Publications

THE ANNUAL FORECAST AND ANALYSIS REPORT – ROMANIA 2017

The 2017 SAR Annual Policy Analysis and Forecasting Report asks the big question: do EU funds lead Romania to “Europeanization”? Or to put it differently, do they contribute to our overall development or not? There are risks involved: it was
› Continue reading Monday March 6th, 2017


Policy Brief #74: Transparency of Public Institutions in Romania and the Republic of Moldova – A Challenging Ideal

More than 15 years after the freedom of information acts were passed, most public institutions in Romania and the Republic of Moldova still do not publish their annual reports. Moreover, although transparency of decision-making has been regulated in Romania since
› Continue reading Friday April 29th, 2016


Volume 15, number 2 of the Romanian Journal of Political Science (PolSci)

The latest issue of the Romanian Journal of Political Science presents studies on phenomena that affect a series of countries in Europe and not only. The first study brings evidence to support the idea that Revolution in Military Affairs occurs
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The Annual Forecast and Analysis report – Romania 2016

What lessons can we draw from the tumultuous year 2015? In the Annual Forecast and Analysis report – Romania 2016, SAR draws a series of conclusions regarding the apparent progress that Romania registered regarding control of corruption and economic growth.
› Continue reading Thursday February 25th, 2016


Research Report: Discrimination in higher education: Perceptions, combating mechanisms and its media reflection

Equality of opportunities and the respect for human rights are two of the main principles that should characterize any democratic society. The phenomenon of discrimination in Romanian higher education had not been analyzed in a comprehensive manner until now. The
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SAR has contributed to the „Beyond the tipping point: Anti-corruption works. Governance works better” report

Experts of SAR have contributed to the „Beyond the tipping point: Anti-corruption works. Governance works better” report as part of the U.S.-Romania Initiative Working Group of The Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). CEPA is the only U.S. think-tank dedicated
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Policy Brief #66, November 2015: Immigration Policies in Romania. Policy proposals regarding the protection of immigrants’ civil rights in Romania

The research report entitled “Between discrimination, abuse and exploitation: the protection of immigrants’ civil rights in Romania”, drafted by the Romanian Academic Society (RAS) and the Romanian Association for Heath Promotion (ARPS), pointed out the obstacles faced by foreigners living
› Continue reading Monday November 23rd, 2015


Research Report: Between discrimination, abuse and exploitation: the protection of immigrants’ civil rights in Romania

The report examines the exercise of immigrants’ civil rights and the barriers they face in relation to public institutions and the general population. The novelty element of this research consists in addressing the obstacles encountered in exercising civil rights, in
› Continue reading Friday November 6th, 2015


Volume 15, number 1 of the Romanian Journal of Political Science (PolSci)

PolSci Volume 15, number 1 (Summer 2015) comprises articles which deal with topics such as voting behaviour, the relationship between the perception, direct experience with corruption  and institutional trust and the evolution of political parties in countries such as Slovenia
› Continue reading Tuesday October 13th, 2015


Research Report: The use of hateful speech during the political campaign for presidential elections of 2014 and its reflection in the media

Hateful or discriminatory discourse against minorities is often employed by Romanian politicians in order to gain electoral capital. This report analyzes the incidence and main characteristics of the discriminatory discourse during the 2014 Romanian presidential campaign, by employing both a
› Continue reading Friday September 25th, 2015


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