Publications

Plan B – B for Balkans

Prof. Dr. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi is the co-editor of this policy paper. A book covering the Balkans’ previous Europeanization attempt (after their independence from the Ottomans), edited by Pippidi with Wim van Meurs (CAP Munich) will be out next year. Read more
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Books edited at SAR

– The Coalition for a Clean Parliament, 2005. A Quest for Political Integrity: the story of a civic campaign. Polirom. – Larry Diamond et al, 2005. Consolidating Democracies(Romanian edition), Polirom. – Alina Mungiu Pippidi and Ivan Krastev, 2003. Nationalism after Communism: Lessons Learned.
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Annual report and forecast – Romania 2007

Romania has joined the EU in January 2007, but its European agenda is still work in progress. We don’t know for sure what exactly we need to do in the near future, beyond setting up the institutional system required for
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“A Quest for Political Integrity” (Polirom, 2005) – Romanian Coalition for a Clean Parliament

Sorry, this entry is only available in Română.


The Economist about “A Tale of Two Villages: Coerced Modernization in the Eastern Europe Country Side “: a book that deserves to be read

A book that deserves to be read by all those wondering where European Union money is going and why Romanian village dwellers continue to vote for people and parties that bear the responsibility of keeping them poor. The appeal issued
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SAR Report: Property Restitution in the Balkans

The largest ignored policy issue in transitioning countries – post-Communist property restitution, be it lands, buildings, forests or financial compensation – was analyzed by the Romanian Academic Society (SAR), upon the request of the European Parliament. Mobilizing our in-house expertise and employing
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SAR Report: Property Restitution: Why Did It Go So Wrong in Romania?

Beyond the judicial details of the restitution program, two traits set Romania apart in Central and Eastern Europe: the inability to decide between in-kind compensation v. financial restitutions, with successive laws creating confusion and overlapping rights, and large-scale abuse on
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