Tag Archives: Social

03.2012: Constantin Vică – “Why the Romanian Parliament should not ratify ACTA”

The report analyses the main problems of ACTA with a special focus on risks and socio-economic implications. It starts by analyzing procedural problems (negotiations and interpretation of the agreement), then it switches to substantial topics of ACTA like the terminology,
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9.2009: Policy briefs about the health system reformation

The financial crisis drastically reduced the budget for the health system in 2009, with 20% in comparison to 2008. The funds were enough only for the first nine months of the year and in the last trimester expenses were made
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2005: Research report about Romanians’s migration abroad

Romanian citizens working abroad represent an important part of the national work force; their number has increased due to the removal of visas in the European zone and is expected to further grow once Romania becomes an accessing EU country.
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Social issues

PWR 32, June 2008 – Lights and shadows in the Romanian schools PWR 2, August 2003 – A Demografic Time Bomb? Annual EWR, 2003 – After Copenhagen. The Road Ahead / A state of the Unions EWR 7, November 2002
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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
› Continue reading Monday September 1st, 2008


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