and faculty, in political economy in the CEE region by creating a forum for the participants to dicsuss their latest research. This workshop is intended as the first step towards an more lasting cooperation between these institutions that can encourage circulation of ideas and synergize social science scholarship in the region.

The institutions participating in this year's workshop are:Political Economy Research Group (PERG, Central European University in Budapest, Hungary; Department of World Economy, Corvinus University in Budapest, Hungary; Economics and Business Administration Department, University of Debrecen in Debrecen, Hungary;Department of Political Science, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia;Institute of Economic Research, Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, Slovakia;Centre for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economic Institute (CERGE-EI) in Prague, Czech Republic;Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University, Prague; Cracow University of Economics in Krakow, Poland;Foundation for Advancement of Economics (FREN)/Department of Economics at Belgrade University in Belgrade, Serbia

The workshop is supported by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, regional office in Budapest, and Academic Events Fund of the Central European University.

Participating papers and presentations:

Prof. Csaba Makó, University of Debrecen. Learning from the Past: Lock-in or New Path Creation of Economic Development in Hungary 

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Prof. István Benczes, Corvinus University. European economic governance: challenges and queries

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Ivan Lesay, Slovak Academy of Science. Crisis impact and crisis policy responses in Slovakia

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Prof. Libor Dušek, CERGE-EI. How much intergenerational risk shareing does the social security system really provide?

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Prof. Mihail Arandarenko, University of Belgrade. Political economy of unemployment in the Western Balkans 

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Zsolt Gál, Comenius University. Labour migration from Slovakia after the 2004 EU enlargement

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Ágnes Orosz, University of Debrecen. The impact of fiscal decentralisation on regional disparities: the case of Spain 

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András Tétényi, Corvinus University. Sustainability within the social assistance system of the Republic of South Africa 

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Dragana Stanišić, CERGE-EI. The effect of terrorist attacks on foreign direct investment

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Eva Farkas, University of Debrecen. Towards segmented capitalism in Hungary? The case of the labour process in the firm  

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Gabor Vígvári, Corvinus University. Concept of developmental state 

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Gergő Medve-Bálint, CEU. Strategies and regional disparities after the change of regime in Central Europe: interaction between the state and the market

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Katerina Svickova, CEU. Host country skill regimes and FDI quality – the case of electronics, electrotechnics and computer sector in the Czech Republic and Estonia

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Kristina Lanaková, Slovak Academy of Sciences. Investigating the linkages between energy consumption, economic growth and CO2 emissions – potential for renewable energy sources 

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Martin Pasiak, Comenius University. External factors in deciding the New Member States' preferences towards EMU 

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Monika Martišková, Charles University. Measuring regional efficiency in structural funds spending

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Ondrej Glazar, Charles University. Personal attributes of remittees in the CEECs" a case study of remitting Ukrainian labour migrants in the Czech Republic and their families in Ukraine

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Olga Popova, CERGE-EI. Life (dis)satisfaction and decision to migrate: evidence from Central and Eastern Europe

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Robert Chrabaszcz and Michal Mozdzen, Cracow University of Economics. The problems of knowledge management in contemporary perspective – a new research perspective 

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Saša Ranđelović, University of Belgrade. Social welfare implciations of evidence based approach to public policy reforms

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Sonja Avlijaš and Marko Vladisavljević, Belgrade University. Political economy of youth marginalisation through inadequate access to healthcare: case study of Serbia 

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Vera Asenova. The international monetary and trade regimes of Germany (1933-1939) and the Soviet Union (1948-1956) 

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Vera Šćepanović, CEU. (Re)producing competitive advantage: workforce skills and automobile multinationals in Central and Eastern Europe

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Zbigniew Truchlewski, CEU. Why would thou restrain thyself? Varieties of Capitalism and the international political economy of domestic fiscal regimes 

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