“Controlling Corruption Through Collective action” articole written by Alina Mungiu-Pippidi

  Alina Mungiu-Pippidi’s article “Controlling CorruptionThrough Collective action” has been published in Journal of Democracy (Number 1, Volume 24, January 2013). Read the full article here.

“For a truly incorruptible state” article written by Alina Mungiu-Pippidi is published on

“The anti-corruption policy implemented by successive governments with support from the EU is not only ineffective, but actually aggravates the problem, argues a Romanian editorialist. The solution is a full scale overhaul of the state. But this will only happen
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19.03.2012: Adevărul: “Ce ne facem cu ACTA? Un studiu românesc aduce în actualitate problemele tratatului suspendat,dar nu anulat de România”

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Press Reactions to Debate on National Anti-Corruption Strategy, Held by Alliance for Clean Romania and Justice Ministry

The debate regarding the new 2013-2014 National Anti-Corruption Strategy, organized by the Alliance for a Clean Romania and the Justice Ministry on Monday, October 3, was picked up by the central press. – Debate on 2013-2014 National Anti-Corruption Strategy/
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The most recent RAS policy brief taken by several sources of information

The most recent SAR policy brief “How Can Romania Meet European Energy Requirements? Three Scenarios” by Corina Murafa got a wide cover in the press.The policy brief was taken by some of the most important economic sources of information, partially
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SAR President Speaks on National TV Station on Lesson Taught by Disappointing 2011 Baccalaureate Results

Alina Mungiu-Pippidi was recently invited by Ramona Avramescu to appear on the latter’s show, Unconventional Interviews and discussed the lesson we ought to learn from the disappointing results of the latest Baccalaureate  exam.   Watch the interview here (Romanian only).

Hotnews – SAR Study: Faces of the Romanian Legal System. Causes of Delays in Criminal Court Cases

One of the major deficiencies of the Romanian legal system is the slow speed of its procedures. Cases lag behind for years and years before various courts, while, in the case of the criminal system, punishing those who break the
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Hotnews – SAR Maintains Home Taxation on Mkt Value Could Bring Up to Extra EUR1B to Local Budgets

Taxing real estate property by their market value will bring extra income ranging from EUR600 million to EUR1 billion, given the current real estate market situation, and this amount might even increase in the future, says an analysis by the
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TVR Info – Interview with SAR President Alina Mungiu-Pippidi on Electing Mayors in One Round Only

Changing the oldest democratic voting system in Romania is not in the least justifiable, underscores Romanian Academic Society President Alina Mungiu Pippidi, in her comment on the Parliament’s decision to elect mayors in a single round of elections. See the
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Hotnews – SAR: Energy Regulator’s Status Should Be Similar to Central Bank

The Romanian Academic Society (SAR) suggests that the National Authority for Regulating the Energy Field (ANRE) should be granted a status comparable to that of the Central Bank. Specifically, it should answer before Parliament, submit its yearly report for Parliament
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