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  • 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.

  • Trump: Populism, American Hegemony and Global Politics in the 21st Century

    Trump: Populism, American Hegemony and Global Politics in the 21st Century

    Each American Presidentialelection in the past quarter of century has had the power to trigger thefeeling, and sometimes even the certainty, that major historical shifts areunderway in international affairs. The election of Donald J. Trump is noexception.

  • Thieves in the night: can a slogan trigger real improvement in Romanian politics?

    Thieves in the night: can a slogan trigger real improvement in Romanian politics?

    It is rather unusual for a country like Romania to catch the eye of the international public to the extent it has in the past month. An unprecedented wave of protests saw thousands of Romanians take to the streets regularly – night and day – despite the cold, reaching more than 600,000 people on February 5.

  • The Trojan Horse

    The Trojan Horse

    This paper takes stock of the events immediately following the Referendum and argues that, from a historical point of view, Britain’s relationship with the EU has always been fraught with tensions and difficult negotiations.

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: 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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Recommendations on the law of political parties (in Romanian)

Published by: Gabriel Badescu, George Jiglau, Laura Bretea
4 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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