• The Crisis of Macroeconomics

    The Crisis of Macroeconomics

    This paper asks how a structural discipline like mainstream macroeconomics reacts when it comes up against such serious anomalies. To shed light on this question the paper codes 115 relevant articles from three top economics journals.

  • The 2020 Conference of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, 2-4 July, Cluj-Napoca

    The 2020 Conference of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, 2-4 July, Cluj-Napoca

    The conference will be co-organized by the Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, through the Center for the Study of Democracy, and the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work of the Babeș-Bolyai University, together with the Romanian Institute for Research on National Minorities (ISPMN).

  • Energy poverty and the vulnerable consumer: How far are we from Europe?

    Energy poverty and the vulnerable consumer: How far are we from Europe?

    The analysis is based on three main pillars: a review of the issue at the level of literature and European and international institutions, a radiography of the legislative framework and of the practices in Romania, an analysis of data at the level of our country.

  • Should we trust Romania at the head of the European Union council?

    Should we trust Romania at the head of the European Union council?

    Romania is now in charge of the EU Council’s rotating presidency. Several European leaders expressed fears that, given Romania’s domestic political climate, its leadership might harm the EU.

Research reports

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Reforming the mechanisms of political representation in Romania

Published by: Gabriel Badescu, George Jiglau
15 Jul 2015
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Hate speech in Romania

Published by: Gabriel Badescu, Petruta Teampau, Daniela Angi, Carmen Greab
1 Mar 2014
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Evaluation of the Impact non-formal education program

Published by: Petruta Teampau
1 Jun 2012

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Books

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Tolerance of Liberal Values in Romania

Published by: Bogdan Radu
7 Jul 2016
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Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Minority Regime

Published by: Levente Salat
20 Aug 2015

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Policy Briefs

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Energy poverty and the vulnerable consumer in Romania and Europe

Published by: George Jiglau, Anca Sinea, Corina Murafa
16 Dec 2017
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Energy poverty and the vulnerable consumer: How far are we from Europe?

Published by: George Jiglau, Anca Sinea, Corina Murafa
31 Mar 2017
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Recommendations on the law of parliamentary elections (in Romanian)

Published by: Gabriel Badescu, George Jiglau, Laura Bretea
8 Jun 2015

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Center for the Study of Democracy

We are a think-thank founded in 2006 at the Faculty of Political Sciencet at Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania. The Center engages in research projects and analyses from a comparative perspective with a solid practical component on issues such as: democratization, migration, ethnicity, civic education, electoral behavior, and institutional design. Our collaborations reach institutions such as the Presidential Administration, the Romanian Parliament, local administrative institutions and organizations within civil society.

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